5@5: U.S. gov sets goal to reduce food waste | Meijer launches natural food & beverage brand

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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.

It's time to get serious about reducing food waste, feds say

Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Environmental Protection Agency challenged the country to reduce food waste by 50 percent over the next 15 years. Read more at NPR...


Retailer launches natural food and drink line

Meijer has combined its Meijer Organics and Meijer Naturals product lines to create True Goodness, which is expected to offer 325 products free from artificial ingredients and hydrogenated oils by early next year. Read more at Grand Rapids Business Journal...

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to propose tax breaks for supermarkets in food deserts

The mayor of Baltimore plans to introduce legislation that would offer 10-year tax breaks to opening or renovating grocery stores in parts of the city where fresh food access is scarce. Read more at Baltimore Biz Journal...


Sour on milk? The changing relationship between consumers and milk

Like many other food categories, milk is a maturing as a category as more alternatives emerge and more consumers become aware of (and have concerns about) production practices. Read more at Forbes...


'Ingredients' book casts an artist's eye on food additives

Photographer Dwight Eschliman and writer Steve Ettlinger say their new book is "for anyone wondering what's in their food." They chose 75 common food additives and researched and photographed each one. Read more at National Geographic...

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