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2013-03-01 23:03:01

Colle Farmers Market, the online network of organic farmers markets and advocate for the organic foods community, responds to reports of an upcoming organic farming exhibit to be held in Vermont in March. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) March 01, 2013 On March 1, Colle Farmers Market responds to an organic farming exhibit that will be opening in March 2013, according to an article from the Times Argus. The exhibit is the result of two years of collaboration between a farming photographer and an...

2013-02-27 12:26:52

NEW YORK, February 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mediaplanet Publishing today released a special report entitled, The Organic Movement. The publication will be distributed as a special 12 page section within the Washington Post and will also be distributed at numerous industry events and through various online and social media channels. In collaboration with key leaders in the industry including the Organic Trade Association, Whole Foods, The Non-GMO Project, Earthbound Farm and Michel...

2013-02-26 16:28:12

Deadline for 2013 is April 19 DAVIS, Calif., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California agricultural producers who are certified organic or transitioning to organic production are invited to apply for technical and financial assistance through a national organic initiative administered by <acronym>USDA</acronym>'s Natural Resources Conservation Service <acronym>(NRCS)</acronym>. Applications for this ranking period are due at NRCS offices by April 19, for...

2013-02-19 23:02:13

Textile Exchange and Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) today announced the release of the Organic Content Standard (OCS) which provides companies with a tool to follow organic raw materials through production to final product stage. The OCS provides brands with a more accurate labeling tool, enhanced transparency in the supply chain and more comprehensive information to consumers. O'Donnell, TX (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 Textile Exchange, a non-profit organization dedicated to accelerating...

2013-02-13 23:04:34

Dogington Post held their first annual Dogington Post Awards, honoring those that provide the best products, services, and foods for dogs. After weeks of voting, readers and fans Castor & Pollux Organix as the Best Organic Dog Food of 2012. Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) February 13, 2013 As part of a larger initiative to educate dog owners on proper nutrition, effective training, and other ways to raise a happy and healthy dog, the Dogington Post reviewed products, toys, food, treats and...

2013-02-12 23:04:33

Under Pressure from Organic Consumers, Food Co-ops and Food Activists, UNFI Settles Strike with Washington State Workers Finland, Minn. (PRWEB) February 12, 2013 United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI), the nation's largest wholesale distributor of organic, natural and specialty foods, will reinstate striking workers who had been permanently replaced at its Auburn, Wash., distribution warehouse, under an agreement reached Feb. 7 with members of Teamsters Local 117. According to Sustainable Food...

2013-02-05 12:28:31

Clients benefit from expanded food safety services and a wider global footprint ANN ARBOR, Mich. and GUELPH, Ontario, Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Guelph Food Technology Centre (GFTC), a Canadian leader in food safety certification, training, quality and technical solutions, has merged with NSF International, a global public health and safety organization with a similar legacy in food safety and training. As a result, GFTC's current members and clients will benefit from a...

2013-01-29 08:31:17

Acquisition helps further expand NSF's existing certification services and operations in Latin America ANN ARBOR, Mich. and LIMA, Peru, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NSF International, an independent global public health and safety organization which develops standards, and tests and certifies products for the food, water and health sciences industries, has acquired the INASSA Group of Lima, Peru, which is comprised of three segments: technical analysis, laboratory and...

2013-01-29 08:23:11

MONTEREY, Calif., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Greener Fields Together, a groundbreaking, industry-wide sustainability and local produce initiative launched by America's leading produce distributor, PRO*ACT, has partnered with NSF International to provide food safety and good agricultural practices education and verification for local farms. Bringing NSF International, a global food safety leader, onto the Greener Fields Together team is an important step toward achieving one of the...

2013-01-26 23:04:28

Following an op-ed piece published by the Inter Press Service which discusses the growing popularity of organic produce and products, Colle Farmers Market offers their thoughts. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) January 25, 2013 On January 25, 2013, Colle Farmers Market responds to a recent article published by Inter Press Service regarding how organic food is trending. According to the op-ed piece from Inter Press Service, “the area of land certified as organic still makes up just 0.9 percent of...