Organic

Ten priorities for the Farm to Fork INI report

As the European Parliament is preparing its reaction (own-initiative report) to the EU Farm to Fork Strategy, civil society organisations in the areas of environment, consumers, food systems, animal welfare, health, consumer co-operatives, farming, fisheries, development, social justice, climate, and forestry have come together to set out 10 key priorities which they call on MEPs to endorse in their report

Organics in NAFTA: Who sets the standards?

The NAFTA talks are advancing rapidly with very little information available to the public on their content or the possible consequences for fair and sustainable food and farm systems. IATP is aiming to stay on top of the process, and our Senior Attorney, Sharon Treat, will be in Toronto this weekend for the third round of negotiations.

Radio Sustain: February 08, 2011

Justice from farm to fork: A former Chipotle employee explains why the burrito chain is under fire for mistreatment of workers. Danny Schwartzman, owner of Common Roots Café in Minneapolis, describes how the restaurant makes sourcing local, fair trade and organic look easy.

Nanotech organic?

The idea that engineered nanomaterials (involving the manipulation of materials at the molecular level) would be allowed in certified organic food production seems ludicrous on its face. Allowing nanotechnology would seemingly destroy the credibility of the organic label with consumers.