Organics

USDA outlines three prong plan to detect and prevent fraud in organic

USDA outlines three prong plan to detect and prevent fraud in organic

By Elizabeth Crawford

The US Department of Agriculture has launched a comprehensive and aggressive three-prong approach to detect and prevent fraud in the organic industry, after the discovery last year that some imports from Eastern Europe were falsely labeled as organic,...

Organic stakeholders test pilot to root out fraud

Organic stakeholders test pilot to root out fraud

By Elizabeth Crawford

Starting next month, a small but diverse group of organic stakeholders from across the supply chain will test-drive a rigorous set of fraud prevention, detection and mitigation strategies that once fine-tuned will become subject to the annual inspection...

Ancient grains such khorasan wheat could serve as an alternative to those with general wheat sensitivities, Kamut International-funded study claims. ©GettyImages/stevanovicigor

All wheat is not created equal: A case for ancient khorasan wheat

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Can we as a society eat our way to health by consuming fewer high-yield, mass-produced foods such as modern wheat? That’s the position taken by Bob Quinn, Ph.D., an organic farmer and founder of Kamut International – a producer of the ancient grain, khorasan...

Consumers are more wary of their seafood purchases than when shopping for other animal proteins like beef or chicken, according to Fishpeople CEO Ken Plasse. ©GettyImages/robynmac

Fishpeople CEO: ‘Seafood is stuck in the '20s’

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Consumers aren’t shopping for seafood the same way they shop for other fresh category products, and it shows, with overall seafood sales remaining sluggish mainly due to unique barriers that don’t exist in other fresh food areas.

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