A growing number of farmers are concerned about acreage destroyed by oil and gas fracking. PCC and our National Organic Coalition partners are advocating solutions.
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Sound Consumer, February 2019 | Issue No. 546
Many loopholes in the federal law for labeling genetically engineered foods mean one in six GE foods won’t get labeled at all. The rule also does not require disclosure on actual food labels.
Incorporating charcoal into soil can reduce carbon emissions by 65 to 69 percent. This historic practice also improves soil health, increasing nutrient and water retention, improving plant fertility.
PCC trustees and management are evaluating whether changes should be made to the PCC member benefit. Our goal is to reward members equitably.
Many of us know that eating healthy foods and getting exercise are important for our health. But we may not realize how powerful those practices can be to reduce risks of cancer.
Organic Ag commissioner • GE fish not labeled in Canada • Kyrgyzstan goes 100% organic • Freeze hits California citrus • Shutdown impacts National Organic Program • Farm Bill expands co-ops • US votes no on global nutrition • GE trials stopped in Tanzania • China limits glyphosate • US cheese glut • Pesticide residues on foods • Driverless grocery delivery • Oyster reef decline
Recipe appreciation • Palm oil concerns • Deli packaging • Nitrates, nitrites and cured meats • Product changes
A report on the December meeting and how to communicate with the board.
All Driscoll’s berries from the Baja (California and Mexico) now are Fair Trade Certified.
February Customer Service Star • Zero Waste valentine crafting for kids • Clam chowder cook-off • The farm-to-school bagged apple program is supporting $60,000 in funds to local non-profits, Green Plate Special, Oxbow Farm and Conservation Center, and Washington Green Schools • Innoventures 2019
See what organic produce we’ll have in our stores through February.