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Organic Link Love – February 12th

Here are some recent organic food news stories that I thought were interesting.

Whole Foods responds to accusations/charges from Organic Consumers Association – Whole Foods Blog

Profile of Runa, an organic tea company started by two Brown University students – New York Times

For the first time ever, a company in Vietnam receives organic certification for its rice – Tuoitrenews

The U.S. sees a 26% rise in organic vegetable consumption over the past year – Fresh Plaza

Planting of GMOs grew almost 10% in 2011 – USA Today

Organic farmer in Colorado faces real problems with proposed asphalt company next door – Glenwood Springs Post Independent

Interesting overview of U.S. farming situation, present and going forward – Reuters

Story of how a farmer went organic and stopped using antibiotics on animals – Huffington Post

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.

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