• Big step for California’s organic research

    UC Cooperative Extension hires first organic specialist

  • Soy foods linked to fewer fractures in breast cancer survivors

    Yale Univ. study shows higher soy intake linked to 77% reduced risk of osteoporotic fractures in younger women

  • USDA failed to act on recent organic grain import flagged as fraud risk, says trade group

    Organic Farmers Assoc. says USDA's Nat'l Organic Program must do better to keep fraudulent grain imports out of U.S. market

  • Whole Foods to cut plastic use by 800,000 lbs. annually

    Amazon.com subsidiary to become first nat'l grocer to ban plastic straws as of July

  • FDA proposes new name for healthier alternative to sodium

    Agency says potassium chloride can be used as substitute for sodium chloride in food processing

  • Organic inputs review group’s board seats reps from Organic Valley, organic produce co.

    OMRI says Beth Unger and Matt Landi fill board seats designated for organic processors/handlers

  • OTA: U.S. organic F&B sales growth continues decline

    U.S. sales of organic dairy and eggs grew just 0.8%, with sales flat at $6.5 bil'