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Organic Farms Become a Winner in Putin’s Feud With the West

November 18, 2014

NYTIMES:  Boris Akimov’s cellphone, which quacks like a duck, started to sound like a whole flock soon after President Vladimir V. Putin imposed sweeping food sanctions barring many Western imports last August.

The standards that shape the burgeoning $35 billion organics industry

November 17, 2014

PHYS.ORG: Melissa Bailey has been director of the standards division for the National Organic Program at the U.S. Department of Agriculture since 2010.

5 Questions for an International Organics Expert: IFOAM’s Andre Leu

November 13, 2014

CIVIL EATS: Andre Leu has been an organic farmer in Australia for 40 years.

Wal-Mart Promises Organic Food for Everyone

November 6, 2014

BLOOMBERG: Buoyed by the improving economy and Americans’ belief that they can eat themselves healthy, sales of organic food are booming again. 

SunOpta: This Organic Story Has Room To Run

November 1, 2014

SEEKING ALPHA: The organic food market is attracting a slew of new companies as consumers are demanding healthier and less additive options for their food sources. 

Amy’s Kitchen factory bodes well for Idaho organic ag

October 30, 2014

CAPITAL PRESS: The arrival of a large manufacturer of organic convenience food in Pocatello, Idaho, could lead to considerable growth in the state's organic agriculture industry.

Kroger CEO sees organics as ‘billion dollar brand’ (Video)

October 29, 2014

CINCINATTI BUSINESS: Kroger Co. is already huge, so how can it keep growing? Organic and natural foods feature the biggest opportunity for growth, Kroger executives told analysts and major investors on Wednesday.

USDA expedites non-GMO labeling procedure for organic certified meat and poultry producers.

October 23, 2014

USDA: For meat or poultry products that are certified to the USDA organic regulations at 7 CFR part 205, an establishment may add a statement to the label of such a product about the non-use of GE ingredients.

The Nutritional Benefits of Organic Fruits and Vegetables

October 1, 2014

WHOLEFOODS: Do you think eating organic is better for you? Recent studies are backing up what many thought: organic foods do indeed have a healthier nutritional profile than their conventional counterparts. 

An organic check-off explained

July 26, 2014

CIVIL EATS: Imagine an ad campaign for organic food as ubiquitous as “Got Milk?,” “Pork. The Other White Meat,” and “Beef: It’s What’s for Dinner.”