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September 6, 2023
Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars is taking the “leap” to go certified organic. Hear from their winemaker and vineyard director about…
USDA Reverses Course on Carrageenan Rule, Says It's 'Necessary' for  Organics
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April 5, 2018
Despite the recommendation of the National Organic Standards Board, the USDA will allow the additive carrageenan in organic food.
USDA Kills Organic Livestock Rule
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March 13, 2018
The Trump administration says it will not be supporting the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule aimed at improving conditions…
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March 7, 2018
The Rodale Institute and its Regenerative Organic Alliance partners will be unveiling a new Regenerative Organic Certification at Expo West.
Use of Organic Food in American Homes Reaches 30 Percent, New Report Shows
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February 14, 2018
A new report finds that organic food has penetrated into 30 percent of American households, with 34 percent of households…
Organic Food and Beverage Market Growth Projected at 14 Percent Before 2021
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January 3, 2018
The organic food and beverages market will continue to grow worldwide, according to new market research. Organic baby food, especially,…
December 12, 2017
An investigation into the ingredients in natural and organic energy bars points to a mountain of deceit and potentially dangerous…
USDA's Final Rule on GMOs Will Leave Many Foods Unlabeled
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December 4, 2017
A new study from the University of Kent shows that people are motivated by taste and health benefits rather than…
Organic Chicken Pioneer Triples Production as Demand Skyrockets
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November 29, 2017
Whole Foods supplier Bell & Evans just broken ground on a new organic chicken processing plant to fulfill increasing consumer…
Organic Farmers Lose Battle Over Soilless Hydroponic Growing
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November 6, 2017
The National Organic Standards Board voted to reject a proposal to ban hydroponic growers from being eligible for organic certification.