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Organic industry tackles fraud issues - The Packer

Wed, 2018-11-14 18:39

Organic industry tackles fraud issues
The Packer
“It is critical that every link in the organic chain has systems and measures in place to provide the organic food that people can trust. We want our fraud prevention program to become the industry standard for achieving integrity across complex ...

Canada's organic demand going up, marketers say - The Packer

Wed, 2018-11-14 10:51

Canada's organic demand going up, marketers say
The Packer
“COTA runs two organic consumer-focused campaigns — Organic Week and Choose Canada Organic — which aim to educate Canadians on the benefits of organic food and its positive effects on human health and the environment,” Guerra said. Marketers ...

Book looks at science and food: Whole Foods, red stuff and bloody marys - Virginian-Pilot

Wed, 2018-11-14 03:44

Virginian-Pilot

Book looks at science and food: Whole Foods, red stuff and bloody marys
Virginian-Pilot
This is apparently true: People who buy or even see pictures of organic, healthful food are more likely to be ungenerous, judgmental and self-interested than people who buy or see pictures of standard or unhealthful foods. Rachel Herz, who studies the ...

The Organic Food Industry Forges Its Own Path to Expand Growth - Civil Eats

Wed, 2018-11-14 03:08

Civil Eats

The Organic Food Industry Forges Its Own Path to Expand Growth
Civil Eats
Should organic farmers and processors pool their money to create their own “checkoff” program used for industry-wide research and marketing much like other food industries do? (Think: “Got Milk?” or “Pork: The Other White Meat” and “Beef: Its What's ...

Russian organic food highly popular in China's northeast, says ambassador - TASS

Mon, 2018-11-12 12:01

Russian organic food highly popular in China's northeast, says ambassador
TASS
BEIJING, November 12./TASS/. Russian organic products are highly popular in China's northeast, and along with supplies of oil and gas from Russia they can be seen among promising trajectories for trade cooperation of the two countries, Russian ...

North Coast wineries bullish on organic grapes to drive growth - Sonoma Index-Tribune

Sun, 2018-11-11 10:08

Sonoma Index-Tribune

North Coast wineries bullish on organic grapes to drive growth
Sonoma Index-Tribune
The local wine industry is looking to increase its share in the overall $50 billion organic food market in the United States despite challenges.

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North Coast wineries bullish on organic grapes to drive growth - Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Sun, 2018-11-11 02:38

Santa Rosa Press Democrat

North Coast wineries bullish on organic grapes to drive growth
Santa Rosa Press Democrat
Walk down the aisle at the local Whole Foods Market or any other similar grocer. Almost everywhere you look, there are organic products on prominent display, from lettuce to macaroni and cheese to ice cream. But over at the wine section? Not so much.

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Is eating organic food worth the cost? - Chicago Daily Herald

Sat, 2018-11-10 07:34

Chicago Daily Herald

Is eating organic food worth the cost?
Chicago Daily Herald
Although both of these arguments are accurate, two recent medical studies have demonstrated that the regular consumption of organically grown food may reduce the incidence of one or more cancers. The definition of organic food varies from country to ...
Can organic food prevent cancer?Grand Haven Tribune

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Does Eating Organic Foods Decrease Cancer Risk? - Cancer Network

Fri, 2018-11-09 09:26

Cancer Network

Does Eating Organic Foods Decrease Cancer Risk?
Cancer Network
There are few studies available that evaluate the association between eating an organic food–based diet and cancer risk. However, the results of a recent cohort study reported that French adults who consumed a higher amount of organic foods experienced ...
Eating an Organic Diet May Reduce Your Cancer Risk | EWGEnvironmental Working Group

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London's Hart brothers partner with Circle Carbon to produce organic produce using biochar - BakeryAndSnacks.com

Fri, 2018-11-09 08:02

BakeryAndSnacks.com

London's Hart brothers partner with Circle Carbon to produce organic produce using biochar
BakeryAndSnacks.com
“We have used the first kontiki kiln to produce biochar and it has been very successful, where we have planted pistachio, moringa, apricot, walnut, and pongamia trees. We are also working with organic wineries to make their vineyards carbon negative,” ...

How western organic food companies are threatening China's farmers - Genetic Literacy Project

Fri, 2018-11-09 06:08

Genetic Literacy Project

How western organic food companies are threatening China's farmers
Genetic Literacy Project
But while the boost in organic food sales should in theory be a boon to farmers, [Dr. Xia Hanbing, manager of Shanghai Tianzai Fruits and Vegetables Specialized Co-op,] laments that it's not easy to cultivate such products in China. “It's nearly ...

Organic Certification Is Not A Food Safety Standard - Science 2.0

Thu, 2018-11-08 09:37

Science 2.0

Organic Certification Is Not A Food Safety Standard
Science 2.0
Does that mean organic food is not safe? As Chipotle recently showed, and hundreds of dead people in Europe showed a few years ago, being certified organic actually increases your chances of eating a fecal pathogen, but when we are talking about ...

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An organic eatery went in where? New restaurant brings healthful food to ag heartland - Modesto Bee (blog)

Wed, 2018-11-07 19:39

Modesto Bee (blog)

An organic eatery went in where? New restaurant brings healthful food to ag heartland
Modesto Bee (blog)
Say organic food and some might envision earthy-crunchy concoctions that are high on health and low on flavor. But at Hughson's new Don't Panic It's Organic, good for you and good tasting collide in a pleasant package. The family-run eatery offers ...

Retailers urged to display lots of organic produce - The Packer

Wed, 2018-11-07 14:38

The Packer

Retailers urged to display lots of organic produce
The Packer
In 2017, organic sales set a new standard in the U.S., and fresh produce played a key role in that achievement, according to the Washington, D.C.-based Organic Trade Association. U.S. organic sales totaled $49.4 billion in 2017, up 6.4% from 2016 and ...

Organic food consumption linked to reduced cancer risk - Monthly Prescribing Reference

Wed, 2018-11-07 13:41

Organic food consumption linked to reduced cancer risk
Monthly Prescribing Reference
Small studies have demonstrated that consumption of an organic food diet resulted in lower measurable levels of chemical pesticide residues. It is not known whether the lower pesticide residue of organic foods translates to a reduction of cancer incidence.

Eating Organic Foods May Help Lower Your Cancer Risk - Healthline

Wed, 2018-11-07 13:17

Healthline

Eating Organic Foods May Help Lower Your Cancer Risk
Healthline
Eating more organic foods may help lower your overall risk of developing cancer, suggests a new study. The research involved 68,946 French volunteers beginning in 2009. The participants answered questions about the foods they ate and how often they ...

Greener Pastures: China's Fraught Relationship With Organic Food - Sixth Tone

Wed, 2018-11-07 04:39

Sixth Tone

Greener Pastures: China's Fraught Relationship With Organic Food
Sixth Tone
SHANGHAI — During Monday's opening ceremony of the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, President Xi Jinping declared that China will import $30 trillion in goods over the next 15 years, including food and agricultural products. For one ...

Greener Pastures: China's Fraught Relationship With Organic Food - Sixth Tone

Wed, 2018-11-07 04:39

Sixth Tone

Greener Pastures: China's Fraught Relationship With Organic Food
Sixth Tone
SHANGHAI — During Monday's opening ceremony of the China International Import Expo (CIIE) in Shanghai, President Xi Jinping declared that China will import $30 trillion in goods over the next 15 years, including food and agricultural products. For one ...

Be aware when restaurants say they are “organic” - Wink News

Tue, 2018-11-06 11:34

Wink News

Be aware when restaurants say they are “organic
Wink News
Connie Paris loves eating at The Organic Coup, the nation's first organic fast food restaurant. “It's refreshing to get real food so easily,” Connie says. With the explosion in popularity of organic food, it's no surprise restaurants want a bite of the ...