May

As organic corn imports into the U.S. drop, organic cracked corn imports increase

U.S. importers are replacing whole corn with cracked corn for use as animal feed By Ryan Koory and Rachel Storey In 2017 U.S. organic imports fell under scrutiny when a Washington Post article uncovered fraud along the international organic commodity supply chain, highlighting some conventional corn sourced from the Black Sea region that ultimately arrived […]

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Italian scientist brings non-GMO “pasta power” climate adaptation solution to West Africa

Heat tolerant non-GMO durum wheat discovery can help eradicate poverty A breakthrough in wheat-breeding has resulted in the ability to grow durum wheat in the extreme heat of famine-affected Senegal, Mauritania and Mali, potentially boosting the income for 1 million farming families, and therefore winning the 2017 Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security. The […]

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Bringing a non-GMO dairy solution to North America

By Ryan George, regional sustainability communications manager, Kerry North America North American consumer demand for non-GMO food and beverage products is growing, yet manufacturers continue to encounter challenges in sourcing and producing market viable options, particularly within the dairy category. To meet demand, Kerry North America recently collaborated with our Irish-based Kerry Agribusiness colleagues to […]

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Farmers switched to organic after pesticides made them or their families sick

Avoiding toxic pesticides, seeing fathers get cancer or die, and protecting their children are big motivations for farmers to switch to organic

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