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2014-10-02 23:06:18

The popularity of organic meat has surged over the past five years, contributing to rapid growth and expansion at the farming level. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Organic Livestock and Poultry Farming industry in Australia to its growing industry report collection. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 Originally considered alternative food only purchased in local markets, organic food is becoming increasingly popular with consumers....

2014-10-02 20:20:59

The Organic Center trustees hear updates on health, soil projects WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of The Organic Center's Board of Trustees gathered at Harvard University this week for their annual retreat and for scientific briefings on collaborative research on organic's impact on the health of humans and the environment. After hearing the updates, they reported that preliminary findings of the research support the benefits of organic food and farming and show...

2014-09-29 04:22:30

STOCKHOLM, September 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electronics and IT products are largely manufactured under tough working conditions in price-pressed supply chains. These pressurized conditions have led to excessive overtime, unsafe working environments and other negative outcomes for workers. As some brands show progress toward more responsible practices, it is vital that organizations buying IT products use tools such as the new EU Public Purchasing Directive to continue the...

2014-09-26 16:24:50

Success of OTA event demonstrates huge interest in organic WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A mom shared a picture of her toddler watering their organic vegetable garden, a college student asked about the stringency of organic standards, a diabetic adhering to a gluten-free diet appreciated the organic recipes and an influential Capitol Hill reporter tweeted to her thousands of followers about Organic Palooza. That's just a smattering of the reaction and buzz...

2014-09-25 23:11:03

On September 22, Glaser Organic Farms announced the recall of its Organic Carob Powder due to possible Salmonella contamination. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, updates the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Organic Carob Powder. Glaser Organic Farms announced on...

2014-09-25 04:22:03

JAIPUR, India, September 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Season's Biggest Online Organic Shopping Carnival Organicshop.in, India's largest online marketplace for organics, celebrates this festive season with its customers with the introduction of Organic Festive Bonanza. The season's biggest shopping extravaganza has slashed down prices of almost 7500 organics from 60+ organic, natural and herbal brands, and has introduced discounts like 50% off, Buy 1 Get 1 and organic...

2014-09-24 23:07:04

Chino Valley Ranchers Comments on Studies Looking at Why Organic Food May Be a Healthier Choice Colton, California (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 A recent study published in the British Journal of Nutrition found "statistically significant" differences exist between organically and conventionally grown foods when it comes to the relative nutritional impact of a given food product. After reviewing the various studies comparing organic foods against conventionally grown foods,...

2014-09-24 16:22:35

TOC is leading the effort to find organic solutions for all growers WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to donations ranging from $5 to as large as $5,000, The Organic Center has raised $20,417 through its first-ever crowdfunding drive - easily exceeding its goal of $15,000--as part of a major campaign to fund The Center's research effort to find organic solutions to a devastating disease threatening the nation's citrus industry. "We're thrilled that so many...

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...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.