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Organic Certification

E.U., U.S. Agree To Accept Each Others' Organic Certification

Posted 02.15.2012 | Home

Right now, the U.S. government only officially recognizes two standards for organic foods: the USDA's Organic Seal and the equivalent certificate from...

Organic Advocates Fight 'All-Natural' Claims

AP | MICHAEL J. CRUMB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

DES MOINES, Iowa — An organics watchdog group's criticism of a cereal company that describes its products as "all natural" is the latest in the ...

Just Say No To "Certified Organic" Farmed Salmon

Chris Genovali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Chris Genovali

Take some pellets with fish meal, add a dash of pink chemical pigments, sprinkle with antibiotics, decorate with bacteria and viruses, glaze with PCB's and you have your average farmed salmon fillet.

Rooftop Farm Report: Organic Certification, A Lot Of (Good) Paperwork

Dave Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Dave Snyder

The idea behind certifying is to standardize exactly what we mean by "organic" so consumers know what they're getting and how it was grown.

How Green is Your Palm Oil?

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Used in everything from cookies to lipstick, palm oil is now common ingredient in many everyday items. Unfortunately, its popularity has led to extensive destruction of tropical rainforests.