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5@5: Fermentation is the culinary tool du jour | Bee bill hits Senate during Pollinator Week

5@5: Fermentation is the culinary tool du jour | Bee bill hits Senate during Pollinator Week

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.

Fermentation fervor: Here's how chefs boost flavor and health

Just as interest in fermented foods progresses, so does the research into how fermenting may benefit health. And so does how chefs use the process in the kitchen. Chefs are experimenting with microorganisms as a way to bring out flavors in foods and transform ingredients. Read more at NPR...


Bees now have some allies in Congress

A bill introduced Thursday in the Senate would create more financial incentives for farmers to plant bee-friendly plants and more grants to fund programs dedicated to the cause. It would also set a goal for federal agencies to conserve, restore or enhance 3 million acres of pollinator habitat for bees. Read more at Think Progress...

GNC gains as buyout rumors of Vitamin Shoppe resurface

During a year of a downward sales trends, chatter of a merger with a rival supplement chain his driven GNC shares up. Read more at Yahoo! Finance...


Organic Consumers sues maker of Shredded Wheat cereal for false 'natural' claims

Shredded Wheat samples tested positive for the presence of glyphosate and therefore aren't "made with nothing but goodness," according to a lawsuit filed by The Organic Consumers Association against Post Holdings Inc. Read more at Organic Consumers Association...


How IKEA plans to help restaurants build their own indoor farms

To create a more home-grown food supply, the home furnishing company partnered with Space 10 and used a bunch of its own products to develop hydroponic gardening system that is uses to grow food inside of its in-store cafes. Read more at Fortune...

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