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Wal-Mart reopens stores in China after labelling issue
BEIJING Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reopened 13 of its stores in the south western Chinese city Chongqing after they were ordered closed for 15 days over the mislabelling of tons of regular pork as "organic".
Kemira teams up with Lohmann
FINLAND, Helsinki, GERMANY, Emmerthal Two European salt producers have formed an alliance to tackle meat safety through the use of both organic salts and eventually potassium based products.
Organic certification for natural antioxidant ingredient
ISRAEL, Haifa Frutarom USA has received organic certification from certification body Secal Israel for its Origanox ingredient, designed to reduce lipid oxidation in foods.
Fuchs North America gains organic certification
USA, Owings Mills, MD Fuchs North America announces that it gains organic certification in USDA's National Organic Program and is expanding its product offerings for its processing facility in Baltimore, MD. With this certification, Fuchs North America can offer organic-certified seasonings to its food processing clients.
Dioxin in animal feed raises organic food sales
BERLIN fleischwirtschaft.com - BERLIN. A food contamination scandal in Germany has led to a spike in demand for organic products.
Pet food made from organic, grass-fed beef initiated
LOS ANGELES, California The Original Pet Food Company introduces a complete line of dog and cat meals made from organic, grass-fed beef.
Cargill, Meyer enter "go-to-market" agreement
USA, Wichita fleischwirtschaft.com - USA, Wichita. Cargill's U.S. beef business and Meyer Natural Foods have entered into a multi-year agreement which creates a joint "go-to-market" approach.
U.S. organic product sales reach $26.6 billion in 2009
USA, Greenfield fleischwirtschaft.com - USA, Greenfield. U.S. sales of organic products continued to grow during 2009 despite the distressed state of the economy, the Organic Trade Association (OTA) revealed in releasing findings from its 2010 Organic Industry Survey.
Dakota Beef moves operations
USA fleischwirtschaft.com - USA. Dakota Beef, the leading producer of premium certified organic beef in the U.S., and North Dakota Natural Beef (NDNB), a growing supplier of natural Angus beef, have entered into a co-packing partnership merging each company's harvest and fabrication operations.
Canada invests in organic farming sector
BRITISH COLUMBIA fleischwirtschaft.com - BRITISH COLUMBIA. The Government of Canada is investing in British Columbia's organics industry so that farmers can take advantage of new research and growing market opportunities.
Historic signing on organic trade between U.S. and Canada
USA, Chicago USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan announced that an equivalency agreement has been reached between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).
EFSA on undesirable substances in animal feed
ITALY, Parma EFSA’s Panel on Contaminants in the Food Chain (CONTAM) has just completed the final opinion on undesirable substances in animal feed.
Organic growth appears to have slowed in 2008
USA, New York The organic food and drinks market grew rapidly over the first part of the decade, with sales in the U.S. and the nine largest European markets reaching more then $40 billion in 2007.
Organic foods in demand, despite recession
SWITZERLAND, Geneva World demand for organic foods is expected to grow by 46% over the five years ending 2012, despite the world economic crisis, says a UNCTAD report.
Web site for organic livestock
USA, Indiana Livestock producers who find organic production an entirely different animal than what they're used to can now turn to a Purdue University resource for help.
EFSA identifies risk factors for Salmonella
ITALY, Parma EFSA’s Task Force on Zoonoses Data Collection has published an analysis of risk factors related to Salmonella in flocks of turkeys within the European Union (EU).
Organic exports to climb on the back of cloned meat
AUSTRALIA Australian organic meat exporters say their business could be bolstered by the U.S. FDA's decision to approve food from cloned animals.
Organic will not include food from cloned animals
USA, Massachusetts OTA reiterated that meat and other products produced from cloned animals would not be able to be sold as organic in the U.S.
Caged-hen eggs good for the environment
UNITED KINGDOM While some animal rights organisations have been campaigning to ban traditional cage eggs in the U.S. and the EU, a new study suggests they may reduce global warming.