News from industry food companies.

Sprout Foods added 22 new products to its line of organic food for children. These products include Peach Multigrain Cereal with Blackberries and Creamy Vegetables with Chicken for babies 8-18 months, plus Fruity Yogurt Bites and Crispy Fruit & Veggie Chews for toddlers. All Sprout Foods products and packages are eco-friendly.

Tofutti Brands is introducing a new frozen dish—a cheese ravioli that is completely egg and dairy free. Available in Jumbo and Bite-Sized, the raviolis are filled with Tofutti Better than Ricotta Cheese. The pasta contains seven grams of protein, no trans-fat and no cholesterol.

GO Veggie! (formerly Galaxy Nutritional Foods) has introduced GO Veggie! Dairy Free Mozzarella Style and Mexican Style Shreds. The non-GMO and dairy-, soy-, gluten-, lactose- and preservative-free shreds melt, stretch and taste like real cheese. Additionally, the products have no added sugars, have zero saturated and hydrogenated fats and are cholesterol free.

Those that self-define as vegans or vegetarians were once a rare breed, at least in Western culture. Less so today: Last year’s Gallup poll revealed that 5% of people in the United States think of themselves as vegetarians. 2% identified as vegan, and there’s not a lot of overlap between the two; most respondents that called themselves vegan marked down that they were not vegetarians (1).

For the past 10 years, WholeFoods Magazine has honored outstanding natural products industry companies with our Natural Choice Awards.

News from industry food companies.

Austin, TX—Products containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) as ingredients will require special labeling in all Whole Foods Market stores by 2018, the company announced at Natural Products Expo West. It becomes the first national grocery chain to take such a step.

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A public hearing, held in February in Olympia, WA, saw a debate over the merits of Initiative 522, which would label all food containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) sold in that state.

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