Today’s quick hits, March 27, 2023

Tulare Lake reclaims farmland: Tulare Lake was largely drained decades ago but reappeared this spring, swollen by runoff from the wettest winter in years, and has flooded 10,000 acres of farmland in the San Joaquin Valley of California. (Los Angeles Times)

Guidance on Dietary Statements: The FDA issued draft guidance to food manufacturers on how and when to use so-called Dietary Statements on food labels to ensure they promote good nutrition. (FDA)

Shut-down for meat startup: New Age Eats, one of the companies pursuing a place in the ‘cultivated’ meat industry, is shutting down after failing to secure necessary funding. (Ag Funder News)

Green methanol vs. pipeline: Jeff Bonar, chief executive of CapCO2, drove through Iowa and Illinois this month claiming his company’s green methanol is a better option than carbon pipelines. (Cedar Rapids Gazette)