February 19th, 2012 - Jill Ettinger
An historic partnership connecting organic producers in the European Union and the United States will become effective June 1, 2012, according to an agreement reached between the world’s two largest organic producers earlier this week at the BioFach World Organic Fair—the world’s largest organic trade show and conference.
Read More:EU and U.S. Create Historic Trade Partnership for $50 Billion Organic Industry
October 2nd, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Organic California strawberries are grown with prohibited chemicals violating organic regulations, claims the San Francisco based Pesticide Action Network and several area growers in a recent letter to the USDA.
Read More:Loophole in Organic Standards Allows Toxic Chemicals on Strawberries
July 27th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Growing concern over mislabeling and loose organic standards throughout China has led to a significant decrease in exports to the U.S. and European markets.
Read More:China’s Organic Standards in Question, Exports to U.S. Banned