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Sabinsa Now Offering Glyphosate Test Results

East Windsor, NJ—Sabinsa is now offering glyphosate test results to customers, according to a press release, using a proprietary method for testing glyphosate developed...

Pesticide Tolerance Regs for Herbs and Spices Incorporate AHPA Recommendations

Silver Spring, MD—The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule on November 6 revising and expanding the pesticide tolerance crop grouping regulations...

OCA Sues Twinings For Deceptive Labeling

Washington, D.C.—The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) has sued Twinings North America, Inc, and its parent company, Associated British Foods PLC, for deceptive labeling, marketing,...

Study Raises New Concerns with Conventional Milk; Upsides of Organic

Atlanta, GA--Antibiotics, pesticides, growth hormones...researchers at Emory University, working in collaboration with The Organic Center, collected and tested milk from stores across the United...

Kale Makes EWG’s Dirty Dozen List

Washington, D.C.—The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released their 2019 Dirty Dozen. New on the list? Kale, and it ranks third, just after strawberries and...

Glyphosate Blues

Growing numbers of health conscious consumers are expressing concerns re the adverse health effects of glyphosate. Said to be the most widely used herbicide...

The Trouble With Strawberries

Wild strawberries! Small, red, sweet — the unforgettable flavor of summer. But after decades of cultivation, the berries seem to have lost the memory...
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Bayer-Monsanto Deal Said to Clear U.S. Justice Hurdles

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department will allow Bayer AG to acquire Monsanto for more than $60 billion once the companies sell off some assets,...

Hydroponic Methods Create Divide In Organic Farming Industry

Jacksonville, Fla.— The rise of “hydroponic,” or greenhouse-grown vegetable farming, has caused back-lash from traditional, organic vegetable farmers. A group of organic farmers, led by...

A Stain on Codex

Editor’s Note: This article is intended for information purposes only. Because state and municipal laws vary greatly, as do the circumstances of individual cases,...