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Alara claims cereal brand first with Scope 3 CO2e declaration

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Alara Wholefoods has announced it has become the first cereal manufacturer in the world to declare the Scope 3 CO2e – the most demanding...

OF&G: no evidence that GE provides ‘quick fix’

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The launch of a new gene editing (GE) consultation by George Eustice, Environment Secretary, has been welcomed by OF&G. However, says the certifier, the consultation...

Carrefour x The Loop: Retail Giant Partners With Circular Packaging Platform To Offer Consumers...

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According to Packaging Europe, retail giant Carrefour has joined hands with the Loop to offer reusable and returnable packaging to consumers thus promoting a...

Biodynamic farming: healing the world through agriculture

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The Biodynamic Federation – Demeter International is launching a new film campaign which articulates the true values of biodynamic farming. Human development and care...

Organic Trade Association welcomes Sustainable Food Trade Association in 2021

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New consolidation strengthens organic’s mission to build sustainable food system and fight climate change The Organic Trade Association announced the Sustainable Food Trade Association (SFTA)...

Carbon management expert to advise Organic Trade Association sustainability council

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The Organic Trade Association is pleased to announce that carbon management and sustainability expert Lisa Braun is joining the trade association as the Sustainability...

Stamp out plastic sample sachets experts urge in open letter

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Campaigners, business leaders and parliamentarians have written an open letter to call for the billions of personal care sample sachets used each year to...

OF&G ‘bewildered’ over Defra’s ‘roadmap to nowhere’

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Organic Farmers & Growers (OF&G) has expressed dismay at Defra’s Path to Sustainable Farming 2021-2024, calling it a ‘roadmap to nowhere’. Roger Kerr, chief executive...

Organic Trade Association statement on reported choice of Tom Vilsack as Agriculture Secretary

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The Organic Trade Association released the following statement today on the reported choice of former Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture...

UK Vows To Slash Emissions By More Than Two-Thirds To Tackle Climate Crisis

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The UK has vowed to slash its greenhouse gas emissions by more than two-thirds in the next decade to fight climate change. Prime Minister Boris...

MEP Sarah Wiener: “Our children will have to live as Cyborgs if we don’t...

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The main outcomes of the OPTA Farm to Fork Event on December 2 is the urgent need for sound instruments that help to realize...

UK standards could be ‘undermined’ by misuse of antibiotics in imported meat and dairy,...

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Amid growing concerns around the global rise in antibiotic resistance, and as the UK explores potential trade agreements with non-EU countries for post-Brexit imports...

The Value of Going Carbon Neutral

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When Garth Mulholland, environmental programs adviser at the Carbon Reduction Institute in Sydney, returned to work in January 2020 after the summer break, he...

M&S Launches Innovation Hub To Develop Plant-Based Foods & Plastic-Free Packaging Solutions

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British retailer M&S will be opening an Innovation Hub to house its new “specialist team” focused on developing food solutions, including plant-based proteins and...

Lifestyle Packaging launches innovative range of biodegradable VMS jars

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The New Development Team at Lifestyle Packaging, based in East Yorkshire UK, has created an innovative range of fully biodegradable plastic containers for vitamins,...