5@5: Universities embrace local food | Study: Weak link between food deserts and obesity

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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.

12 universities leading the charge in serving locally sourced food

From California to Ohio to Washington D.C., schools across the country are engaging in the local food movement by starting community gardens and serving locally sourced food in their cafeterias. Read more at EcoWatch...


Fast-food nation? Where you live doesn't affect what you eat, researchers say

A new study of Los Angeles residents challenges the notion that people in food deserts without easy access to healthy food are more likely to be obese. Read more at Los Angeles Times...

Eggless mayo causes heartache

Recently released documents show members of the American Egg Board, a research and promotion program that USDA oversees, discussing ways to deal with competition from Hampton Creek with an outside PR firm. Read more at the Associated Press...


Bob Evans focusing on 'fresh,' 'natural'

Amid falling sales, the restaurant is simplifying its menus and unveiling new breakfasts centered on fresh ingredients. Read more at Food Business News...


Grocery store offers discounts for customers who get logo tattoos

What would you do for a discount? At this Kentucky natural retailer, customers can get 20 percent off of their groceries for life if they get inked with the store's logo. Read more at UPI...

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