Top 5 – Organic News to Help You Grow
USDA Publishes Final Rule Amending the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances for Organic Handling or Production
The National List, codified at 7 CFR 205.601 through 205.606, identifies synthetic substances that may be used and natural substances that may not be used in organic crop and livestock production as well as a limited number of non-organic substances that may be used in or on organic processed products. The National Organic Standards Board (NOSB), a Federal Advisory
Mexico is the Fourth World Producer of Organic Foods
Oaxaca, Chiapas, Michoacán, Chihuahua and Nuevo León are the leading states in the area destined to sow these products, although the first three are the ones that concentrate 50% of the total land.
Organic Industry Leader Hires Strategic Sourcing Manager
Jacobs Farm Del Cabo, a leader in organic and sustainable farming of fresh herbs and vegetables out of the Central Coast of California and Mexico, has hired David Arana as its Strategic Sourcing Manager.
An Organic Diet May Lower Cancer Risk. Here's Why
A French study, published in October in JAMA Internal Medicine, has found that people who eat a mostly organic diet reduce their overall cancer risk by 25 percent.
The Nunes Company Elects Tom M. Nunes (T5) President
SALINAS, CA – The Nunes Company, one of the nation’s largest grower-shippers of conventional and organic fresh produce marketed under the Foxy® brand name, has elected Tom M. Nunes (T5) President of the Company.
Continued growth, new opportunities, and explaining markets - all trends that Wall Street celebrates. And for those involved in organics, the financial community is looking to invest in organics in two different ways--public equity and mergers and acquisitions.Read More
The CCOF Board of Directors recently selected Kelly Damewood to serve as the CEO of the organization succeeding Cathy Calfo. Kelly is currently CCOF’s Policy Director and spearheaded many key organizational initiatives during the past 4 years.Read More
It’s been nearly a decade since Green1 began developing a formula that allows the utilization of natural safe products to replace century-old toxic, hazardous products in a variety of industries.Read More