For years, researchers have been trying to explain the epidemic kidney diseases of agricultural workers on sugar cane plantations in Central America and rice fields in Sri Lanka. Now, an international research team sees the cause of the disease in the intensive usage of herbicides glyphosate and paraquat, to which agricultural workers are exposed without protection.
There are already a few well known organic manufacturers who produce both for the home market and export.
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.
“Protecting the environment in Poland is a popular subject that is offered at various universities,” explains Barbara Kowalkowska, who founded the private university in Bromberg (Bydgoszcz).
Taking into account the numerous debates at the European level on the genetically modified organisms it it necessary to clarify the status of GM-soy in Romania.
In the opinion of Polish experts, there is no fear of competition from Poland.
With 43 stores, NaturaSì is Italy’s leading company in the distribution of organic products.
The first Yardo “super Biomarkt” (organic supermarket) in Switzerland opened its doors in the centre of St. Gallen on Thursday 26 January 2006.
In the past, Italy was not a classic country for the sales channel known as the box scheme.
Observers of the market are agreed that the Italian organic market is currently undergoing consolidation, although at the same time positive tendencies are also apparent.
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