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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.

Hidden corporate donors poured $11M into fight to stop GMO labels in Wash.

The Washington state attorney general is accusing the Grocery Manufacturers Association of evading campaign disclosure laws by shielding the identities of brands that contributed $11 million to a campaign to defeat a GMO labeling measure in 2013. Read more at The Seattle Times...


Fake maple syrup is ruining America's breakfast

Chemical flavoring and coloring are definitely not the same as maple syrup. Producers across the country have asked the FDA for stricter enforcement of food labeling measures, pointing out that many products that use "maple" in the product names don't actually contain maple syrup or sugar. Read more at Munchies...

Jessica Alba's Honest Co. slapped with second lawsuit

Like a previous class-action lawsuit, this one alleges that the brand falsely labels dozens of products as natural and free of harsh chemicals, when in fact they "contain a spectacular array of synthetic and toxic ingredients." Read more at Inc...


Google takes on Amazon and Instacart with push into grocery delivery

As part of Google Express, the company began its same-day grocery delivery service in the San Francisco and Los Angeles markets from stores like Costco and Smart & Final. Read more at Silicon Valley Business Journal...


Nordic brand's omega-3 supplements given FoS nod

Friggs, which uses fish oil from Peruvian anchovies fished in the South East Pacific Ocean, is now certified by Friends of the Sea. Read more at Undercurrent News...

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