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[email protected]: California poised to pass toughest antibiotics law yet | Stephen Colbert 'pre-apologizes' for Whole Foods

5@5: California poised to pass toughest antibiotics law yet | Stephen Colbert 'pre-apologizes' for Whole Foods
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.

California is about to stop people from pumping so many drugs into meat

Legislation awaiting the signature of Gov. Jerry Brown would retract the rights of meat producers to use antibiotics "in a regular pattern." Read more at Mother Jones...


Eating organic lowers pesticide levels in children

Research published in the October issue of Environmental Health Perspectives found reduced levels of two common pesticides and one herbicide in children who ate an organic diet for seven days. Read more at The New York Times...


Post makes palm oil pledge

Although it uses relatively little of the ingredient, Post says it will ensure its purchases don't contribute to rainforest deforestation by December of next year. Read more at Food Business News...


Watch Stephen Colbert apologize for Whole Foods' future missteps

As the chain faces continued criticism from the media and consumers, the comedian makes some "pre-apologies" for it. Read more at Grist...


Harrison's Bird Foods non-GMO verified

It becomes the first commercial pet bird food company to have its main line of products non-GMO verified. Read more at Pet Products News...

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