This is a list of the chemical products used for the preparation of the cherry pies typically sold at the supermarket, including all chemicals used in the field, right through to the baking and manufacturing of the pie. Bon appétit!
The flour and dough - Beginning at planting, wheat grains are coated with a fungicide before sowing.
The Organic Federation of Canada recently announced that there is a unilateral organic agreement between Canada and Taiwan: products certified compliant to the Canadian Organic Standards and produced in Canada can be sold as organic in Taiwan. But organic products from Taiwan are not recognized as organic in Canada. This one-way agreement is due to the political complexity of the relations between Taiwan and China, confirms Michel Saumur, the national manager of the Canada Organic Office.
Potential cost and possible risk mitigation measures: GMO transfer into non-GMO crops, specifically corn, soy, alfalfa and wheat
Recently, an Access to Information Request made public a report prepared for the Organic Value Chain Roundtable investigating the potential cost and possible risk mitigation measures re: GMO transfer into non-GMO crops, specifically corn, soy, alfalfa and wheat.
Canada: Nova Scotia blueberries to blast off into space
Nova Scotia organic blueberries will soon be straight out of this world.
The Nova Scotia Blueberry Fields organic food bars are one of many food items that will blast off with Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield on a six-month mission to the International Space Station in December.
A Passion for New Organic Varieties
Stephen Fox, a Canadian Wheat Breeder.Organic Agriculture Centre of Canada
Stephen Fox is a busy man. From his Canada Western Red Spring Wheat breeding program, based at the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Cereal Research Centre located in Winnipeg, he oversees in the neighborhood of 12,000 yield plots and 35,000 nursery rows every year across Western Canada. Here, he collects data that is used to identify new wheat varieties that aspire to provide better yields, be more resistant to diseases and insect pests and improve Canadian agricultural productivity.