5@5: Court backs Bayer in FTC probiotic claims case | EPA overhauls pesticide rules for farms

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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.

Bayer wins judge's order in contempt case filed by FTC in 2014

The Federal Trade Commission's accusation that a Bayer U.S. subsidiary made misleading claims about its digestive health supplement backfired as a U.S. District Court backed Bayer in its marketing of dietary supplements. Read more at Reuters...


EPA announces new rules to protect farmworkers from pesticides

​Farms will have to make a host of changes, like training workers on the risks of pesticides annually and keeping more records on when and where they use specific pesticides, according to new EPA rules that have now been finalized. Read more at NPR...

Omega-3s are vital for a healthy ocean

A new study published in Nature Scientific Reports says that tiny creatures called copepods, which play a vital role in maintaining a healthy ocean, depend on omega-3s to survive. Read more at Science Daily...


Is millet the next super grain?

Grown and consumed frequently in places like Africa, India and Europe, millet hasn't quite caught on in the U.S. But The Millet Project is trying to ignite a trend around this ancient grain. Read more at Civil Eats...


Vegans go glam

Veganism has transformed from a niche food tribe to a hip, mainstream trend. Read more at The New York Times...

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