May/June

New study finds glyphosate causes disease across several generations

Washington State University researchers have found a variety of diseases and other health problems in the second- and third-generation offspring of rats exposed to glyphosate, the world’s most popular weed killer and main ingredient in Roundup herbicide. In the first study of its kind, the researchers saw descendants of exposed rats developing prostate, kidney and […]

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Global organic food sales topped $100 billion in 2018, have grown 483 percent since 2000

Worldwide organic food and drink sales surpassed $100 billion for the first time in 2018. New research by Ecovia Intelligence shows that global sales increased by 6 percent to $105 billion last year. Global Organic Food & Drink Market Trends & Outlook (https://www.ecoviaint.com/global-organic-food-market-trends-outlook/), the largest markets for organic products are in North America and Europe. […]

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Is the plant microbiome a key to higher yielding, healthier food crops?

Indigo Ag’s microbial seed treatments aim to reduce the use of chemical pesticides and fertilizers and deliver healthier food to consumers

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Renewal Mill upcycles food waste to create “next generation” food ingredients

Renewal Mill is one of a growing number of companies tackling food waste by upcycling it into quality foods and ingredients

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Organic and non-GMO drive clean label food trend

More and more people want simpler foods with fewer, familiar ingredients. They also want to know where their food comes from and even how it was grown. This “clean label” food trend continues to grow in the United States and worldwide. Organic and non-GMO are essential attributes of clean label foods. Fewer, more recognizable ingredients, […]

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