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Sen. Pat Roberts: ‘Uncertainty and dysfunction have overtaken’ USDA organic program

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The far-reaching difficulty that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has in determining whether imported “organic” food meets standards or is ...
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US farmers skeptical of organic industry ‘task force’ cracking down on fraudulent imports

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[May 2017], The Post reported that three enormous shipments of “organic” corn and soybeans - large enough to constitute a ...
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Horizon ‘organic’ milk under fire for adding factory-produced algae oil to boost nutrition

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Inside a South Carolina factory, in industrial vats that stand five stories high, batches of algae are carefully tended, kept ...
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What does USDA organic label really mean? WaPo investigation finds imported corn and soy often mislabelled

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A shipment of 36 million pounds of soybeans sailed late [2016] from Ukraine to Turkey to California. Along the way, ...

Video: WaPo investigation raises questions about large dairy farm’s compliance with USDA organic standards

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[A] closer look at Aurora [Organic Dairy] and other large operations highlights critical weaknesses in the unorthodox inspection system that ...
'Paleo' diet out of step with human evolution

‘Paleo’ diet out of step with human evolution

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. The article kicked off ...

Bacon may not be so bad after all, depending on your DNA

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis.  After the World Health ...

USDA organics chief silent on whether organic is safer, healthier

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Are consumers right to think that organic food is safer and healthier? It seems like a straightforward question, especially for ...

Organic board busts ‘no synthetic pesticides’ myth, okays new herbicides and fungicides

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You might think the USDA "organic" label is reserved for foods produced without any man-made chemicals. But under government rules, "organic" ...
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