Organic Certification Is Not A Food Safety Standard
When Miles McEvoy became Deputy Administrator of the USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP) he set out to do something in the Obama administration that Science 2.0 long had called for, and Consumers Union had been calling for a decade before us; spot field testing of organic food so their customers could be certain that the prohibited substances and excluded methods that marketers advertise in their process were actually not being used.
Organto Adds Strategic Supply Partner For Value-Added Organic Vegetables
Organto Foods Inc., an integrated provider of value-added organic vegetables and fruits today announced that it has entered into a long-term strategic supply relationship with an established supplier of conventional and organic fruits and vegetables operating in Zimbabwe.
Save the Date! 2019 Organic Agriculture Research Forum
OFRF is pleased to announce the 2019 Organic Agriculture Research Forum, presented in partnership with Organicology on February 16, 2019 in Portland, Oregon.
Monterey Cannabis Summit Announced Its Speakers And Schedule For The Two Day Conference
The Monterey County Cannabis Industry Association (MCCIA) will host the 2018 Monterey Cannabis Summit this December 13th and 14th. MCCIA is pleased to announce its keynote speakers Andrew DeAngelo, Co-Founder and Director of Operations, Harborside and Cheryl Shuman, media personality and cannabis expert as well as moderators, panelists and complete schedule for the Summit.
Organic Farming Methods Favors Pollinators
Pollinating insects are endangered globally, with a particularly steep decline over the last 40 years. An extensive 3-year study has found that organic farming methods can contribute to halting the pollinator decline. This beneficial effect is due to both the absence of insecticides and a higher provision of flower resources.