Demand for organic and local farm products ranks high among retail shoppers, but a new study finds most are more willing to pay premiums elsewhere in the store.
A 10-year ban on genetically modified foods in Peru came into effect this week, state news agency Andina reported.
Peru’s executive has approved the regulations for the law that prohibits the importation, production and use of GMO foods in the country.
by Mike Hornick
Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz announced on December 24, 2012 that an arrangement on trade in organic products was reached between Canada and Switzerland.
Canada has similar arrangements with the United States and European Union.
Canada-Switzerland Organic Equivalency Recognition - Guidance Document for Canadian Importers and Exporters.
by Robert Arnason
Leaning across a book-signing table from David Suzuki, Sid Stevenson, a young farmer from Kenton, Man., listened carefully to Canada’s most famous environmentalist and his thoughts on modern agriculture.