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Geraldson Farm Market offers organic, sustainable food choices in the rapidly growing Parrish area – Bradenton Herald

Bradenton HeraldEd Chiles, owner of the Chiles Restaurant Group, sampled the produce Friday as he moved through the leafy green vegetables and tomatoes growing in hydroponic stacks at Geraldson Farm Market. “Now that’s a good tomato. It’s got good acid,” he said …

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The D.C. sportswriter who went from covering the Redskins to … – Washington Post

Washington PostInstead of chronicling the end of another sad Redskins season, one former sportswriter will be selling fair-trade coffee and local kombucha. and more

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Is organic meat better than non-organic? | Well+Good – Well+Good

Well+GoodThe USDA has reversed course on a rule that guided how farmers treat livestock. The government now says organic farmers don’t have to treat their animals any.Organic Guarantee CriticizedDTN The Progressive Farmer (blog) all 10 news articles

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Eight reasons you don’t have to buy organic – Valley Roadrunner

Eight reasons you don’t have to buy organicValley RoadrunnerThe organic food industry is expanding at a rapid rate, more than 10% increases year over year, making it a $43 billion industry as of early 2017. Even though organic food still makes up just 5% of the overall food sales market in the United States …

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Organic food fraud leads Congress to weigh bill doubling USDA … – Washington Post

Washington PostAmid growing tumult over whether the “USDA Organic” label really guarantees that a product is grown as advertised, Congress is weighing legislation that would roughly double the budget for the USDA’s oversight of the organic industry. The bill … and more

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Steps you can take to avoid buying fake organic products – Dallas News

Dallas NewsNote: This is the fifth in a NerdWallet series examining how food fraudulently certified as organic — and priced up accordingly — can make its way to grocers’ shelves. The series is republished with permission. Short of growing your own food or …

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USDA Withdraws Humane Regulations for Organic Meat – Organic Authority

Organic AuthorityThe USDA announced last week its intention to withdraw humane regulations for livestock raised to be sold as organic meat. The original regulations, dubbed the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP), were signed by the Obama administration and … and more

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Organic food is a big risk for the supply chain – Supply Chain Dive

Supply Chain DiveEveryone, it seems, is eating healthy today. The organic food market is growing and changing the way people eat, which means 3PLs and other links in the supply chain are growing and changing along with it. C.H. Robinson, for example, created a unit for …USDA withdraws welfare rules for animals certified ‘organic‘The HillYears […]

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