The Organic Trade Association says it is “deeply disappointed” in the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) final GMO labelling law, which was announced at the end of December.
Emirates Airlines has commissioned a US$40 million vertical farm to provide its passengers with fresh, pesticide-free salads and greens. It will be, in the words of Dubai’s ruler, Sheikh Mohammed, “better than organic”. Michael Wale has been to Dubai to find out more.
The organic market in Europe recorded double-digit growth (11.4%) in 2016 to be worth €33.5 million, according to new data released yesterday at the Biofach event in Nuremberg.
Organically farmed food has a bigger climate impact than conventionally farmed food, due to the greater areas of land required and a resultant increase in deforestation globally.
A new transitional certification programme for products from farmers who are in the process of becoming organic has been launched in the US.
Finnish natural cosmetics brand specialist Naviter says that using biodegradable packaging means that its products and packs now "speak the same language".
Fairness has always been a core principle of organic agriculture, leading European advocacy group IFOAM EU has reminded Brussels legislators ahead of important discussions this month on unfair trading practices (UTPs).
A long-term study in Bolivia comparing different cacao production systems shows that in addition to enhancing biodiversity as well as farmers’ food security and nutrition, agroforestry systems and organic management may also be more profitable than full-sun monocultures and conventional management in young cacao plantations.
The organic movement ceded too much power to the big food multinationals, who are now trying to dilute core values to make organic fit their free-market business model. That’s the claim made in a new BBC broadcast by a group of organic farmers.
The priorities of the sports nutrition sector for the new mandate of the European Commission to ensure a healthier and fitter future for European citizens were unveiled today by the trade group, ESSNA.
The European Organic Congress, which takes place on 1-3 July 2020 as a digital event this year, will bring together farmers, industry experts and...
Leading organic grower and manufacturer Murray River Organics (MRG) has been granted a local licence grow ‘low-THC cannabis’ (hemp).
The UK Government’s new Agriculture Bill will be a “missed opportunity” if it fails to a incentivise farmers to switch to sustainable farming practices.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) today publishes a proposed new rule to strengthen protection against fraud in the organic supply chain.
The Soil Association has welcomed what it says is a “a dramatic shift” in UK government thinking on soil protection and farming practice.