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[email protected]: Two more peanut-case prison sentences | Simon calls for political action on food front

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.

Two more peanut executives sentenced to prison

Two former Peanut Corporation of America production managers were sentenced on Thursday to relatively short terms in federal prison. Both pleaded guilty to a variety of charges and testified against their bosses at trial. Read more at Albany Herald ...


Simon says natural food producers must be more politically active

Conventional food producers and sellers, including the junk-food industry and pro-insecticide trade groups, are making their voices heard in Washington. They will fill the silence if natural and organic organizations don't speak up. Read more at Aljazeera America ...


EPA: Minors can no longer apply pesticides

Last week, it was OK for 17-year-olds to apply pesticides to crops. Now, it's not. That's just one rule the EPA has enacted regarding the risky chemicals. Read more at Modern Farmer ...


ADM to add flavor-maker Eatem Foods

Eatem Foods Co., a private New Jersey company that creates savory flavor systems, is becoming part of Archer Daniels Midland. The Illinois-based company is expanding its food service portfolio. Read more at Food Business News ...


Alaska-raised reality TV star creates not-for-profit food company

The CEO of Oakland, California's CORE Foods supports organic farming, the local economy, offsetting carbon emissions and needy families with organic, plant-based bars. Read more at Alaska Dispatch News ...

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