Organic farming

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Rising consumer demands aids organic industry sway

WASHINGTON (AP) — The organic food industry is gaining influence on Capitol Hill, prompted by its entry into traditional farm states and by increasing consumer demand. That’s not going over well with everyone in Congress. […]


Aaran Stephens, founder of Nature's Path Organic Foods.

Arran Stephens on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Arran Stephens, the Founder of Nature’s Path Organic Foods, a privately owned, family-run, and certified organic manufacturer of cereals, granolas, oatmeal, and snack bars. The recipient of Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, he will share how he turned his small vegetarian restaurant into North America’s largest organic breakfast foods company.


Fruit display

Organic apples, pears to be antibiotic-free

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The organic apples you buy in the grocery store will soon be free of a widely used antibiotic. The National Organic Standards Board late Thursday rejected a petition to allow growers to use the antibiotic oxytetracyline.



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