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Over 99% of tested produce ‘well below’ pesticide safety limits, USDA study shows

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More than 99% of [fruits and vegetable] samples tested in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Pesticide Data Program had residue ...
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Organic industry pushes back after allegations of deceptive marketing

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The Organic Trade Association took out a full page ad in the Wall Street Journal Sept. 12 pushing back against ...
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Industry group ‘resurrects’ USDA’s canceled organic food research program

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Three months after the U.S. Department of Agriculture pulled the plug on a plan to establish a national organic promotion ...
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USDA report: Pesticide data shows US food supply ‘one of the safest in the world’

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More than 20% of food sampled by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2016 show no detectable pesticides and less ...

Arctic golden delicious: Non-browning genetically engineered apples debut in Midwest grocery stores

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Boldly going where no genetically modified apple has gone before, Arctic apples from Okanagan Specialty Fruits will ship to about ...
Organic Farming as Environment Friendly Routine

Study finds dramatic local economic benefits to organic agriculture, surprising researchers

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The GLP aggregated and excerpted this blog/article to reflect the diversity of news, opinion and analysis. In a report produced ...

Arctic GMO apple: Is it getting closer?

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Is the GMO apple getting closer to reality? I talked to one source this week who believes the USDA decision on the GMO ...
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