USDA: Stricter animal welfare rules announced for organic eggs, meat

After years of debate, organic meat and egg producers will have to abide by stricter animal welfare standards under a new rule announced earlier this week by the Agriculture Department.

Although covering many aspects, the biggest impact of the rule will be felt in the organic egg industry, which will require farmers to provide at […]

Study: Recalls of organic food on the rise

According to new data from the Food and Drug Administration and the Department of Agriculture, a sharp jump is being seen in the number of recalls associated with organic food products. So far this year, 7% of all food units recalled have been organic compared to 2% of those recalled last year. In 2012 and […]