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In the midst of recalls of romaine lettuce contaminated with a pathogenic strain of E. coli, states and counties across the country are calling for a moratorium on large confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs).
Comment Period Closes December 2 Tell the USDA – No Factory Farms / No Conventional Cattle Producing Organic Milk Tell the USDA to follow the will of Congress and close its own loophole. The National Organic Program should enforce both the spirit and letter...
Stay tuned to https://www.facebook.com/organiceye.org/ for live updates from NOSB Pittsburgh October 23-25. Day 1 Posted by OrganicEye on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Day 2 Posted by OrganicEye on Thursday, October 24, 2019
USDA Panel Votes in Pittsburgh on the Future of Nitrates in Meat SIGN THE PETITION FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mark A. Kastel, 608-625-2042 / email@example.comTerry Shistar, 202-543-5450 / firstname.lastname@example.org WASHINGTON, DC — In the...
USDA: Support Strong Organic Standards, Submit Your Comments to the Fall 2019 National Organic Standards Board Meeting
Kastel Kommentary:My OrganicEye colleague, Dr. Terry Shistar, who also serves as a board member of Beyond Pesticides, has built a legacy of reviewing all synthetic and non-organic materials petitioned for use in organic farming and food (in addition to...
WASHINGTON, DC — Beyond Pesticides, a public interest organization founded to advocate for healthy air, water, land, and food by eliminating the use of toxic pesticides, and advance healthy practices, has announced the formation of an investigative arm, OrganicEye. The new watchdog agency will focus on defending the “time-honored philosophy and legal definition of organic farming and food production” from USDA’s systemic failure to protect the interests of organic farmers, ethical businesses, and consumers.
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Beyond Pesticides Archive of Synthetic/Nonorganic Materials Petitioned for Use and Critical NOSB Issues
Keeping Organic Strong: NOSB Archives NOSB Meetings: Positions on issues and voting results Fall 2019 key issues Spring 2019 key issues Fall 2018 key issues Spring 2018 key issues Fall 2017 key issues Spring 2017 key issues Fall 2016 key issues Spring 2016 key...
The whole picture Organic food contributes to better health through reduced pesticide exposure for all and increased nutritional quality. In order to understand the importance of eating organic food from the perspective of toxic pesticide contamination, we need to...