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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.

Monsanto ordered to pay $289 million in California Roundup cancer trial

Monsanto was found liable in a lawsuit and ordered to pay $289 million in damages to a man who alleged the company's glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, caused him cancer. Read more at CNBC ...

 

Whole Foods' Walter Robb Is Taking On Food Waste

“This is an opportunity whose time has arrived,” says Robb. “There is now an appreciation that food matters. Together with technology change, media change, and a generation change, we’re at a place where we can take on the next generation of issues. One of those is using food well.” Read more at Forbes

 

Icebox’s Grocery Replenishment Service Wants You to Never Run Out of Eggs

The company uses tech to automate the grocery shopping experience so it can replenish ingredients in your fridge — before you even know you’ll need them. Read more at The Spoon ...

 

Salisbury-based Perdue aims to break organic price barrier with new chicken brand

Perdue Foods, the Salisbury-based chicken giant, aims to break the organic price barrier with a new organic brand it’s launching at a time when organic food is growing nearly six times as fast as the overall food market. Read more at The Baltimore Sun...

 

A new take on bringing farm-fresh organic to the city

Chicago’s food chain just received a couple new links for fresh organic produce, meat and dairy, thanks to FamilyFarmed and a new food distribution method. Read more at Agrinews

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