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New Rule Crushes Organic Mega-Dairies and Is Good News for Small Farms 18.2.2010 AlterNet
A new ruling closes several loopholes that mega-dairies have been using to exploit the organic market with milk from farms that hardly resemble real organic farms.
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Hey, green spender: The truth about eco-friendly brands 17.2.2010 New Scientists HIV
Hey, green spender: The truth about eco-friendly brands
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Maine dairy farmers put new organic milk on market 17.2.2010 AP National
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Maine dairy farmers hope their new organic milk, called MOOMilk, becomes as popular among natural-food buffs as Maine lobster is among seafood lovers....
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Maine dairy farmers put new organic milk on market 17.2.2010 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
Maine dairy farmers put new organic milk on market
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Maine dairy farmers put new organic milk on market 17.2.2010 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Maine dairy farmers hope their new organic milk, called MOOMilk, becomes as popular among natural-food buffs as Maine lobster is among seafood lovers.
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Maine dairy farmers put new organic milk on market 17.2.2010 Boston Globe: New Hampshire
Maine dairy farmers put new organic milk on market
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Maine dairy farmers put new organic milk on market 17.2.2010 Boston Globe: Maine
Maine dairy farmers put new organic milk on market
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On the call: COO Walter Robb 17.2.2010 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
The core business at Whole Foods is organic and natural foods. As the popularity of such foods grew, so did the competition.
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Whole Foods Market's profit surges in 1Q 17.2.2010 SFGate: Business & Technology
Whole Foods Market's profit surges in 1Q
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Whole Foods Market's profit surges in 1Q 17.2.2010 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Whole Foods Market Inc. said Tuesday that stronger sales helped send its first-quarter profit soaring, prompting the natural and organic grocer to raise its outlook for the year.
Report: Wisconsin 2nd in nation in organic farms 17.2.2010 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
Wisconsin leads the U.S. in the sale of organically produced cranberries and beef cows and is second in the number of organic farms, according to a federal summary released Tuesday.
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A bridge to oiur past in Shakopee 17.2.2010 Star Tribune: Local
A rare type of span -- with haunting similarities to the one at I-35W -- is being saved in Shakopee.
Whole Foods Market's profit surges in 1Q 17.2.2010 AP Business
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Whole Foods Market Inc. said Tuesday that stronger sales helped send its first-quarter profit soaring, prompting the natural and organic grocer to raise its outlook for the year....
Report: Wisconsin 2nd in nation in organic farms 17.2.2010 Star Tribune: Latest
The latest agricultural numbers show Wisconsin with more than 1,200 certified organic farms, which is second in the nation behind California.
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Hunters took fewer deer in 2009, state reports 17.2.2010 Star Tribune: Latest
The 12.5 percent drop in the number of deer taken by Minnesota hunters was part of the DNR's herd management plan.
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Report: Wisconsin 2nd in nation in organic farms 17.2.2010 Twincities.com: Business
The latest agricultural numbers show Wisconsin with more than 1,200 certified organic farms, which is second in the nation behind California.
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Danube cleanup plan adopted by 14 nations 16.2.2010 Seattle Times: Nation & World
Fourteen countries and the European Commission have adopted a cleanup plan for the Danube River and its tributaries.
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Quarter of meat sold in UK imported from nations weaker on animal welfare 16.2.2010 Guardian: Environment
Farmers and consumers demand greater import restrictions as a Guardian investigation reveals many bacon, pork and poultry products come from nations with lower animal welfare standards At least one quarter of meat on sale in the UK comes from farms that do not have to meet national standards for animal welfare, a Guardian investigation has found. The poor conditions in which the animals can be kept include greater crowding in chicken and turkey sheds, cage-like pens for female pigs and physical castration with no anaesthetic for boars. The UK has relatively high standards of animal welfare compared with the rest of the world, including the European Union. However, there are no restrictions on importing meat from countries that do not ...
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Whole person health in Vail 16.2.2010 Vail Colorado: Editorials
VAIL, Colorado - Nutritionist Mary Horn - who has shared her expertise on Oprah and Martha Stewart - has a friend who was diagnosed with heart disease. Before ushering him out of the office, "the doctor tells him, 'you need to lose weight. Go on the Internet and find yourself a diet,'" Horn says. This is an all-too-common scenario in modern medicine. The doctor diagnoses the disease, but doesn't necessarily treat the patient. Horn tells the story as an antithesis to her philosophy on wellness - which is simply, treat the whole person in order to make lasting health changes. It's an idea she'll practice locally as nutrition consultant and exercise physiologist for the new Vitality Center at Vail Mountain Lodge & Spa. Like Horn, the ...
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Climate Catastrophe: Surviving the 21st Century 15.2.2010 Common Dreams: Views
by Ronnie Cummins & Will Allen

"The catastrophic impacts of climate change are not only going to take place in the distant future. They are taking place now."

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