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European Organic Congress 2021 goes online on 16-18 June

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The 15th edition of the European Organic Congress will take place online, live from Lisbon, on 16-18 June 2021. Organised by IFOAM Organics Europe...

Bipartisan legislation shapes the road forward for organic

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The Organic Trade Association on Friday applauded the introduction of legislation that puts in place an improved federal process for the oversight of organic...

Deregulating New Genomic Techniques: Organic movement raises red flag

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The organic food and farming movement criticises the Commission’s plan to work on a new legal framework for plants derived from New Genomic Techniques....

Organic Trade Association council bringing unique organic perspective to UN Food Systems Summit

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The Organic Trade Association’s Sustainable Food Trade Action (SFTA) Council is bringing organic’s unique voice to a ground-breaking global conversation on May 10 on...

FiBL presents a new dossier on organic production and good practices

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FiBL presents Organic farming. Basic principles and Good practices, a new dossier that explains the basics of organic farming and shows how they are...

OTB joined by Local Greens

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Organic veg bag scheme Local Greens has become a member of the Organic Trade Board (OTB). Operating from the railway aches in London’s Herne Hill,...

Antibiotic use by SA-certified livestock farmers below national average

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A new report has revealed that organic livestock farmers certified by the Soil Association (SA) have much lower antibiotic use than average levels, achieved...

Civil society, farmers and business organizations say it clear to the EU: don’t deregulate...

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A large coalition of 162 civil society, farmers and business organisations calls on Vice President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans to ensure all...

EU: New Ambitious Organic Action Plan

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The European Commission today approved the European Organic Action Plan 2021-2027. The Plan has the ambition to contribute to the growth of the organic...

Highlights from the Organic Trade Board AGM

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In the Organic Trade Board’s (OTB) AGM & Annual Members Briefing on 17 March a number of topics concerning the organic sector were covered...

‘Wild, brutal, visceral’ nature celebrated in Green & Black’s ad

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A new Green & Black’s (G&B) advert has hit TV screens and social media channels across the UK in a campaign which demonstrates to...

Lucy’s Wine opens to cater for rising demand for organic wines

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Lucy’s Wine – described as ‘the new destination for natural, organic and sustainable wines’ – has opened its virtual doors to cater to an...

13,800 participants ‘e-meet’ at BioFach virtual event

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The organizer of the BIOFACH/VIVANESS 2021 eSPECIAL event, held digitally 17-19 February, has reported a total of 13,800 registered participants from 136 countries attended...

Finn Cottle retires from Soil Association Certification

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Soil Association Certification has announced that Finn Cottle, long-standing trade consultant, is retiring. In a trade news bulletin, Clare McDermott, business development director, shared Cottle’s...

Farm to Fork: the role of organic and digital training activities to reach the...

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In May 2020, the European Commission published the Farm to Fork strategy as a key element of the European Green Deal (new EU growth...