Starting in mid-February, OTA will launch “O-IQ,” an organic trivia game on Facebook intended to deepen engagement with OTA’s Facebook followers and further educate them about the many reasons organic is worth it. OTA is seeking organic products to offer as prizes in this contest. As structured, the game affords many opportunities for positive exposure […]
Jim Riddle, Organic Outreach Coordinator at the University of Minnesota, Southwest Research and Outreach Center, has developed a pdf presentation entitled “Why Eat Organic.” It also will be the focus of a free live eOrganic webinar Jan. 12 for which you can register.
Organic practices and poultry: A study by researchers led by Amy R. Sapkota of the Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health, University of Maryland College Park, School of Public Health, has found lower prevalence of antibiotic-resistant Enterococci on U.S. conventional poultry farms that transitioned to organic practices. The study, published online Aug. 10, 2011, in […]
Better Homes and Gardens’ 2010 Food Factor Survey, conducted among more than 3,600 women across the United States, showed the primary reasons why U.S. women buy organic food are health (73 percent) and safety (66 percent). Women in the survey also showed willingness to pay a 27 percent premium for an organic product. Another […]