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Organic Link Love – July 2nd

Here’s some organic food reading pleasure for your July 4th week. Have a great holiday!


40% of U.S. consumers believe that genetically-modified food is dangerous – Arizona Daily Star

CCOF, an organic certification agency, and organic farmers in California launch “Why Buy Certified Organic?” campaign – Virtual Strategy Magazine

Organic restaurant Real Food Daily wins Nature’s Plate People’s Choice Award for Los Angeles – The Nature Conservancy

Candidate for state senate in Wisconsin understands the importance of organic – LaCrosse Tribune

Maine residents fight for “food sovereignty” – Grist

FixFood launches campaign to get antibiotics out of the meat supply in the U.S. – FixFood

Acclaimed chef Dan Barber and his culinary crusade – Wall Street Journal

Colorado-based organic grocer Natural Grocers files for IPO – International Business Times

After losing fathers to cancer, two farmers in New Zealand make the switch to organic – Otago Daily Times

Steamed organic burger joint opens in New Orleans – Eater

Los Angeles coffee chain Cafecito Organico to open new location in Malibu – Grub Street

How Home Depot is expanding the organic compost market – GreenBiz

EU organic logo up and running, now mandatory on all organic products produced in the EU – FOCUS Information

University of Georgia grads run a top-notch organic farm – Athens Banner-Herald

Genetically-engineered plants threaten our health and the economy – Mail Tribune

Brothers open up an organic hot dog stand in New Paltz, NY – New Paltz Times

Jazz-rock drummer Cindy Blackman Santana (Carlos’ wife) is a big fan of organic food – Vancouver Sun

German organic growers cannot satisfy booming demand – Fresh Plaza

Famous Indian actor Aamir Khan op-ed piece demands that we take the poison (pesticides) out of our food – The Hindu

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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