On May 22ndthe European Council adopted new rules for organic production and labeling of organic products. One of the changes requires that existing trade arrangements be exchanged with trade agreements for all countries doing business with the EU. The new regulation will go into effect January 1st, 2021.
If you are currently exporting to or importing from the EU, it’s important to get engaged in the process now before the rules affect your business. Continue reading
I am pleased to report the media on GMOs is abundant and prolific. A day doesn’t pass by without a news headline or Blog about GMOs and labeling. Continue reading
This image was selected as a picture of the week on the Malay Wikipedia for the 46th week, 2009. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
I have heard a lot of buzz lately from the media, USDA and environmentalists regarding the state of honeybees. The decline of the Honeybee population has been well documented since 2006. According to USDA studies, 31% of North America hives have collapsed each winter since 2006. The trend is similar throughout Europe and Asia. Continue reading