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Phone: 207-568-4142
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Organic and Sustainable Agriculture News
Rep. Chellie Pingree: We Must Act to Protect Integrity of the Certified Organic Label
Civil Eats - 6/22/2017.
By Chellie Pingree - As a longtime farmer, I work hard to ensure that food I sell with a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) certified organic logo lives up to that label’s stringent standards. And I know the vast majority of organic farmers, processors, and handlers are equally committed to adhering to those high standards. The value of our business depends on customers trusting that they get what they pay for.
Prince Charles says the ‘very future of humanity’ may depend on organic farming as he warns ‘fertilizers and pesticides mean the world has only sixty harvests left’
Daily Mail [UK] - 6/22/2017.
By Rebecca English - Prince Charles has warned that the ‘very future of humanity’ may depend on organic farming.
Fresh from the farm: Maine takes lead in ‘food sovereignty’ movement
Portland Press Herald - 6/21/2017.
By Mary Pols - A new law allows cities and towns to regulate local food production regardless of state and federal regulations that would otherwise apply.
New Claims Against Monsanto In Consumer Lawsuit Over Roundup Herbicide
Huffington Post - 6/20/2017.
By Carey Gillam - Another day, another lawsuit against global seed and chemical giant Monsanto Co. In a complaint filed Tuesday in federal court in Wisconsin, six consumers alleged that the company’s top-selling Roundup herbicide has been falsely promoted as uniquely safe when it actually can have profound harmful impacts on human gut bacteria critical to good health.
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