Abbott facing lawsuit over “non-organic” Similac | Food Industry News | just-food

… the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s current National Organic Program standards. We comply with all requirements to maintain this certification. All of the ingredients named in this lawsuit are approved for use today in organic infant formulas.” Source: Abbott facing lawsuit over “non-organic” Similac | Food Industry News | just-food …

Organic seafood standards coming in 2015

… seafood merchandising. Other retailers, such as Whole Foods, say they will wait for the U.S. rules before they sell seafood labeled organic. It’s still unclear if U.S. standards can be successful. Many in the farmed fish industry say they expect that the requirements for fish feed may be so strict as to be financially prohibitive. To finish reading this article, please click on this link: via Organic seafood standards coming in 2015. …

The ‘accidental’ quarry in the middle of a food bowl – ABC Southern Queensland – Australian Broadcasting Corporation

… conflict. “I’m a geologist by trade as well as being an environmentalist. I don’t have a problem with human requirements,” he said. “I guess I call myself pragmatic.” Along with several partners he “bought a hill” in the valley with a plan to extract diatomaceous earth from the ground. Diatomaceous earth is a soft sedimentary rock used in various applications from cat litter to insulation. “But we use it primarily for an organic …

True Food Kitchen chef favors healthy, ethnic foods

… I’m very concerned about genetically modified foods and wish the Food and Drug Administration would insist on GMO labeling. I mean, there is a huge set of strict and specific rules around how frozen peas are labeled, but no requirements to label genetically modified foods. When I see a product like a GMO salmon that grows to 50 pounds in two months, I’m not touching it. No way. It’s just wrong on so many levels. To continue reading this article, click on this link: via True …