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[email protected]: India drafts new supplement regulations | America's food delivery obsession

5@5: India drafts new supplement regulations | America's food delivery obsession
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.

FSSAI drafts safety norms to regulate food and health supplements

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India is seeking public comment on a new set of quality and safety norms for dietary supplements and functional foods, which are currently not monitored by regulators. Read more at The Indian Express...


Lazy Americans are blowing tons of their money on food delivery

Convenience is king. A new study conducted by Butterball claims the average American spends more than $1,000 a year ordering food online. Less than a third of the 1,000 people surveyed said they cook at home every day of the week. Read more at Munchies...

To shed pounds, going vegetarian or vegan may help

In an analysis of previous randomized clinical studies, researchers from Harvard University's School of Public Health found that subjects who followed vegetarian or vegan diets lost 4.4 or 5.5 pounds more, respectively, than control subjects. Read more at NPR...


Sam Kass, former White House chef, named NBC News senior food analyst

In his new role, the former executive director of the Let's Move! campaign and White House nutrition adviser will contribute to several NBC broadcasts. Read more at Today...


Whole Foods, expensive cheese and the dilemma of cheap prison labor

Hyvee and other companies sell products made by prison workers, but Whole Foods is the primary retailer taking heat for buying from companies that source cheap labor from Colorado inmates through an arrangement with the Colorado prison system. Read more at Vice News...

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