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19/01/2016
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Ifoam PRESS RELEASE The organic sector urges the Commission to classify new genetic engineering techniques as GMOs

BRUSSELS, 14 January 2016 – IFOAM EU has published a position paper on new genetic engineering techniques, ahead of the legal interpretation of the European Commission...

08/01/2016
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Organic groceries discount at Walmart Canada

Walmart Canada has quietly launched a new lineup of organic products under its Great Value store brand

24/01/2014
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European Seed Legislation: Who will profit, who will lose?

Demeter International and its alliance partners invited to a European seed legislation and policy conference Challenges for producers, consumers and citizens: Who will own the seeds?

16/11/2012
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Opposition filed against patent on chimpanzees

Eleven organisations from Germany, Switzerland and Great Britain have filed a joint opposition against a patent on genetically engineered chimpanzees granted to the US company Intrexon, Testbiotech reports.

08/10/2012
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Good vintage for the international organic sector

If the result for the international market were a fine organic wine, the upshot for 2011 could be: excellent climate and optimum terroir give the vintage a powerful body and a multifaceted but harmonious taste. After rather restrained growth in the years before, the markets in Europe and the USA distinctly picked up speed again with sales up by 5 to 10 %.

01/10/2012
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GB: positive future for the organic category

September has been called the organic month by the Soil Association as despite the recession, research has shown there is a positive future for the organic category. The association is aiming for a 10 % rise in organic sales. “

01/01/1970
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Interview with Abbot Blackstone, Importer and Distributor of Bulk Organic Superfoods

Today we'll start this week with another interesting interview that we'll share with all our global audience of companies and operators that work within the sustainable industry. This serie of interview are very important to getting to know the global market, companies and sales department experiences as well as buyers behaviour and needs

01/01/1970
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India in trouble: Illegal genetically engineered eggplants on Indian fields

Haryana, a state of India; genetically modified eggplants found in a small farm

01/01/1970
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New rules make household appliances more sustainable

In a continued effort to reduce Europe's carbon footprint and to make energy bills cheaper for European consumers, the Commission  adopted new eco-design measures for products such as refrigerators, washing machines, dishwashers and televisions

01/01/1970
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It is time to understand AD, ADBA responds to Policy Connect report

Out of the 674 anaerobic digestion (AD) plants in the UK, just over 100 treat solely food waste, over three times as many treat agricultural wastes and 164 wastewater, while the rest treat a combination of different organic wastes.

Events & Fairs
31/05/2014

Bhutan: Conference on organic and ecological agriculture a full success

From 5 - 8 March 2014, participants from 30 countries gathered in Bhutan at the IFOAM Conference on Organic and Ecological Agriculture in Mountain Ecosystems. The country created the vision of Gross National Happiness and made a visionary commitment to going 100% organic.

01/10/2012

Barcelona, Spain, from 25 to 26 October 2012.: Global Eco Forum 2012

The Euro-Mediterranean forum on sustainability, the Global Eco Forum, will take place in Barcelona, Spain, from 25 to 26 October 2012.

09/07/2012

25 - 29 october - Turin - Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre

For the first time, Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre merge to create a single event that will be held on 25 to 29 October 2012 in Turin, Italy

31/05/2014

Bhutan: Conference on organic and ecological agriculture a full success

From 5 - 8 March 2014, participants from 30 countries gathered in Bhutan at the IFOAM Conference on Organic and Ecological Agriculture in Mountain Ecosystems. The country created the vision of Gross National Happiness and made a visionary commitment to going 100% organic.

01/10/2012

Barcelona, Spain, from 25 to 26 October 2012.: Global Eco Forum 2012

The Euro-Mediterranean forum on sustainability, the Global Eco Forum, will take place in Barcelona, Spain, from 25 to 26 October 2012.

09/07/2012

25 - 29 october - Turin - Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre

For the first time, Salone del Gusto and Terra Madre merge to create a single event that will be held on 25 to 29 October 2012 in Turin, Italy

Press
08/01/2016

Organic groceries discount at Walmart Canada

Walmart Canada has quietly launched a new lineup of organic products under its Great Value store brand