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A New Food Label Is Coming Soon and It Goes 'Beyond Organic'

Friday, September 15, 2017   (0 Comments)
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Conscious consumers won't have to wait much longer for clear guidance on how to buy food and other products that are not only certified  organic, but also certified  regenerative.

 

On Wednesday, the  Rodale Institute unveiled draft standards for a new  Regenerative Organic Certification, developed by Rodale and a coalition of farmers, ranchers, nonprofits, scientists and brands.

 

When finalized, the certification will go "beyond organic" by establishing higher standards for soil health and land management, animal welfare and farmer and worker fairness.

 

Organic Consumer Association  and our  Regeneration International  project, fully embrace this new venture to make organic more climate friendly, humane, just and environmentally positive.  As we've said  before, when it comes to food and farming—and as we veer toward  climate  catastrophe—"sustainable" doesn't cut it anymore. And certified USDA organic, though far better than  GMO, chemical and energy-intensive agriculture, doesn't go quite far enough.

 

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