Big Increase in Organic Cotton Sales

Politics, Politics

17.05.2006 Redaktion

Organic Exchange stated that national organic cotton sales increased 55 % annually.

Weikfield wins Superior Taste Award 2006

Politics, Politics

11.05.2006 Redaktion

Organic Golden Mango Tea has been granted by ITQI for excellent quality.

New Zealand: Government to Boost Organic Growers

Politics, Politics

09.05.2006 Redaktion
Agriculture Minister Jim Anderton has announced that more than $ 2 million will be provided in this year's budget.

Euro Coop’s Position Paper on the Review of the European Regulation on Organic Farming

Politics, Politics

24.04.2006 Redaktion
The umbrella organisation of European Consumer Cooperatives took position
regarding the new EU Regulation und published this press release:

Anheuser Bush brewery is introducing organic beer as a test run

Politics, Politics

21.04.2006 Redaktion

Anheuser-Busch, whose empire is built on Bud and Bud Light, is test-marketing its first organic beer in the North Bay, Santa Barbara and six other smallish cities in California.

Increasing imports of organic baby bananas from Ecuadar in EU and US

Politics, Politics

19.04.2006 Redaktion
A small banana variety from Ecuador is developing into an export product with potential. 

EU commission ´admitted GM food uncertainty´

Politics, Politics

19.04.2006 Redaktion
The European commission has been approving genetically modified crops for human consumption while secretly warning about their impact on health and the environment, a report published recently reveals.

Freedom of Choice - Conference on GMOs in Vienna

Politics, Politics

17.04.2006 Redaktion
EU leaders stressed the need for more information and experience before further legislation can be passed on genetically-modified organisms, at the end of a conference on GMOs in Vienna.

Commission forbids legislation concerning separate placement of GMO products in supermarket shelves

Politics, Politics

21.03.2006 Redaktion
The European Commission has decided that the notification by the government of Cyprus of draft legislation requiring genetically modified (GM) foods to be displayed separately from non-GM foods in supermarkets is non-admissible.

Northern Ireland will deliver organic milk to Sainsbury’s

Politics, Politics

27.02.2006 Redaktion
The organic milk market is currently experiencing supply shortages after years of oversupply with imports meeting the shortfall.

4500 organic cotton farmers for 2006 envisioned in Kyrgyzstan

Politics, Politics

23.02.2006 Redaktion
Many cotton growers in southern Kyrgyzstan are joining an organic farming drive in the area, with numbers up almost six times since the initiative kicked off in 2003.

Californian Organic Flower Shop in the Internet

Politics, Politics

21.02.2006 Redaktion

The Kesslers' business, originally called Terra Bella Floral Design, has been around about 3 1/2 years in Chico, California.

Dairies Targeting Value-Added Milk Market

Politics, Politics

18.02.2006 Redaktion
Increasing competition and declining profitability in the dairy industry are causing British dairies to target the value-added milk market for growth opportunities.

Organic salmon standard to be debated at Soil Association conference

Politics, Politics

17.02.2006 Redaktion

The Soil Association, in partnership with Aquascot and Waitrose, is hosting a conference on organic salmon farming at the Tolbooth in Stirling on March 23, reports the online magazine Fishupdate.

Regulating European organic production: Commission’s draft is unacceptable

Politics, Politics

08.02.2006 Redaktion
On January 23rd and 24th 2006, the Agriculture Ministers of the 25 member states reached a decision on the Commission’s new draft for regulation of organic production by the community.

EU implements New Organic Farming Unit

Politics, Politics

07.02.2006 Redaktion
In the beginning of the year there have been some changes in the DG agri, the agricultural administration of the EU.

New Organic Shrimp Farm in Florida

Politics, Politics

06.02.2006 Redaktion
As the oceans are depleted, the future of seafood will likely lie in aquaculture.

More organic milk needed in Britain

Politics, Politics

01.02.2006 Redaktion
Britain needs more organic dairy producers to meet rapidly growing demand for organic milk, says a new report, offering new opportunities for the industry.

No obligatory use of organic EU logo: new standards in preparation

Politics, Politics

23.01.2006 Redaktion
The European Commission adopted on December 21st a proposal for a new regulation on organic production, which aims to improve clarity for both consumers and farmers.

IFOAM EU Group welcomes revision of organic regulation

Politics, Politics

23.01.2006 Redaktion
The European Commission launched the European-wide debate on the future of organic agriculture end of December 2005.

Discontent Simmers Over Change in German Farm Policy

Politics, Politics

23.01.2006 Redaktion
A row over new Agriculture Minister Horst Seehofer's plans to cut backing
for ecological farming and pave the way for genetically modified crops continues.
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