Two leading spirulina producers have criticised the National
Organic Standards Board's (NOSB) decision to disallow the use of
Chilean nitrate in organic production as unjust, and have declined
to alter their process as safety...
Organically-grown oranges may be half the size of those grown
conventionally, but they contain up to 30 per cent more vitamin C.
A research paper outlining the study was presented at a meeting of
the American Chemical Society this...
The Scottish Organic Producers Association (SOPA) yesterday
announced that the country's organic farmers would benefit from a
grant of £100,000 over two years from Scottish Enterprise. The
money will be used for a number of projects,...
China needs an organic food law to protect the legitimate rights
and interests of consumers and producers, and ensure healthy
development of organic farming in the country, according to one
senior Chinese official.
Many of the British farmers affected by foot and mouth disease
(FMD) are looking at moving into organic farming as they start to
rebuild their stocks, according to a survey commissioned by the
UK's Department of Environment,...
A poll carried out by Canadian group Equiterre has revealed that
most Quebecois are in favour of organic farming and believe it to
be an essential part of the solution to problems caused by
Despite a government keen to promote organic farming, Britain's
organic farmers are already making a loss. Dairy farmers in England
are being forced to sell organic milk as cheaper "ordinary" milk
because demand is...
The Soil Association, the UK-based organic food promoter, has
welcomed the recommendations of a new report on the future of
British farming, and in particular the importance it places on
increasing organic agriculture.