- Organic alternatives catching on. Acton, Ryann // Business Journal (Central New York);1/12/2007, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p1
The article reports on the expanding market of organic food alternatives in the U.S. A survey conducted by the Organic Trade Association in 2006 revealed that sales of organic food in the state increased by 16.2 percent or $13.8 billion in 2005. In spite of its expanding market, the U.S....
- Tougher Organic Foods Standards. Blake, Kevin // Consumers' Research Magazine;May2000, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p6
Reveals that the United States Department of Agriculture has proposed standards to define when foods qualify as organic. Restrictions under the rules; Benefit of the standards; Areas of concern.
- A second try at `organic'. Bruce, Andrea M. // Snack Food & Wholesale Bakery;Apr2000, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p52
Deals with the proposed National Organic Program (NOP) Organic Food Product Act of 1990 of the United States Department of Agriculture. Number of comments received by the first proposed rule of the Department of Agriculture; Use of biotechnology under the proposed NOP; Elements of the proposed...
- Labeling and Marketing Requirements. // Nutrition Health Review: The Consumer's Medical Journal;2000, Issue 80, p2
Focuses on the labeling and marketing requirements of organic foods in the United States. Standards set by the Organic Foods Production Act; Implementation of the standards on raw fresh produce and processed foods containing organic ingredients; Certification of farm processing operations by the...
- Certified Organic is Growing in the United States. // Certified Organic;Summer2014, p9
The article discusses the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Organic Program's report about the increase in number of certified organic crop, livestock and handling operations in the country between 2012 and 2013.
- Organic giants open market access in historic pact. // Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;2/15/2012, p12
The article discusses a deal entered into between the European Union's (EU) Agriculture and Rural Development and the U.S. Department of Agriculture in which the world's two largest markets for organic food will work together to expand market access for organic producers and companies. The...
- When government gets in bed with pseudoscience, things... // NCAHF Newsletter (08903417);May/Jun98, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p1
Reports on the retreat of the United States (US) Department of Agriculture from proposals on organic food standards. Terms of the proposals; Opposition to the proposals; Issues on the passing of the US Organic Foods Production Act of 1990.
- A new 'organic' food label. // Consumer Reports;Mar2001, Vol. 66 Issue 3, p10
Discusses the adoption of the first national standards for organic food by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Rules for organic food; Standardized labeling; Details of the standards; Creation of a seal to make organic food easier for consumers to identify.
- Will ornamental growers embrace organic certification? // NMPRO - Nursery Management & Production;Dec2008, Vol. 24 Issue 12, following p34
The article discusses whether nursery growers will embrace the National Organic Program (NOP) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). According to the Organic Trade Association (OTA), the sales of organic food and beverages from $1 billion in 1990 to about $20 billion in 2007 and are...