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5@5: U.N. meets to address antimicrobial resistance | Post Foods faces class action lawsuit

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.

Even organic baby food might still contain lead

The Clean Label Project, a Denver-based nonprofit scientific organization, had 628 items blind tested in an independent lab for 130 contaminants such as pesticide residue, lead, arsenic and BPA. None of the items tested were free of potentially harmful contaminants. Read more at Alternet...


United Nations declaration on antimicrobial resistance

Last month, the United Nations General Assembly held a one-day meeting to discuss how to take decisive action to stop this growing global challenge. For the first time Heads of States pledged their commitment to international cooperation to combat the problem and develop national action plans. Read more at Imperial College...


Post Foods faces class action over allegations of deceptive cereal box advertising

The plaintiffs says they were lured by the cereal boxes. Two California consumers are suing Post Foods for $5 million, alleging false advertising and unfair competition. Read more at Legal NewsLine...


AmazonFresh drops to $14.99 per month for Prime members

AmazonFresh, the online retailer’s grocery shopping service, just got a bit more enticing. The $14.99 per month subscription service will allow for a “Fresh Add-on” option as part of the yearly $99 Prime membership. Read more at Tech Crunch...


Tanzania’s first trial of genetically modified crops has begun

The African nation began its first-ever trial of genetically modified crops, prompted by this year’s unusually high temperatures and a stronger-than-usual El Niño that caused crippling droughts in the region. Read more at MIT Technology Review...


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