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[email protected]: Inside Perdue's move to "no antibiotics ever" chicken | Fresh & Easy downsizes

5@5: Inside Perdue's move to "no antibiotics ever" chicken | Fresh & Easy downsizes
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.

Perdue sharply cuts antibiotic use in chickens and jabs at its rivals

More than half of Perdue's chickens can now be labeled, "no antibiotics ever"--but it's taken the company a decade and a half to get there. Read more at The New York Times...


Fresh & Easy to close 14 stores as downsizing continues

The retailer, which offers low prices on natural and organic foods, is closing more than a dozen underperforming stores, leaving fewer than 100 locations remaining. Read more at The Orange County Register...

Good Food vs. Big Food

Companies like Chipotle that are winning with consumers are losing in Washington--but that's because they're not spending money on lobbying. Instead, they're funding education and community-building initiatives and events. Read more at Politico...


Jammy Dodger maker gets sweet tooth for Nakd bars

The next big natural acquisition? Bidders including Burtons Biscuits, Kelloggs and Hain Celestial reportedly have eyes on Natural Balance Foods, the maker of Nakd and Trek health food bars. Read more at The Telegraph...


A green light for red palm oil as a health aid?

Red palm oil contains vitamin E, including antioxidants that some researchers think may be good for the cardiovascular system. Read more at The Wall Street Journal...

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