|New study details dramatic growth of Canada's organic market|
Fresh Plaza - 11/22/2013. From farmers' markets to mainstream retail, Canada's organic market has grown to become the fourth largest in the world, valued at over $3.5 billion per year. The Canadian organic food and beverage market alone is worth $3 billion per year, and has grown dramatically since 2009, when the Canadian government put in place mandatory organic standards, import restrictions and labelling requirements.
|Supreme Court affirms Monsanto pollution settlement in Nitro|
The Charleston Gazette - 11/22/2013. By Ken Ward Jr. - The West Virginia Supreme Court on Friday upheld approval of the settlement in a landmark lawsuit over pollution of the community of Nitro with dioxin from the former Monsanto chemical plant.
|The Unnatural Death of ‘Natural’|
Newsweek - 11/22/2013. By Matthew Mientka - A bill introduced in Congress would legally define the term ‘natural’ used on foods. Some big food companies are already removing the label from their products.
|Forget the Food Industry: Rediscover the Pleasure of Buying, Cooking, and Eating Real Food|
Yes! - 11/22/2013. By Arun Gupta - As a graduate of New York’s French Culinary Institute and former chef, I’m obsessed with great food. I can remember the first time I tasted chocolate mousse, pine nuts, and avocados. Years, even decades later, I can recall the succulence of fresh prawns on the Pacific coast of Guatemala, and the fiery savoriness of street food in India.