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News for January 25, 2010

Organic Family Dairies Being Crushed by Rogue Factory Farms (PR)

Farmers Appeal to OMB, President Obama for Justice 
WASHINGTON, DC:  Family farmers from around the country, who produce organic milk, are petitioning president Obama, and the White House's Office of Management and Budget (OMB), for the swift adoption of new strict rulemaking that will rein in the abuses of a handful of factory farms they claim are violating both the spirit and letter of the federal organic law.


Just what does organic mean?

Ask the average shopper what they think when they walk into a supermarket and see organic food on display, and the majority respond with two observations: expensive - and chemical free.

On the first point they are correct. Organic items can cost between 10% and 100% more than food grown under conventional conditions.


Organic cotton 'fraud' uncovered

BERLIN – [24.01.10] Leading European retailers and brands such as H&M, C&A and Tchibo have unknowingly been selling certified organic cotton clothing contaminated with genetically modified cotton from India, in a suspected fraud that is certain to shake consumer confidence in organic.


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