December E-news

Half of Americans say GMO foods are worse for one’s health than foods containing no GMOs

Number of adults who say GMO foods are worse for one’s health is 10 percentage points higher than 2016 survey

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U.S. organic corn and soybean meal imports are up as livestock feed demand increases

By Megan Thomas, economist, Mercaris Organic livestock feed demand continues to surpass domestic production in the U.S. with organic corn and soybean meal imports filling the demand gap. Organic poultry is leading the growth in organic feed demand with the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) reporting that 53.5 million organic broilers were slaughtered in the […]

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Global organic market continues strong growth

Germany, France, and Denmark lead the way in Europe

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Consumers likely to be confused about new GMO labeling law

Many questions need to be resolved as final draft of law is scheduled to be released

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Organic industry to introduce fraud prevention program in 2019

Industry task force developed Best Management Practices Guide, which will serve as basis for the program

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