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I deal with a lot of farmers and ranchers, who raise a lot of different food items. Sometimes, after hearing the producers talk about what they raise, I try the item myself. It helps me learn more abo... Posted on 1/5/15 at 4:21 PM
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When I was growing up, I heard the mantra, "You are what you eat!" all the time.
It's not said so much these days, which is ironic since much of what we eat is grown with pesticides, herbicides, an... Posted on 8/11/14 at 6:11 PM
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A federal magistrate judge in California has handed a win to two consumer classes suing Hain Celestial, finding that labeling cosmetics "organic" when they do not meet the state's legal definition of that term violates consumer-protection statutes.
Hormel Foods Corp said it would buy natural and organic meat processor Applegate Farms LLC for about $775 million to cater to an increasing demand for food free of antibiotics, hormones and artificial additives.
The Organic Trade Association on May 12 formally petitioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture to begin the process of setting up an organic checkoff that it said would collect money for research and promotion to allow the industry to grow and clear up consumer confusion about organic products.
CHICAGO - The U.S. government will boost support for production of organic crops and produce this year to meet growing consumer demand and boost rural incomes, U.S. Agriculture Department Secretary Tom Vilsack said on Wednesday.
The U.S. government will boost support for production of organic crops and produce this year to meet growing consumer demand and boost rural incomes, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack said on Wednesday.
The four Podolls were named 2014 Organic Farmers of the Year by the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service, or MOSES, a prominent nonprofit organization based in Spring Valley, Wis. Nearly 3,400 people attended the organization’s recent annual convention.
A new report issued by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) shows that 2011 was generally a good year for certified organic crop producers in the state, and somewhat challenging for organic dairy farms, although there was a high degree of variability across farm types and sizes.
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