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2013-04-23 08:36:24

Coyuchi Showcases Commitment to Laborers and the Environment with GOTS Certification BERKELEY, Calif., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Coyuchi, the first company to bring 100% organic cotton bedding to the United States, is proud to continue leading the way in eco-conscious and socially responsible home textile manufacturing, announcing today the certification of its organic cotton product lines to the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS). The world's leading textile processing...

2013-04-15 23:00:24

Following an article published by the Daily Nebraskan regarding a professor´s plan to build an organic farm, Colle Farmers Market commends the professor and students for fighting to establish this organic farm and support the local vegetables market. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 On April 15, Colle Farmers Market, an advocate for promoting local vegetables, responds to an article published by the Daily Nebraskan, which discusses how a professor and his former students developed a...

2013-04-15 04:20:36

Concern for the Environment on the Rise; Willingness to Pay More is Stagnant NEW YORK, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Does an uptick in the economy give people more reason to care about Mother Earth? That is what a March 2013 Harris Poll of 2,276 U.S. adults (ages 18+) interviewed online set to find out as Earth Day quickly approaches (full findings and data tables available here). Turns out that concern for the current state, and future, of the environment is on the rise in 2013...

2013-04-12 23:03:40

Joint Statement From Consumers Union, Food & Water Watch, and The Center for Food Safety. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) April 12, 2013 Yesterday, the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) rejected a petition to extend the expiration date for the use of oxytetracycline to treat fire blight in apple and pear production beyond October 21, 2014. The decision is a victory for the organic standard and advances efforts to preserve the effectiveness of antibiotics. The vote came after a long and...

2013-04-11 12:30:40

NEW YORK, April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Hauschka Skin Care is proud to announce that as of April 2013, 92% of the brand's products are certified to NATRUE's Natural and Organic Standards. Each product that boasts the NATRUE seal has been verified by an independent certifier as having met the strongest criteria available for natural and organic personal care products. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130411/NY92817LOGO) "The establishment of an internationally recognized...

2013-04-08 23:03:32

New Consumer Reports Poll: More than 80 Percent Don´t Know or Don´t Think Antibiotics Used to Treat Disease in Apple, Pears; More than Half Think Apples, Pears Treated with Antibiotics Should Not Have “Organic” Label. Portland, OR (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Consumers Union, the policy arm of Consumer Reports, Food & Water Watch, and the Center for Food Safety are urging the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) to discontinue the use of antibiotics in organic apple...

2013-04-04 23:02:07

Following an article about how an organic farm in Wimauma Florida has become a way of life, Colle Farmers Market releases a statement Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 On April 4, 2013, Colle Farmers Market releases a statement following a Tampa Bay Times article by Laura Reiley regarding the organic farm My Mothers Garden in Wimauma Florida. The organic farm has become a way of life, providing local organic produce for over 20 years. According to Tampa Bay Times, “My Mothers...

2013-04-04 16:25:31

Trust in the USDA Organic seal reaches an all-time high among organic buyers WASHINGTON, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. families are increasingly embracing organic products in a wide range of categories, with 81 percent now reporting they purchase organic at least sometimes. This finding is one of many contained in the Organic Trade Association's (OTA's) newly released 2013 U.S. Families' Organic Attitudes and Beliefs Study, conducted Jan. 18-24, 2013. (Photo:...

2013-03-29 23:04:43

Following an article about a couple from North Carolina starting their own organic beauty products company, Colle Farmers Market releases a statement. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 On March 29, 2013, Colle Farmers Market releases a statement following a Forbes article by Darren Dahl discussing the history of the company SkinFare, a beauty products company that uses only organic and sustainably harvested ingredients in their products. According to the Forbes article, Kara Errickson...

2013-03-28 12:31:34

SALINAS, Calif., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Organic Alliance, Inc. ( OTCQB : ORGC ), a global grower and marketer of fresh, organic and Fair Trade fruits and vegetables, today announced today Frank Gomez as the Company's Director Grower Relations to expand management depth and accommodate new growth opportunities. "We are privileged to have such a wealth of experience and expertise to augment our current team," said Parker Booth, CEO of Organic Alliance, Inc. "I am pleased to welcome...