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Wegmans Stores Increase Organic Options for their Shoppers

By: Organic Assistant Staff, January 2, 2015
Wegmans Food Markets have decided to reach out and build a supplier relationship with local organic providers to stock their shelves. They are working with local farmers and business in the New York area to meet their consumer’s organic needs. Their goal is to bring natural, sustainable, healthy… MORE

Nutrogranics Intent to Acquire WholeSoy

By: Organic Assistant Staff, January 1, 2015
Nutrogranics has signed a letter of intent to acquire the organic soy yogurt maker WholeSoy & Co. WholeSoy had a bit of temporary setback in distributing when their co-packer abruptly shut down its facility. They had tried to find a replacement but were not successful. They instead decide to make… MORE

NMSU Receives USDA Certification and Grant

By: Organic Assistant Staff, December 4, 2014
The New Mexico State University student plots have received their organic certification from the New Mexico Department of Agriculture. This has been a three year process of hard work, research and education. This is the first property on the Las Cruces campus to be certified organic and opens… MORE

Does Certified Organic Fish Exist?

By: Organic Assistant Staff, December 4, 2014
The short answer is no. There is no, certified organic wild fish nor farmed fish. Currently the USDA does not have regulation that will allow wild fish and ocean based fish farms to be certified organic.  And could this change? The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is currently working… MORE
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