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Organic Link Love – December 9th

Here are some of the most interesting and important organic food news stories from the past few weeks. Enjoy!!


Good piece about how Dr. Oz got it wrong on organics – Mother Jones

Kenya bans the importation of GMO foods – Nation of Change

Students in Los Angeles help bring organic food into Inglewood’s food desert – NBC

Organic food distributor UNFI to open up a $32 million facility in Wisconsin – The Journal Times

Latinos in California start organic farms with help of new programs – The Huffington Post

Great food pictures from Matthew Kenney’s new raw vegan restaurant in Santa Monica, CA – LA Weekly

Walmart starts a monthly food subscription service/box, which includes organic food – The Journal Gazette

In Namibia, an opportunity to turn small-scale production of organic food into a growth industry – All Africa

Russia wants to feed Europe with organic food – Pravda

Organic markets are becoming more popular throughout Turkey – SETimes

Big blue food truck serves up local, organic food across Michigan – SW Michigan’s Second Wave

FDA suspends operations at country’s largest organic peanut butter plant in New Mexico – Oregon Live

How consolidated agribusiness harms the organic sector – Civil Eats

The Department of Justice mysteriously quits the Monsanto antitrust investigation –  Mother Jones

Organic food industry is booming in Brazil, growing at 15-20% per year – Fresh Fruit Portal

Organic farmers condemn AC21 report, no relief for GMO contamination – Reuters

UAE moves to certify organic food – Gulf News

Organic food is struggling for an identity in Russia but demand is soaring – The Moscow Times

Farmers’ market in Beirut, Lebanon brings together a war-torn nation – The National

Cincinnati passes resolution requiring GE-food labeling – EcoWatch

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