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2014-09-19 23:06:59

Barnhardt's Organic Cotton is 100 percent Biobased. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 Barnhardt Manufacturing Company has earned the USDA Certified Biobased Product Label for its Organic Cotton. The USDA Certified Biobased Product Label verifies that the product’s amount of renewable biobased ingredients meets or exceeds levels set by USDA. Biobased products are finished or intermediate materials composed in whole or in significant part of agricultural, forestry, or marine...

2014-09-19 16:25:22

LEGAU, Germany, September 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organic winery from California receives OWA silver medal Organic pioneer Fred Kirschenmann honored with Lifetime Achievement Award The Frey family with their Demeter winery in California received the OWA Silver Medal. For his leading role within the organic agriculture movement the US organic pioneer Fred Kirschenmann was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. With the international One World Award, the...

2014-09-18 20:23:39

OTA says expanding organic acreage is key issue for next decade BALTIMORE, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state of the organic industry is thriving, filled with opportunities on a host of fronts but faced with challenges on many, said Organic Trade Association Executive Director and CEO Laura Batcha at the Natural Products Expo East trade show in Baltimore on Thursday. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140918/147172 "The increased amount of organic in our stores...

2014-09-16 16:22:30

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Under new refrigerator efficiency standards that went into effect yesterday, consumers can cut utility bills by purchasing a new refrigerator. The Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM) developed a website, www.CoolEnergySavings.org, to assist consumers in understanding the U.S. Department of Energy's new energy efficiency standards and the corresponding yellow EnergyGuide labels. The new standards reduce full-size...

2014-09-12 12:26:19

OTA stresses role of organic for states WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Organic Trade Association Executive Director and CEO Laura Batcha told the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Friday that organic farming is in all states, and that state directors of agriculture who care about jobs and vitality should care about organic. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140912/145720-INFO Organic is no longer a niche industry, said...

2014-09-12 12:22:25

BEDFORD, Mass., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holcim (US) Inc. announced today that four of its plants earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) prestigious ENERGY STAR(®). "Holcim is grateful to, once again, be awarded for our commitment to sustainability," said Filiberto Ruiz, president and CEO of Holcim (US) and Aggregate Industries US. "We understand how important it is for our facilities to have corporate values in place that help protect the environment and we...

2014-09-10 23:05:13

Consumers can now receive affordable, farm-fresh organic fruits and vegetables delivered straight to their doorstep. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Farmbox Direct, the newest subscription based service bringing 100% USDA certified organic, seasonal, and pesticide-free produce to doorsteps, launches with delivery along the east coast. Based in New York City, Farmbox Direct offers customers three different size boxes that can be delivered weekly or bi-weekly, containing only...

2014-09-10 16:27:42

Consumer concerns, GMOs, latest trends top OTA's "All Things Organic" in Baltimore WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's been a busy year for the organic industry. Record sales in the United States, intensifying competition for the attention of the increasingly savvy organic consumer, and a dogged debate over what organic really stands for have meant a very full plate for the organic community. The Organic Trade Association (OTA), the leading authority on the...

2014-09-03 08:25:13

Organic Trade Association to throw first-ever #OrganicFestival on social media WASHINGTON, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's party time at the Organic Trade Association. For 10. Straight. Days. And everyone's invited. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140903/142362 September is "Organic Month," and OTA and its member companies are teaming up with other leading organic influencers to throw "Organic-Palooza," a first-ever 10-day social media festival that gets going...

2014-08-29 23:09:28

Vitarock is marking its first year since becoming a one-stop-shop for healthy natural products. It’s an online source for all things Pure, Green, Safe & Fair, featuring 1000s of pre-screened natural beauty, health and lifestyle products. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Many North Americans want organic face creams that aren’t tested on animals, soaps that won’t harm their health, non-GMO vitamins and eco-friendly detergents. They want natural products that actually do what...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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