U.S. Hemp Authority Certification Program Gains a Member

Arvada, CO—Straight Hemp has been accepted into the U.S. Hemp Authority Certification Program, according to a press release. U.S. Hemp Authority requires brands to adhere...

Senator Sanders IDs Regen Ag as Priority in 2020 Race

Story City, IO—Senator Bernie Sanders spoke to an audience of over 75 organic farmers on Thursday about the issues facing family farmers in the...

Study: Sugar is Still Bad—Unless It Comes from This Source

Newark, DE—Added sugar is still bad, according to new research from the University of Delaware. But eating whole fruit is not—and is actually linked...

Grubhub Releases “Year in Food” Report, Top Trends

Chicago, IL—Grubhub today released findings from its annual “Year in Food” report, according to a press release. After analyzing tens of millions of orders...

Little Leaf Farms Receives Financing from Bank of America

Devens, MA—Little Leaf Farms, a packaged lettuce brand based on the east coast, has received over $18 million in financing from Bank of America...

Two Companies Face Potential Class Action Over CBD

Two companies selling cannabidiol (CBD)—Charlotte's Web Holdings and Infinite Products Co.—face proposed consumer class suits filed in California, Bloomberg Law reports, noting that the...

Maximum Marketing Acquires Sunshine Specialties

Fort Lauderdale, FL—Maximum Marketing has acquired Sunshine Specialties, in Southern California, which will expand Maximum Marketing’s coverage from east of the Rockies all the...

Fifth Edition of International Guide to Fair Trade Labels Now Available

Portland, OR—The fifth edition of the International Guide to Fair Trade Labels has been released by a coalition of advocacy groups and academics from...

NPA Asks for Defined Standards for Cosmetics

Washington, D.C.—The Natural Products Association (NPA) submitted comments to the House Energy and Commerce Committee (ECC) regarding Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) for cosmetic products,...

OTA Urges Implementation of Origin of Livestock Final Rule

Washington, D.C.—The Organic Trade Association (OTA) on Monday urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture to “move expeditiously” to implement a final rule to clarify...