Know How Food Quality25.10.2016 Editor
Hard discounters like Lidl or Aldi are known for offering cheap products that have been exposed to chemical fertilizer and pesticides. Nonetheless, with the global increase of organic food consumption, these giants also seemed to be forced to switch more and more to sustainable products.
Know How Food Quality10.10.2016 Editor
The main issue for a farmer during the transitional period is that the land will be farmed according to the organic rules, so at a higher cost, but the harvest is sold at the conventional price. A new concept of “certified transitional” is about to emerge.
Know How Food Quality31.08.2016 Redaktion
50% of the whole McDonald’s menu consists of chicken and eggs. Steve Easterbrook, CEO at McDonald’s has now launched a 10-year plan to switch the whole production from caged to free-range hens.
Know How Food Quality21.07.2016 Editor
In a landmark alliance, known as Project TENDR, leaders of various disciplines have come together in a consensus statement to say that many of the chemicals found in everyday products can result in neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism and attention-deficit disorders.
Know How Food Quality23.06.2016 Editor
The Food and Drug Administration sent a warning letter to Whole Foods co-CEOs John Mackey and Walter Robb about what the FDA called "serious violations" it found after inspecting a Whole Foods food preparation facility in Massachusetts.
Know How Food Quality25.02.2016 Editor
Food stickers may say “Mexico” or “Colombia,” but those are big places, and labels like this don’t give much insight, says The Tech Crunch.
Know How Food Quality14.02.2016 Horst Fiedler
The organic industry is at the parting of the ways: it either falls into the trap of a spiral of falling prices and quality or it masters the art of being the leader in terms of quality.
Know How Food Quality02.02.2016 Editor
BioFach is t h e place to go for organic-loving professional chefs. At the special show “cook + talk”, trade visitors will learn about the latest organic products for restaurants and communal catering.
Know How Food Quality27.01.2016 Editor
The certified organic cocoa market represents a very small share of the total cocoa market, estimated around 0.5% of total production.
Know How Food Quality23.01.2016 Editor
The giant multibillion dollar agribusinesses are destroying the local and organic farms in America and replacing a huge portion of our food supply with factory farms that are based outside this country.
Know How Food Quality22.01.2016 Editor
Pesticide Action Network North America (PAN North America), founded in 1984 in Oakland, California, is part of an international coalition of around 600 NGOs, citizens’ groups, and individuals in about 90 countries.
Know How Food Quality12.01.2016 Editor
BioFach, the World's leading Trade Fair for Organic Food which takes place from 10 to 13 February, is the top event and t h e place to go for organic-loving professional chefs.
Know How Food Quality22.07.2015 Leo Frühschütz
With the Implementing Regulation 931/2015 the EU Commission removed the Turkish Control Organization ETKO from “The list of recognized control bodies for the purpose of equivalence”. It is unclear what consequences these decisions have for supplies of cereals and seed that were certified by ETKO and sent to the EU but have not yet been processed or consumed.
Know How Food Quality09.06.2015
What happens when a family that usually doesn’t eat organic changes their diet?
Know How Food Quality27.05.2015
Experts from the Swiss Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) have explored different aspects of the quality and sustainability of organic and conventional food in a new dossier.
Know How Food Quality14.04.2015 Leo Frühschütz
In the autumn of 2014, several consignments of organic sunflower cake were imported by the EU as animal feed from Ukraine. They were contaminated with pesticides and were presumably partly of conventional origin. So far, little progress has been made at EU level or in Ukraine to clear up this incident.
Know How Food Quality20.03.2015 Karin Heinze
According to the Report, organic food sales reached 10.5 billion yuan in 2007 in China and were estimated to be around 20-30 billion yuan (about 3-5 billion US$) in 2013. 2.722 million hectares of agricultural land were managed organically to China’s national organic standard.
Know How Food Quality04.03.2015
Private and public kitchens like canteens, institutions and restaurants bought organics worth DKK981m (about €131,7m) in 2013, according to a new report form StatisticsDenmark.
Know How Food Quality10.02.2015 Redaktion
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