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Mondelēz invests in Uplift Food for prebiotic fiber powder Uplift Food

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Each day at 5 p.m. we collect the five top food and supplement headlines of the day, making it easy for you to catch up on today's most important natural products industry news.

Snacking giant Mondelēz takes on gut health with stake in Uplift Food

The company behind Oreo, Ritz, Wheat Thins and other snack foods has bought a minority stake in Uplift Food, which makes a powdered fiber supplement that features prebiotics and probiotics. Mondelēz expects to add this supplement to its products as consumers become more aware of prebiotics’ benefits. Read more at Forbes

 

International Women’s Day: 5 women working to improve the climate

Helen Clarkson, CEO of The Climate Group, goes behind the headlines to highlight five women from around the world who are working behind the scenes—or at least away from the spotlight—to save our planet. Read more at The Climate Group

 

Bottled water company’s label angers Brooklyn residents

Bottled water company Ounce has Brooklyn, New York, residents protesting its size and label: a 40-ounce, all-white bottle with a white label dominated by the number 40. The founder, actor Theo Rossi, says he’s trying to encourage more people to drink water, but the residents say he’s putting “candy corn in a crack vial.” Read more at Vice.com

 

Does your age determine if you support legalized marijuana?

Many baby boomers—those born between 1946 and 1964, approximately—don’t want to see marijuana legalized, according to a new survey. Specifically, of adults who are older than 65, only 44 percent support legalization, Quinnipiac University found. Read more at Fortune

 

Big Ag and farm policy in the U.S. have global effects

Tim Wise, director of the Land and Food Rights Program and a researcher at Tufts University, explores how corporate influence and farm policies influence food around the world in his new book, Eating Tomorrow: Agribusiness, Family Farmers, and the Battle for the Future of Food. In this Q&A, he shares his ideas on improving the food system. Read more at Civil Eats

 

 

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