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13 min ago | Packer

Homegrown Organic Farms boosts Asian pear volume

With the addition of a grower in the Reedley, Calif., area, Homegrown Organic Farms has increased the volume and lengthened the season for organic Asian pears it offers retailers.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Reedley, CA, Fruits

13 min ago | The Madison Press

When good fruit goes bad

When I hear about a recall involving fresh produce, how can I find out if the fruits and vegetables in my refrigerator are affected? If I buy organic produce, am I safe? This listing contains information from both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which oversees 80 percent of the nation's food supply including produce, seafood and dairy, and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food, Food and Drug Administration, Seafood, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

4 hrs ago | Food Industry

Soil Association launches the 'Organic September' campaign

The Soil Association calls UK public to switch to organic food through their 'Organic September' campaign, as it is healthier, better for the environment, nutritionally richer and sustainable, according to an expert.

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4 hrs ago | Reason Magazine

Environmentalism and the Fear of Disorder

Why do people recycle and buy organic foods? According to Marijn Meijers and Bastiaan Rutjens, a couple of social scientists at the University of Amsterdam, they do it to realize a sense of personal control stemming from their fear that disorder is increasing in the world.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Psychology, Science, US Politics, US News

5 hrs ago | West Kentucky News

Lou Lou's Country Farm ships Organic Produce

Wally and MaryAnn Mittendorf are in their 2nd year of business at Lou Lou's Country Farm in Metropolis, IL.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Metropolis, IL, Vegetables, Garlic, Potatoes, Recipes

14 hrs ago | Nepalnews.com

Organic farming takes root in Nepal

Prem Bahadur Lama discovered the benefits of eating organically grown fruits and vegetables 12 years ago, when he was dealing with arthritis and other ailments.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Wisconsin organic farmers pleased with USDA crackdown on false advertising

The U.S. Dairy Administration is cracking down on false advertising of organic foods.

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Local TV Station KTVZ

OSU study: Few differences in organic cow health, milk

Cows raised on organic and conventional dairy farms in three regions of the U.S. show no significant differences in health or in the nutritional content of their milk, according to a study reported Thursday by Oregon State University researchers and their collaborators.

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Related Topix: Drink, Milk, Oregon State University, Life, Food, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Medicine, Nutrition

Inter Press Service

Organic Farming Taking Off in Poland a Slowly

That Dobrodziej would still want to enter the triathlon, despite working daily in the fields from dawn until well into the night, speaks volumes about his supra-human levels of energy.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Life, Food, Travel, Europe Travel, Poland Travel, Vegetables, World News, Poland,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

MYREPUBLICA.com

2,454 farmers certify their products as organic

Farmers from different parts of the country have been attracted to the organic farming of late.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Agriculture, Science, Nepal, World News, Asia, Vegetables,

Blanco County News

Tips for the Grocery Store

Here are some other tips to add to last weeks article on how to read a vitamin label.

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Packer

Feds issue labeling - instruction' for organic industry

Organic fruits and vegetables accounted for less than 5% and 10%, respectively, of the fruits and vegetables sold to U.S. consumers last year, but as their popularity continues to steadily increase, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is stepping up labeling enforcement.

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Packer

Seminar draws organic food marketers

Earl Herrick gives Aug. 13 tour of Earl's Organic Produce in San Francisco to participants in organic marketing seminar attended by more than 20 organic professionals.

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Food Industry

EU organic rules may mean certified food is not truly organic, warns ANH

"When people buy something labelled 'organic', especially when accompanied by the EU's official organic logo, they expect that product to be genuinely organic: i.e. with minimal - and ideally zero - chemical additives and with no non-organic inputs during the production process," said Adam Smith, science and communications officer at ANH The ... (more)

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Prince Albert Daily Herald

Canada's organic free-for-all

Gerry Ritz and Stephen Harper have fallen for the organic ruse again, hook, line and sinker.a A whopping three-quarters of all the organic food sold in Canada is imported from countries with lax environmental standards like China, Mexico and Argentina.

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Related Topix: Gerry Ritz, Stephen Harper, Life, Food, Mexico, World News, Patrick Moore, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Homer Tribune

Icelandic WOOFer shares sustainable farming methods

Sustainable farming methods in Iceland may offer a few ideas for the movement that has brought Homer recognition for its own efforts.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, World News, Arctic Region, Iceland, Homer, AK, Life, Food

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Farming: Growing organic: Taking the worry out of farming

Rosaly Bass of Peterborough has written a new book, Organic! A Gardener's Handbook.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Peterborough, NH, Life, Food, Home Gardening, Home

Oxford Times

Pub chef cooks up a treat with local food

MATTHEW Cockman cooked up a storm at Wallingford Local Producer's Market on Saturday as he promoted local food and suppliers.

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Food Industry

Organic health claims 'worryingly overstated'

A report claiming that organic crops are more nutritious than non-organic crops is not supported by the evidence, according to leading experts in the field.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Medicine, Nutrition, Life, Food

Guardian-series.co.uk

Social enterprise aims to promote organic produce

A social enterprise aiming to increase the supply of organic food in Redbridge is due to open a new educational site in Barkingside.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Greater London County, England, United Kingdom,

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