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Sound Consumer, October 2017

Saving wild salmon

The only good outcome of the massive escape of Atlantic salmon from net pens near Cypress Island is that residents, state agencies, and politicians finally may be awakened to why marine feedlots must be banned from public waters.

The only good outcome of the massive escape of Atlantic salmon from net pens near Cypress Island is that residents, state agencies, and politicians finally may be awakened to why marine feedlots must be banned from public waters.

Organic at a crossroads

Organic is at a crossroads. It has become a $47 billion industry with a very good process in place for setting standards that are strong, consistent and meaningful. But U.S. production of organic food is not keeping pace with demand, which means more organic food is imported to fill the gap.

Organic is at a crossroads. It has become a $47 billion industry with a very good process in place for setting standards that are strong, consistent and meaningful. But U.S. production of organic food is not keeping pace with demand, which means more organic food is imported to fill the gap.

News Bites

Organic chicken is safer than conventional chicken, according to a new University of Georgia study. An assistant professor at the University of Georgia, Walid Alali, visited seven farms – three organic and four conventional – and found less salmonella among organic flocks.

Organic chicken is safer than conventional chicken, according to a new University of Georgia study. An assistant professor at the University of Georgia, Walid Alali, visited seven farms – three organic and four conventional – and found less salmonella among organic flocks.

Recipes From The October 2017 Issue

There’s a lot to take note of in October, including its designation as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We reached out to Rebecca Katz, nutritionist and author of The Cancer Fighting Kitchen, a fabulous cookbook with “nourishing, big-flavor recipes for cancer treatment and recovery.” In creating a recently updated second edition, Rebecca says, “I’m so impressed with both the taste and nutritional power of herbs and spices that I’ve increased their content in many of the recipes.

There’s a lot to take note of in October, including its designation as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We reached out to Rebecca Katz, nutritionist and author of The Cancer Fighting Kitchen, a fabulous cookbook with “nourishing, big-flavor recipes for cancer treatment and recovery.” In creating a recently updated second edition, Rebecca says, “I’m so impressed with both the taste and nutritional power of herbs and spices that I’ve increased their content in many of the recipes.

 

Letters to the editor

Strong Organic Standards · Farmworkers, Regenerative Ag, Honey · Low Sugar Choices? · National Ge Labeling · Lead In Baby Food · Many “Meat” Alternatives

Strong Organic Standards · Farmworkers, Regenerative Ag, Honey · Low Sugar Choices? · National Ge Labeling · Lead In Baby Food · Many “Meat” Alternatives

 

Your co-op community

Get your Fall on at our annual Ecotober celebration! Bring the family for a fun day learning eco-friendly habits for healthier families and communities.

Get your Fall on at our annual Ecotober celebration! Bring the family for a fun day learning eco-friendly habits for healthier families and communities.

 

Apply To Be A Trustee With PCC Community Markets

Help guide the future of the largest member-owned food market in the country. We are seeking candidates who have business acumen, prior board and/or executive experience, and a commitment to PCC’s values, including social and environmental responsibility.

Help guide the future of the largest member-owned food market in the country. We are seeking candidates who have business acumen, prior board and/or executive experience, and a commitment to PCC’s values, including social and environmental responsibility.

 

PCC Board of Trustees report

August Board Meeting · Next Board Meeting · Communicating with the Board

August Board Meeting · Next Board Meeting · Communicating with the Board

Sound Consumer, October 2017