In terms of organic food news over the past few weeks, the two major stories headlines have been (1) the release by the FDA of its genetically-engineered salmon Environmental Assessment and (2) the Monsanto Rider in the Farm Bill, both of which I recently wrote about.
Here are the other stories that caught my eye. Enjoy!!!
QAI, a major organic certification agency, gives its organic forecast for 2023 - Sustainable Food News
Hain Celestial closes its acquisition of BluePrint, a NYC-based pressed organic juice brand - Just Drinks
Washington State may be voting on GMO labeling this fall - The Spokesman Review
Whole Foods launches plant-based line of Engine2 Diet products from author and fireman Rip Esselstyn - Private Label Buyer
Major organic distributor UNFI acquires Pacific Organic Produce and its Purity Organic brand - The Packer
Money Manager: Big upside for those looking to invest in organic food stocks - The Motley Fool
Westin Hotel at NYC’s Grand Central Station now offering organic juice options - USA Today
Guy Fieri leading the organic food revolution? - Zagat
2012: The year in food and farming - Grist
Organic food helped Marchioness of Worcester (UK) beat cancer - Mail Online
The NYT’s Jane Brody has become a GMO-apologist in her column “What You Think You Know (but Don’t) About Wise Eating” - The New York Times
Monsanto’s Roundup is devastating gut health and contributing to overgrowth of deadly bacteria - Nations of Change
FoodFight Partners with Whole Kids Foundation to expand Teacher Wellness Program to six cities nationwide - PR Web
NYC power players embark on organic juice cleanses for New Year’s - NY Post