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Wall Street Rewards Kroger's Organic Moves | Inspired Bites

Wall Street Rewards Kroger's Organic Moves | Inspired Bites | Scott Porter's Organic Food Digest | Scoop.it
Products marketed under the Simple Truth and Simple Truth Organic brands have removed 101 ingredients that the retailer's customers have said they do not want in their food. Kroger is responding to consumer demand, and ...
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The Post-GMO Economy: Farmers Are Returning to Traditional ...

As an invulnerable tween, Chris Huegerich, the child of a prosperous farming family, wiped out on his motorcycle in tiny Breda, Iowa. Forty years on, folks still call Huegerich “Crash.” And though he eventually went down a ...

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French President Maintains Monsanto GMO-Corn Ban

French President Maintains Monsanto GMO-Corn Ban | Scott Porter's Organic Food Digest | Scoop.it
The French government raised eyebrows and dashed some hopes when they overturned a ban on genetically modified corn. But soon after, President Francois Hollande came to the rescue, stating the morator...

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Federal Reserve Official Suggests It's Time for International GMO Crop Standards - Hoosier Ag Today

Federal Reserve Official Suggests It's Time for International GMO Crop Standards - Hoosier Ag Today | Scott Porter's Organic Food Digest | Scoop.it
Federal Reserve Official Suggests It's Time for International GMO Crop Standards
Hoosier Ag Today
In response to the rejections of U.S. corn shipments by China, a U.S.
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GMO label initiative summary gets green light - Capital Press

GMO label initiative summary gets green light - Capital Press | Scott Porter's Organic Food Digest | Scoop.it
GMO label initiative summary gets green light Capital Press Proponents of labeling for genetically modified crops have been given the green light to begin gathering signatures to get a proposed initiative onto the general election ballot in...
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Yep, There's A New GMO

Yep, There's A New GMO | Scott Porter's Organic Food Digest | Scoop.it
Growing a new genetically modified (GMO) food using a chemical labeled by the Environmental Protection Agency as a "probable human carcinogen" is now legal, thanks to a quiet late-August approval by t (Did you know that there's a new GMO soy in town?
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News Russia - Russians Prove Small-Scale Organic Can Feed the World

News Russia - Russians Prove Small-Scale Organic Can Feed the World | Scott Porter's Organic Food Digest | Scoop.it
News Russia - Russians Prove Small-Scale Organic Can Feed the World (#Russia: #Russians Prove Small-Scale #Organic Can #Feed the World http://t.co/4n63RS1g6M #agriculture #farming #gmofree #nongmo...
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Study shows soil building benefits of organic farming - Agri News

Study shows soil building benefits of organic farming
Agri News
More information about the project is available at http://extension.agron.iastate.edu/organicag and at www.leopold.iastate.edu/long-term-agroecological-research.
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Monsanto puts $4.6 million into fight against GMO labeling

Monsanto puts $4.6 million into fight against GMO labeling | Scott Porter's Organic Food Digest | Scoop.it
Monsanto has contributed $4.6 million to fight Initiative 522, the measure on this fall’s ballot that would require labeling of genetically engineered foods sold at retail.
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Bhutan looks to become world’s first 100% organic country

Bhutan looks to become world’s first 100% organic country | Scott Porter's Organic Food Digest | Scoop.it
Bhutan is renowned for espousing Gross National Happiness but now the isolated Himalayan nation is also looking to become known as a world leader in organic farming.
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American Farmers Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court to Seek Protection from Genetic Contamination and Invalidate Monsanto's Patents on Genetically Engineered Crops

American Farmers Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court to Seek Protection from Genetic Contamination and Invalidate Monsanto's Patents on Genetically Engineered Crops | Scott Porter's Organic Food Digest | Scoop.it
New York – September 5, 2013 – A group of 73 American organic and conventional family farmers, seed businesses and public advocacy groups asked the U.S.
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Whole Foods Moves Beyond Organic - Motley Fool

Whole Foods Moves Beyond Organic
Motley Fool
Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ: WFM ) is working to lessen being perceived as an upscale grocer by offering more deals to compete more effectively with other food retailers.
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Organic Food versus Conventional: Why Organic Costs So Much ...

Organic Food versus Conventional: Why Organic Costs So Much ... | Scott Porter's Organic Food Digest | Scoop.it
In the last few years, there have been studies analyzing the differences between organic foods and their conventional counterparts. Last year, a report out of Stanford that organic foods may not be much healthier or more ...
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Monsanto Propaganda Defeats Major GMO Labeling Bill

Anthony Gucciardi of Storyleak and NaturalSociety breaks down how Monsanto's propaganda has killed the GMO labeling initiative in Washington and the company ...

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67 Costa Rican municipalities now have ordinances banning GMO crops - Tico Times

67 Costa Rican municipalities now have ordinances banning GMO crops - Tico Times | Scott Porter's Organic Food Digest | Scoop.it
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67 Costa Rican municipalities now have ordinances banning GMO crops
Tico Times
Although municipal governments across the country seem eager to jump on the GMO-free bandwagon, without a national ban the ordinances are not enforceable.
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These Politicians Were Best—and Worst—for Food Policy in 2013

These Politicians Were Best—and Worst—for Food Policy in 2013 | Scott Porter's Organic Food Digest | Scoop.it
This vote-by-vote analysis rates every elected member of Congress on food stamp funding, GMO labeling, and more.
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GMO, Abu Sakara, And The CPP - spyghana.com

GMO, Abu Sakara, And The CPP - spyghana.com | Scott Porter's Organic Food Digest | Scoop.it
GMO, Abu Sakara, And The CPP
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The issue of GMOs had been triggered by the 2012 G8 Summit in Washington, yet strangely enough, all four Presidential candidates appeared to have agreed not to say anything about it!
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Organic milk may have healthier ratio of fatty acids than regular - CBS News

Organic milk may have healthier ratio of fatty acids than regular - CBS News | Scott Porter's Organic Food Digest | Scoop.it
Organic milk may have healthier ratio of fatty acids than regular
CBS News
When deciding between organic and regular milk, a new study suggests there might be more benefits from the former. A new study published on Dec.
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The Woman Behind the New GMO-Free Meat Label

The Woman Behind the New GMO-Free Meat Label | Scott Porter's Organic Food Digest | Scoop.it
In June, Claire Herminjard, a purveyor of organic grassfed beef, received some great news.
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GMO Crops & Geoengineering Are Mutating Microorganisms & Spawning Deadly New Life Forms

Part of an interview by Dr. Joseph Mercola with Dr. Don Huber, an agricultural scientist and expert in microbial ecology who has discovered a new organism in...
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News: 'Monsanto wants total control, covers up grave GMO dangers' - Researcher

News: 'Monsanto wants total control, covers up grave GMO dangers' - Researcher | Scott Porter's Organic Food Digest | Scoop.it
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Kauai's Pesticide and GMO Bill Could Cost Millions

Kauai's Pesticide and GMO Bill Could Cost Millions | Scott Porter's Organic Food Digest | Scoop.it
If the county passes a controversial bill, it is unclear who will pay for it.
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Monsanto took over regulatory bodies all over the world to lobby GMO

Monsanto took over regulatory bodies all over the world to lobby GMO | Scott Porter's Organic Food Digest | Scoop.it
Monsanto is trying to take full control of the world’s seed supply for a greater profit, hiding any report of damage GMO does to the ecosystem and human health, Jeffrey M. Smith, GMO researcher from the Institute for Responsible Technology, told RT.
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GMO Corn Failing to Protect Fields from Pests

GMO Corn Failing to Protect Fields from Pests
For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Genetic Engineering page and our Millions Against Monsanto page. and our Illinois News page.
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QAI and AHPA Release Organic Guidance Document - Natural Products INSIDER

QAI and AHPA Release Organic Guidance Document - Natural Products INSIDER | Scott Porter's Organic Food Digest | Scoop.it
NutraIngredients-usa.com QAI and AHPA Release Organic Guidance Document Natural Products INSIDER The document explains the eligible supplements for organic certification under the NOP and provides an overview of the organic and manufacturing rules...
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