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Organic Link Love – December 25th

Here are some recent organic food news stories that I thought were worth sharing. Happy holidays!

More young people see opportunity in organic farming – USA Today

England considers genetically-engineered insects to kills pests in the field – Mail Online UK

Uncovering the “Unhealthy Truth” of our food supply, interview with my friend and leading food safety advocate Robyn O’Brien – Times Union

British company puts kosher organic turkeys on the menu for the first time – Barnet and Whetstone

Georgetown grads run successful organic restaurant chain, launch green festival w/ organic food, and land on Forbes list – WTOP

Australia has largest area of organic farmland, organic industry there growing quickly – Smart Company

Chipotle, Applegate Farms and others demand that Congress curb the use of antibiotics in animals – Chicago Tribune

Organic celery seed recalled because of Salmonella fears – Reuters

Colored organic kale is gaining fans at Southern California farmers markets  – Los Angeles Times

A message from Tradin Organic

How Tradin Organic is Helping Coconut Farmers in The Philippines

For more than a decade, Tradin Organic has been working with local partners in The Philippines to bring a diversified range of organic products to the market, such as coconut oil, tropical fruits and even cocoa.

The company is helping to support local farmers by assisting them with technical support and organic certification, in addition to paying Fairtrade premium on top of the organic premium.

Learn more.

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