Organic milk could offer health benefits, study suggests

Organic meat and milk could offer more health benefits than conventionally delivered products, according to a new study by scientists from the UK, Poland, Norway, Italy, Denmark, Switzerland, Greece and Turkey. Both organic meat and milk provide 50% more of the omega-3 fatty acids that are important in human nutrition. Organic meat has slightly lower[…]

Consumers shopping all-natural trust small, independent companies

LOS ANGELES – A new national consumer poll released by Instantly on Wednesday found that artificial ingredients in food products are a top concern for Americans and many do not trust large companies to produce all-natural alternatives. According to the study, 75% of Americans said that when it comes to producing all-natural products, they trust[…]

Lawsuit Challenges U.S.D.A. Rule Change on Organic Farming

A coalition of grocers, seed growers and consumer and environmental advocates filed suit on Tuesday against the Department of Agriculture over a change it made to the process used to determine which substances may be used in organic farming. In the suit, filed in Federal District Court for the Northern District of California, the group[…]