User: flenvcenter Topic: Food-Regional
Category: Food Production :: Sustainable Agriculture
Last updated: May 02 2018 11:50 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Combat Mission Non-Organic : Surgical Attack cum war footing Combing operation in Sikkim 28.4.2018 Voice of Sikkim
Deepak Gurung Rangpo, 27 April : The enforcement team has seized more than 4 metric ton vegetables at Rangpo Checkpost on intervening night of 26 April until the early morning of 27 April. It is reported that the vegetables were smuggled from Dhupguri in West Bengal which was laden in more than 12 to 15 […]
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More organic than thou? Rebel farmers create new food label 11.4.2018 Denver Post: Local
Was your tomato grown in dirt or water? Organic shoppers might notice additional labels this summer that will give them the answer — and tell them whether their choices align with what a rebellious group of farmers and scientists deem the true spirit of the organic movement.
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General Mills, Annie’s Mac & Cheese tap South Dakota farm 7.3.2018 Denver Post: Business
General Mills announced a deal Tuesday to create South Dakota's largest organic crop farm as the company works to secure enough organic ingredients to meet growing consumer demand worldwide.
‘Agriculture reeling under double burden of agrarian distress and climate change effects’ 4.3.2018 Pune – The Indian Express
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Two day long Sikkim Organic Day 2018 Concluded Today 18.1.2018 Voice of Sikkim
18 Jan, Gangtok (IPR) : Sikkim Organic Day 2018 concluded today with its valedictory function being presided over by the Chief Minister of Sikkim, Shri Pawan Chamling as the Chief Guest. Held at the Conference Hall at Saramsa Garden, the valedictory function was also chaired by the Hon’ble Minister for Agriculture and Horticulture , Shri […]
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A USDA investigation or just an appointment? Few details emerge from inquiry into Boulder-based organic milk company 23.12.2017 Denver Post: Business
Officials at the USDA received a detailed formal complaint earlier this year regarding Boulder-based Aurora Organic Dairy, one of the nation's largest producers of organic milk.
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Weedkiller found in some “natural” Bigelow tea, lawsuit say 21.12.2017 Denver Post: Business
The world’s most widely used herbicide has been found in samples of green tea produced and marketed as “natural” by R.C. Bigelow Inc., according to a lawsuit filed by the Organic Consumers Association.
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Indigenous food: Seasonal, sustainable and uniquely American 18.11.2017 Denver Post: Food
Eating locally, seasonably and sustainably -- a radical notion just a few decades ago -- is now deeply woven into our mainstream definition of healthy. And rightly so.
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Get the bridal glow: Eat organic, go vegan 16.11.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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In the Southwest, a sustainable breed of cattle 2.11.2017 High Country News Most Recent
The criollo cow can thrive in hot, dry conditions that are difficult for other breeds.
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USDA closes investigation into a massive organic farm in Colorado — but what did it check? 29.9.2017 Denver Post: Local
The USDA has closed an investigation into Aurora Organic Dairy, a Colorado-based mega-dairy highlighted in a Washington Post story earlier this year, finding no violations of organic standards this year.
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Americans have insatiable hunger for organic chicken 26.9.2017 Denver Post: Business
U.S. producers sold $750 million of organic chickens last year, surging 78 percent from 2015, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
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Organic Doritos offer a way into Whole Foods for Frito-Lay 31.8.2017 Denver Post: Food
The lineup, marketed under the name "Simply," meets all the criteria needed to be sold in Whole Foods, according to PepsiCo executive Jonathan McIntyre.
12 homes for sale near national parks 30.8.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
Many of us have visited national parks while on vacation, awed by their grandeur and natural beauty. But have you ever wondered what it would be like to wake up to such a breathtaking landscape every day?
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Amazon cuts prices at Whole Foods by up to 43 percent on first day 28.8.2017 Denver Post: Business
Cutting prices at Whole Foods is a sign that Amazon is a sign that Amazon is serious about taking on competitors such as Walmart Stores, Kroger and Costco Wholesale.
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A Millet a Day 10.7.2017 Lifestyle – The Indian Express
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Donkey defenders stand between coyotes and a herd of sheep 9.7.2017 Headlines: All Headlines
"There's this indescribable relationship between the sheep and the donkeys where (the sheep) know (the donkeys) are there to protect them."
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At 87, eco-legend Ken Sleight of Ed Abbey fame is still fighting Lake Powell — but knows it’s a losing battle 20.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Moab • Ensconced at the base of the La Sal Mountains, 15 miles south of Utah’s redrock capital, storied environmentalist Ken Sleight looks out over the landscape of a rich life. Immortalized as Seldom Seen Smith by Edward Abbey in his 1975 anarchist primer “The Monkey Wrench Gang,” Sleight, now 87, ponders the past and future of his beloved Colorado Plateau. He moves a little slower these days and has just undergone surgery to remove cancerous skin cells from his nose. But Sleight’s insights are... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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New Utah facility will be able to power a Bountiful-size city by digesting food waste, turning it into natural gas 16.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
North Salt Lake • State and local officials broke ground for Utah’s first food digester Thursday morning in a project aimed at reducing landfill waste and harnessing unused renewable energy. The North Salt Lake facility, to be opened in late 2018, will deploy anaerobic digesters to grind and liquify food waste, then use water, heat and bacteria to convert it into methane gas to be used as natural gas and bio-solids to be converted into fertilizer. The project, called Wasatch Resource Recovery, ...
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Milk from large dairies, including Colorado’s Aurora Organic Dairy, may not be as organic as you think 3.5.2017 Denver Post: Business
Grazing practices at larger "organic" dairies produce milk that is almost identical to conventional milk in tests of fat types.
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