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Pepsi to buy organic drink maker KeVita

PepsiCo announced it will buy KeVita, a maker of probiotic and kombucha drinks, for an undisclosed price. This acquisition is a boost to PepsiCo’s effort to grow its line of health and wellness products. Read more at TheStreet...

 

FDA outlines data needed for over-the-counter sunscreen additives

The Food and Drug Administration issued guidelines for sunscreen makers that will require them to provide data to prove the ingredients in the products are safe. The guidelines laid out chemical and human studies manufacturers will need to conduct to get approval for any new ingredient in over-the-counter sunscreens. Read more at Reuters...

 

Patagonia will donate 100% of its Black Friday sales

The outdoor clothing retailer is used to bringing in millions of dollars on Black Friday. But this year it’s doing something a little different. The company will be donating 100 percent of its sales to grassroots environmental groups that protect vital natural resources like water, air and soil. Read more at CNNMoney...

 

Why your doctor might start grocery shopping with you

Healthcare systems are waking up to the fact that people’s regular eating and exercise habits have a much bigger effect on their health than the time spent at the doctor’s office. So some hospitals are taking a more proactive approach to improving the health of their communities—including grocery trips. Read more at The Los Angeles Times...

 

Green and Black's stops using all organic chocolate

The chocolate brand, founded in 1991 and bought by Cadbury in 2005, will no longer have the word ‘organic’ printed on the label for its U.S. products. However, the U.K. products will continue to be organic. Green & Blacks was founded by Craig Sams and Josephine Fairley as a small, organic brand, which was awarded Britain's first Fairtrade mark. Read more at The Independent...

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