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[email protected]: McDonald's to move to cage-free eggs | NIH grants $35 million for supplement research

5@5: McDonald's to move to cage-free eggs | NIH grants $35 million for supplement research
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.

McDonald's plans a shift to eggs from only cage-free hens

The company, which uses some two billion eggs annually, says it will begin phasing out its use of eggs from hens kept in cages, a move that could have real implications for North American egg producers. Read more at The New York Times...


NIH awards nearly $35 million to research natural products

Five research centers jointly funded by the Office of Dietary Supplements and the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health will study the safety of botanical dietary supplements and other natural products. Read more at NIH...

Hain Celestial names new CFO

Pasquale Conte, the treasurer and senior vice president of finance for the company, will take over for Stephen J. Smith at the end of this month. Read more at Food Business News...


Vitamins against violence: aggressive Dutch inmates to get health kick

Next year, inmates with violent tendencies at seven Dutch prisons will receive additional vitamins, minerals and fish oil in a study aimed at gauging whether supplements can help reduce aggression. Read more at Yahoo! News...


Tech-savvy pair turns diet hacking into full-time experiment

A software engineer and a technical recruiter founded Super Body Fuel to develop a Soylent-esque range of nutritional powders that can provide a complete meal. Read more at Los Angeles Times...

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