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America’s First Organic Fast Food Chain Is Expanding Rapidly (and Pays $14 an Hour)

By Carey Wedler The United States’ first certified organic fast food chain also pays its workers a living wage — and they’re having success with consumers as they expand beyond their first two locations. See: Former Costco Exec Launches The US’ First 100% Organic Fast-Food Restaurant…

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Rising Demand for Organic and Non-GMO Grains Outpaces U.S. Production

Organic imports rise sharply as U.S. corn and soybean growers contemplate premiums, risk-reward scenarios DENVER – Increasing consumer demand for organic and non-GMO foods led to a sharp rise in organic grain imports in 2016—prompting food manufacturers to explore new incentives for U.S. growers transitioning to organic…

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Nestlé Folds to Consumer Demand, Will Offer Organic Food to Avoid Profit Loss

By Christina Sarich Nestlé, the food corporation known for illegally contributing more than $1.75 million to the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association slush fund meant to prevent labeling of food containing genetically modified (GM, GMO) ingredients, has decided to go organic. The company announced this week that…

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Organic Rice Crop Yields Debunk Myth GMOs Are Needed to Feed the World

By Christina Sarich In India’s poorest state, farmers are setting world-breaking records growing rice and other staple foods, without the help of genetically modified organisms, and none of Monsanto’s billion-dollar herbicides. With the biotech industry claiming that the world can only be fed with heavily-doused…

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