Issue: May

Chef aims to be catalyst for change to non-GMO corn in tortilla industry

May 26th, 2017
By Ken Roseboro

Ivan Calderon’s Southern California-based Tortillería Orgánica & Café offers healthy Mexican cuisine and will supply non-GMO tortillas

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Glyphosate testing and certification on the rise as health concerns mount

April 28th, 2017
By Arianne Pfoutz

“Helpful information with a high degree of confidence.” That’s what Larry Bohlen’s company, Health Research Institute (HRI) Laboratories, promises to individuals, farmers, government bodies and universities who want to test their urine, food products and soil for residues of the herbicide glyphosate. Glyphosate testing has exploded in the last couple of years—Fernando Rubio of Abraxis, […]

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New association aims to be voice for America’s organic farmers

April 28th, 2017
By Ken Roseboro

A newly formed Organic Farmers Association (OFA) aims to represent organic farmers throughout the United States, lobby for their interests in Washington, DC and help advance organic agriculture nationwide. OFA was the focus of an educational session at the Organic Farming Conference held in February in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. “This organization is here for organic farmers […]

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Chipotle using transitional beans and rice in restaurants

April 28th, 2017
By Ken Roseboro

Also becomes first restaurant chain to eliminate added colors, flavors, and preservatives in ingredients

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Dannon milk supplier has no problems sourcing non-GMO feed

April 28th, 2017
By Ken Roseboro

Despite predictions of limited non-GMO feed supplies, McCarty Family Farms sources all the feed it needs to meet Dannon’s non-GMO commitment

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Organic feed suppliers expanding to keep pace with demand

April 28th, 2017
By Ken Roseboro

Poultry driving feed demand, cheap organic grain imports impact suppliers and farmers

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