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Organic products in Japan: high standard...

This is the opinion of the general manager of the Merchandising department of Bio c ‘Bon, Akiteru Imai, who shared his point of view at FoodEx Japan. The company was formed as a joint venture between Japanese organic pioneers Aeon and Marne & Finance Europe, which operates Bio c ‘Bon in France. It currently operates […]

The tide is turning as farm workers figh...

Many people choose organic foods to protect themselves and their families from exposure to pesticides. But choosing organic also means helping to create a healthier food system for everyone, from farm to fork. All too often, discussions about pesticides in the food system exclude the men, women and children who plant, maintain and harvest our […]

The subsidized illusions of “organic” ag

With worldwide sales of nearly 85 billion euros in 2017, “organic” products have captured the hearts and the plates of many consumers and are indicative of legitimate food concerns. However, the health and environmental benefits it claims rest on shaky scientific grounds. The very philosophy of “organic” is questionable from a methodological point of view. […]