International_EN, Asia25.07.2017 Editor
Seeking to ensure that organic food products really are organic, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has released a draft regulation for organic food.
International_EN, Latin America21.07.2017 Editor
The Latin American edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit will focus on food fraud, ethical sourcing, and sustainable ingredients. Organized by Ecovia Intelligence the executive summit will take place in São Paulo on 18-20th September.
International_EN, International_en20.07.2017 Editor
In mid July a vote was taken in Brussels on further approval by the EU of imports of genetically engineered soya beans.
International_EN, North America18.07.2017 Editor
Farmers from Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee have sent almost 600 complaints regarding the misuse of Monsanto herbicide Dicamba to the state authorities. Now the use of the pesticide is restricted.
International_EN, Africa19.06.2017 Editor
Tadesse Amera, Director of PAN Ethiopia, reports that since 2013 they have been working to support cotton farmers in Southern Ethiopia to adopt safer and more sustainable methods of growing pesticide-free cotton.
International_EN, Japan12.06.2017 Editor
The second "Organic Lifestyle EXPO" / OLE will be held in Tokyo from July 28 (Friday) to 30 (Sun) at the Tokyo International Forum in central Tokyo, connecting to the contents and themes of OLE 2016.
International_EN, Australia/Japan/Pacific04.11.2016 Editor
Australia is worried that EU rules and norms might become a hurdle to agricultural negotiations. The European Union is an important trade partner for Australia, since 4.5 percent of their exports go to the old continent.
International_EN, Pacific25.12.2015 Editor
Field trials of genetically modified (GMO) eggplant are now permanently banned in the Philippines, according to a new ruling handed down by the country’s Supreme Court.