5@5: Massachusetts weighs GMO labeling bill | New dairy launches focus on protein

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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.

Consumer, business groups face off on genetically modified organisms labeling bill

A Massachusetts bill that would require food manufacturers to label products that are genetically modified had a hearing before the state legislature's Joint Committee on Environment on Tuesday. Activists from several consumer groups, along with 150 legislators, have united behind the bill. Read more at Mass Live...


Functional coffee piques consumer interest

In a new Mintel survey, more than 40 percent of U.S. consumers said they wished they could add vitamins or minerals to their coffee or tea at foodservice, and that they would like to see fortified coffee at retail. Read more at Food Product Design...

Meat by mail service, ButcherBox, hits Kickstarter goal in less than a day

More than 730 backers have contributed to the Kickstarter campaign for ButcherBox, a subscription box service that delivers subscribers 100 percent grass-feed beef. Read more at BostInno...


Protein content takes center stage in new dairy, yogurt launches

About 17 percent of new product launches in the U.S. yogurt category over the last year featured claims of being "high in protein" or a "source of protein," according to Innova Market Insights. Read more at Nutritional Outlook...


The carrot war gets serious

The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program has sparked a war in Washington as the frozen, canned and dried fruit industries fight for a spot in the school snack program. Read more at Politico...

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