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August 25, 2015

1 Min Read
5@5: Just Mayo isn't mayo, FDA says | Coke promises more transparency

FDA says vegan mayonnaise can't be called mayo

Unilever dropped its lawsuit against Hampton Creek last year, but the debate over whether an eggless product can call itself mayo lives on, and the FDA has just weighed in with a warning letter to the company. Read more at Time...


Coca-Cola vows transparency following widespread criticism of company-funded research

In response to criticism of its funding an organization trying to attribute lack of exercise--instead of sugar--as the main contributor to obesity, Coke's CEO said the company will "do a better job engaging both the public-health and scientific communities." Read more at Daily Meal...

Italy, land of pizza and pasta, is gluten-free friendly

Italy has about the same prevalence of celiac disease but surprisingly, there's a great deal of public awareness about it. Read more at NPR...


A Method to its madness

In its LEED Platinum-certified manufacturing plant in Chicago, Method hopes it will be able to use 100 percent renewable onsite energy and capture 100 percent of harvested rainwater. Read more at Packaging World...


Lawsuit alleges that Costco is selling slave-farmed shrimp

A class-action lawsuit filed against the retailer claims that Costco sources shrimp from a Thai company that feed its shrimp with fishmeal from companies that reportedly relies on slave labor. Read more at Modern Farmer...

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