Bayer subsidiary Monsanto has been trying to establish its drought-tolerant genetically engineered maize in Africa. It is intended to protect African farmers from the increasing effects of drought. But the maize does not live up to Monsanto’s promises. The South African Ministry of Agriculture has therefore denied Monsanto a cultivation permit.
It could not have gone better. Everywhere you looked you could see beaming faces of people delighted with the success of the superlative organic trade fair that took place 16-19 February.
Dairy group Arla Foods has signed an organic dairy supply deal with discount retailer Lidl, according to the dairyreporter.com.
Since 2003 the organic specialty shop in the Netherlands and Belgium has gradually gained ground again as regards organic food sales via the supermarket.
The Kesslers' business, originally called Terra Bella Floral Design, has been around about 3 1/2 years in Chico, California.
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.
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