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USDA Protects Tainted “Organic” Baby Food

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced in a compliance letter published last week that it will allow products containing unapproved synthetic additives to be labeled “organic” for an indefinite grace period. Such products include organically certified infant formula and milk tainted with Martek Biosciences Corporation’s omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids (DHA/ARA) that are derived chemically from fermented algae and fungus. Continue reading

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Europe gives in to the GMO lobby

The days when Europeans were feeling somewhat protected from the onslaught of genetically modified crops in their countryside may soon be over. After a 12-year moratorium on new Genetically Modified Organisms in the European Union, the European Commission (the executive … Continue reading

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