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Latest National Organic Program Stories

2014-03-17 23:01:10

JES Foods has been certified by the Global Organic Alliance to process and blend organic produce according to strict HACCP manufacturing standards. These stringent standards assure their clients of pure and fresh organic ingredients for food products. Celina, Ohio (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 With more consumers today concerned about food quality and how fresh produce is sourced, food industry players are responding by offering organic products. But how can that be accomplished cost-effectively...

2014-02-26 08:32:41

DUBLIN, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sx6wv5/organic_food_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Organic Food & Organic Beverages Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Organic foods are food raised or grown without the use of any synthetic chemicals, additives, coloring agents, genetic manipulation or...

2014-02-24 23:27:55

In response to an article posted on Mother Earth News, Colle Farmers Market, the leading online organic farmers market, discusses reasons why the “Certified Organic” label is important. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Colle Farmers Market, a leading online organic farmers market, offers three reasons why the “Certified Organic” label is important. According to a February 14th article posted on Mother Earth News titled “Understanding the ‘Certified Organic’ Label,”...

2014-01-24 23:02:26

Sinclair Institute will attend for the first time The Mexican Healthy Products Summit held January 24 - 26 at the Sheraton Buganvilias Resort in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Hillsborough, NC (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 The Mexican Healthy Products Summit is organized to bring together the largest grocery, drugstore and convenience stores from across Mexico interested to stock healthy, natural and organic options across all departments. Sinclair will have the opportunity to meet one on one with...

2014-01-14 12:28:13

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sweet Green Fields (SGF), the leading U.S. science based, natural sweetener innovator, announces a new innovative technology to overcome processing obstacles typically present in the production of organic stevia extracts. SGF has taken a very stringent and rigorous science based approach to validate its purification process as 100% conforming to USDA National Organic Program (NOP) regulations. Dr. Mel Jackson, SGF's VP Science, notes...

2013-10-30 20:25:05

Screen features over 180 pesticides from the National Organic Program prohibited list GAINESVILLE, Fla., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- As the demand for organic produce continues to rise around the world, companies in the produce industry look to expand their organic offerings. To be recognized as "certified organic" by the USDA, products must meet the requirements of the National Organic Program (NOP). NOP includes a list of almost 190 pesticides prohibited by best practices...

2013-10-10 08:29:56

Naturally Inspired, Award-Winning Skin Care Range Launches Exclusively at Vitamin World® Stores Nationwide LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Organic Doctor(TM), the number one naturally inspired skin care range in the UK, is now available exclusively at Vitamin World(® )stores across America. Organic Doctor(TM) is an award-winning maker of personal care products ranging from hair and skin care to shower and bath. They use the finest organic ingredients from around...

2013-09-17 16:25:34

Organic offers clear choice for those seeking foods produced without this use WASHINGTON, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pointing out that every year more than two million people in the United States get infections resistant to antibiotics and at least 23,000 people die as a result, a new report issued this week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) calls for phasing out the routine use of antibiotics in industrial livestock production that has been...

2013-09-17 16:21:12

U.S. Department of Agriculture Guts National Organic Law; Circumvents Public Process Decision makes it easier to continue use of artificial ingredients and substances, undermining integrity of organic label YONKERS, N.Y., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a move decried by consumer and environmental groups as severely weakening the meaning of the organic label, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced this week that the agency had changed the process for exempting...

2013-09-13 23:01:34

Organic Trade Association (OTA), including members from Chino Valley Ranchers, heads to Washington to build support for the 2013 Farm Bill. Colton, California (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 During the Spring of 2013, delegates from the Organic Trade Association (OTA), including members from Chino Valley Ranchers, descended upon Washington D.C. to both show and build support for the 2013 Farm Bill, as well as to address funding and awareness for the National Organic Program. The 2013 bill...