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