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USDA Clarifies Requirements for Transitioning Dairy Animals into Organic Production; Invites Comments on Proposed Rule

April 27, 2015

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is seeking comments on a proposed rule to clarify the requirements for the transition of dairy animals into organic production.

Organic Trade Association unveils promising stats on industry growth

April 16, 2015

The head of the Organic Trade Association (OTA) told a sold-out conference Wednesday morning that the results of a recent annual survey show “organic has turned a corner.”

Consumers increasingly buy organic products despite high prices, supply shortages in industry

April 16, 2015

The higher price of organic foods and other products doesn't seem to be deterring consumers: Sales jumped 11 percent last year, an industry report says.

U.S. Forced to Import Corn as Shoppers Demand Organic Food

April 16, 2015

A growing demand for organics, and the near-total reliance by U.S. farmers on genetically modified corn and soybeans, is driving a surge in imports from other nations where crops largely are free of bioengineering.

Organic food firms tackle supply constraints

April 3, 2015

Last year, organic cereal maker Nature’s Path Foods Inc. grew so frustrated with organic-grain shortfalls that it decided to get aggressive about its supply chain.

Organic cropland for cash? Yes, please!

March 31, 2015

Jim Cramer has been one of the biggest supporters behind the natural and organic food wave that has swept the country. He considers it one of the most lucrative trends of our era.

Stop Making Us Guinea Pigs

March 25, 2015

While we’re at it, let’s finally start labeling products made with genetically engineered food. Right now, the only way we can be sure to avoid them is to buy organic food. If G.M.O.s were largely beneficial to eaters, manufacturers would proudly boast of products containing them.

Consumer Reports: Organic Produce Healthier

March 24, 2015

You might want to think twice about the type of produce you buy next time you’re at the store. According to Consumer Reports magazine, shoppers should be buying organic fruits and vegetables.

Rise of the mindful (organic) shopper

March 15, 2015

Vancouver mom Caitlin Adam wants the best for her children and worries that conventional produce may contain pesticides or Genetically Modified Organisms that she can avoid by buying organic.

Investing in our future: Why the time is right for an organic check-off

March 2, 2015

Food Navigator USA: Investing in our future: Why the time is right for an organic check-off

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