5@5: FDA finalizes 2 FSMA rules | French appeals court finds Monsanto guilty of chemical poisoning

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Each day at 5 p.m. we collect the five top natural news headlines of the day, making it easy for you to catch up on today's most important natural products industry news.

FDA finalizes FSMA prevention controls rules for human and animal foods

The first two major rules were published Thursday, nearly four-and-a-half years after the Food Safety Modernization Act was signed into law, with "a very minimal number of new things" from previously released proposals. Read more at Food Safety News...


French court confirms Monsanto guilty of chemical poisoning

A French court in 2012 found Monsanto responsibility for the chemical poisoning of a farmer who said he suffered neurological problems after inhaling the U.S. company's Lasso weedkiller, and an appeals court this week upheld that ruling. Read more at Reuters...

Coming to a frying pan near you: Worm, fly and grasshopper cooking oils

Researchers at Wageningen University in the Netherlands are predicting that oil made from insects could be the next frontier in cooking oils because they're inexpensive, eco-friendly to produce and rich in proteins, minerals and vitamins. Read more at Entrepreneur...


Sprouts hopes to boost annual per-store volume to $20 million

Sprouts Farmers Market executives told investors at the Goldman Sachs Global Retailing Conference they're hoping to increase basket size and pursue new sales initiatives that include expanding private label. Read more at Supermarket News...


Acquisitions remain a priority for TreeHouse Foods

Executives from the company expressed interest in exploring acquisitions related to frozen foods and "better-for-you" items. Read more at Food Business News...

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