Organic Food

'Natural' must be distinct from 'organic,' say industry trade associations

What is natural? Over to you, FDA...

By Elaine Watson

The comment period for the FDA’s probe into ‘natural’ claims has closed, leaving the agency with the unenviable task of sifting through a mammoth pile of submissions from thousands of stakeholders weighing in on the most contentious word in food marketing....

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OTA hopes to “turn the corner” on organic supply shortages in 2016

By Elizabeth Crawford

The Organic Trade Association in 2016 will push forward several initiatives to help industry “turn the corner” on the supply shortages currently holding it back from meeting surging demand for organic products, the group’s CEO Laura Batcha says. 

Going non GMO in supplements is worth the effort, sources say

Going non GMO in supplements is worth the effort, sources say

By Hank Schultz

The November elections draw nearer featuring numerous state ballot initiatives requiring the mandatory labeing of genetically modified ingredients.  While this is an issue with clear fault lines in the food realm, the question of non GMO positioning is...


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