Here are 10 organic food news stories you need to know about.
1) California just dropped a BOMBSHELL about glyphosate causing cancer. Several months ago, the World Health Organization said that glyphosate, the primary ingredient in RoundUp, Monsanto’s $6 billion a year weed killer, was “a probable carcinogen” – which means that it “probably causes cancer”.
Now, the State of California intends to declare that that glyphosate “causes cancer”.
WOW!!! This is major.
If California does in fact declare that glyphosate causes cancer, there needs to be very serious debate about putting warning labels on glyphosate-sprayed food.
2) September is a big month online for organic. In September, the Organic Trade Association is running a 30-day social media #OrganicFestival aimed at bringing the entire organic industry together behind a common theme and mission to correct long-held myths and misconceptions about organic. Read more »