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[email protected]: 10 states buy 78% of organic food | Call for Congress to act on climate change

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.

78% of organic sales made in just 10 states

A recent survey from the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service determined which states purchase the most organic food. Also, the results show that organic food sales continue to increase across the country. Read more at EcoWatch ...

Starbucks moving to all cage-free eggs by 2020

The company's decision, along with similar targets at other companies, increases competition for cage-free eggs as farmers recover from a massive outbreak of bird flu. Read more at Reuters ...

Food executives want Congress to act on climate change

Open letter in two major newspapers reads, "Climate change is bad for farmers and for agriculture. Drought, flooding, and hotter growing conditions threaten the world’s food supply and contribute to food insecurity." Read more at Grist ...

Emails document Monsanto's high-pressure GMO campaign

A New York Times story published in September might not have fully examined to what extent Monsanto and others leaned on agriculture professors to support GMO crops. Read more at Mother Jones ...

Ask Well: Do fish oil supplements ease dry eyes?

Research supports using fish oil to treat dry eye, but it's still not clear if it is effective. Read more at The New York Times ...

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