Friday, February 17, 2012

Organic food

  • Rice is known to have concentrations of arsenic that find their way into the population, especially among people who consume more rice than other staples.
  • (Medical News Today)
  • Organic farmers typically enter into contracts with processors. This provides stability compared with the month-to-month pricing of conventional milk, but it has caused problems once food and fuel costs took off.
  • (Press & Sun-Bulletin)
  • Given that organic brown rice syrup may introduce significant concentrations of arsenic to an individuals diet, the researchers saw an urgent need for regulatory limits on arsenic in food.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • ​Officials from the United States and the European Union signed a deal today in Nuremburg, Germany, that will allow organic food products to be sold as such in both regions.
  • (Los Angeles Weekly)
  • If you buy organic products, your options may be about to expand. The U.S. and the European Union are announcing that they will soon treat each others organic standards as equivalent.
  • (NPR News)
  • SHELTON, Conn., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in four years since undertaking its Annual Organic Product Survey, TABS Group (www.TABSGroup.
  • (PR Newswire)
  • Dietician Amy Jamieson-Petonic warns that just because food is organic doesnt mean it is healthy.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • Ive just received my copy of the book based on the speech given by Prince Charles at a conference I attended in Washington, D.C., a few months ago.
  • (Atlantic Online)
  • NUREMBERG, Germany — Food products classified as organic in the European Union or the United States can be sold as such in either region after a deal struck on Wednesday between the two major trading blocs.
  • (Khaleej Times)

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