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Use the guide’s search bar to look up your favorite products, such as ice cream, to determine the organic products that either contain or are free of #carrageenan. Or simply search by brand to check the companies that are routinely on your shopping list. cornucopia.org/buyers_guides/…
#NOSB member Wood Turner asks the NOP to move forward on the 2018 recommendation: Eliminating the Incentive to Convert Native Ecosystems to Organic Production. Cornucopia agrees! Read more from our allies at Wild Farm Alliance: wildfarmalliance.org/native_ecosyst…
From Under Secretary Lester Moffitt: "the #NOSB’s work is critical to our ability to engage in meaningful dialogue about #organic production and what that means going forward..." Here's to #organicintegrity!
Here is the agenda for this week's #NOSB meeting. #organic
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#NOSB meeting news from Jenny Lester Moffitt, Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs: Strengthening Organic Enforcement (SOE) and Origin of Livestock (OOL) final rules have been written and are moving forward. A OLPP rule has been written as well!
The Fall 2021 #NOSB meeting is starting! First up, opening remarks from Karen Ross, Secretary for CA Department of Food & Agriculture. Follow Cornucopia's coverage at cornucopia.org/2021/10/fall-2…
@onlyorganic @Stonyfield Iff you have an extra $10 or $20 bucks you don’t need for coffee this week, consider donating to Cornucupia, who is doing so much to protect the environment, our health, and to assure the well-being of the farmers and animals on whose products we depend. cornucopia.org/donate/
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@onlyorganic @Stonyfield If you, like me, want to know what Horizon did, Cornucopia tells the story here. Btw, Cornucopia rates Stonyfield four cows for trustworthy organic milk sourcing, whereas it gives Horizon only one cow. cornucopia.org/2021/09/danone…
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View our recently updated Guide to Avoiding Hydroponics: cornucopia.org/buyers_guides/… You can help make the guide more comprehensive by reporting on the brands you see in the grocery aisle: cornucopia.org/zucchini-tomat… #keepthesoilinorganic
October is National Co-Op Month! Today we're highlighting one of our most loved stories, A Spirit of Resilience at Mitchell’s Organic Blueberry Farm, by Rachel Zegerius. cornucopia.org/2021/08/a-spir… #CoopMonth
The #NOSB fall proceedings continue today with a public comment session, followed by the public meeting October 19-21. Watch the NOSB public comment on Zoom: ams.usda.gov/event/national… Follow the play-by-play here and on our website: cornucopia.org/2021/10/fall-2…
The organic marketplace is a refuge for community-scale farms dedicated to authentic pasturing, allowing them to compete with massive livestock factories. Watch this video from @voxdotcom to learn more about the stronghold of industrial beef. youtube.com/watch?v=3_hCLj…
Watch the #NOSB public comment period, including testimony from Cornucopia’s Policy Director Marie Burcham (scheduled for October 13 at 2:43 p.m. ET), and the public meeting on Zoom. ams.usda.gov/event/national…
How does your favorite cottage cheese rate? Take a look at our mobile-friendly scorecard, which rates more than 100 cottage cheese products. cornucopia.org/research/cotta…
Protect Biodiversity and Native Ecosystems in the Organic Rule nodpa.com/n/6001/Protect…
ICYMI: The news that Danone is terminating 89 milk contracts with its Horizon brand farmers in the Northeast underscores a food system that prioritizes efficiency over resilience. cornucopia.org/2021/09/danone…
Authentic organic farmers invest time, money, and creative thinking into agricultural systems that benefit humanity and the environment. Read on to learn 5 reasons why authentic organic earns its price. eepurl.com/hEQ1E5 #supportauthenticorganicfarms
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Perdue Farms, Inc., the largest organic poultry producer in the U.S., produces #organicpoultry at costs far below those of ethically raised, pastured birds. Learn more here: cornucopia.org/research/organ… #supportauthenticorganicfarms
The foundational principles of #organic farming – such as fostering #healthysoil, supporting on-farm #biodiversity, and the recycling and healthy use of livestock waste – all combat the biggest challenge of our time: #climatechange. Read more in our story: cornucopia.org/2019/04/organi…
For every “faux-ganic” brand fueled by multimillion-dollar marketing, there’s a community of eaters, farmers, and advocates working to preserve authentic organic. Join us as we work to keep our land and our food system healthy, vibrant, and resilient: cornucopia.org/donate.
If you’re making turkey the centerpiece of your table this Thanksgiving, consider buying an #authenticorganic bird. Your purchase will give you 1 more thing to be grateful for: ethical organic farmers dedicated to animal welfare & care for the environment. cornucopia.org/scorecard/orga…
Consumers hold enormous purchasing power! Cornucopia’s popular scorecards rate organic brands of food, allowing eaters to differentiate between #authenticorganic and industrial organic products on grocery shelves. Use our scorecards here: cornucopia.org/scorecards
The newest five-bird addition to our Organic Poultry Scorecard, #RocksideRanch in Northern California helps young men overcome personal crisis, such as addiction and loss of meaning in life. Learn more about them here: cornucopia.org/scorecard/orga…
"The failure to enforce antitrust laws has led to the 'economic colonization' of rural America," says Cornucopia Institute policy advisor John Ikerd in an important piece by Dan Kaufman of The @NewYorker. newyorker.com/news/dispatch/…
TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO COMMENT! Help us strengthen our Case to the #NOSB! Share your experiences and spread the word: #Carrageenan is a dangerous food additive, and should be removed from the list of allowed substances in organic. Take action here: cornucopia.org/action-alerts/…
Controversy over the popular additive is longstanding in the organic marketplace. Brands love this cheap additive because they believe it improves consumer satisfaction. But #carrageenan poses a hidden risk: serious inflammation. Learn more & take action: cornucopia.org/carrageenan
If you want to do more to support #authenticorganicdairy, help Cornucopia track the #milkplantcodes from your #organicmilk. You can help us shape transparency in the marketplace! Learn more here: cornucopia.org/action-alerts/…, then tell us what you find.
Avoiding Carrageenan? Strengthen our Case to the NOSB . Comments due September 30th! cornucopia.org/action-alerts/… #carrageenan #guthealth #inflammation #organic #food
"The failure to enforce antitrust laws has led to the 'economic colonization' of rural America," says @Cornucopia_Inst policy advisor John Ikerd in important piece by @dankaufman70. newyorker.com/news/dispatch/…
What Organic Eaters Need to Know About Carrageenan: cornucopia.org/need-to-know-a…
Wise words from Dr. Rattan Lal! If you're a gardener or farmer, what practices are you currently using to build soil health? cornucopia.org
ICYMI: Danone Continues to Dump Horizon Farmers cornucopia.org/2021/09/danone… Read the full story, then sign your name to this petition demanding Danone do the right thing and reinstate these farmers who are producing organic milk the right way. 👉actionnetwork.org/petitions/save…iA
Learn how to make your own plant-based beverages at home with our simple recipe. Organic almonds, cashews, macadamia nuts, & brazil nuts are some of the options that can be liquefied into the beverage of your choice. Find the recipe on p.21 of our report: cornucopia.org/research/plant…
A newly published report from The Cornucopia Institute tells a story few are writing about: Underneath the dark cloud looming over the beef industry is a commendable sector that’s vital to retailers, chefs, eaters, and local farming communities. cornucopia.org/2021/06/organi…
If you have removed #carrageenan from your diet and noticed changes in your health, let us know. With your permission, we will include your testimony in our official comments to the USDA NOSB and National Organic Program. Comments are due September 30. cornucopia.org/2021-carrageen…
Stay Engaged - Sign up for The Cornucopia Institute’s eNews and action alerts to stay informed about organic food and farm issues. cornucopia.org/#join-newslett…
Cornucopia is looking for nutritionists and doctors who will support Cornucopia’s efforts by submitting a comment to the #NOSB stating their clinical and patient experiences with #carrageenan. Comments are due September 30, 2021. cornucopia.org/carrageenan-su…
Stop the incentive to destroy #NativeEcosystems for organic production. #SignthePetition. Share and join the campaign. bit.ly/NativeEcosyste…
Food for thought: What kind of impact does your "food footprint" have? cornucopia.org
The Cornucopia Institute has updated our popular Carrageenan Buyer's Guide, creating a more comprehensive, easier-to-use tool that will help you avoid carrageenan in the grocery aisle. cornucopia.org/buyers_guides/…
Sign this petition to pressure @Horizon_Organic to treat NE organic dairy families with RESPECT! Sign the petition here: actionnetwork.org/petitions/save…
For the healthiest choice, bars should only contain naturally sweet whole foods like dried fruit with naturally occurring antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber. At a minimum, be aware of the high sugars found in some nutrition bars and treat them as a dessert. cornucopia.org/scorecard/snac…
See how your favorite dairy brand rates on our mobile-friendly scorecard: cornucopia.org/scorecard/dairy.
The USDA National Organic Standards Board (#NOSB) will soon review (once again!) the use of #carrageenan in organic foods. On the table: whether to remove this controversial ingredient from #organicfood. Learn more and take action: cornucopia.org/action-alerts/…
If you want to do more to support authentic organic dairy, help Cornucopia track the milk plant codes from your organic milk. You can help us shape transparency in the marketplace with your personal investigation. Learn more here: cornucopia.org/action-alerts/…
Wise words from Eliot Coleman! About our work: The Cornucopia Institute provides needed information to family farmers, consumers, and other stakeholders in the good food movement through research and investigations on agriculture and food issues. cornucopia.org
ICYMI: The news that Danone is terminating 89 milk contracts with its Horizon brand farmers in the Northeast underscores a food system that prioritizes efficiency over resilience. Read the full story: cornucopia.org/2021/09/danone…
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