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vabf_2010-006 Compost Operation Happy Hen Questions for Your Farmer Otis I featherhead

thought for the day:

organic = sustainable

what customers are saying:

I left Countryside for cheaper, "All-Natural" feed. When my customers started COMPLAINING about the taste of my eggs I came back to Countryside!

— Better Feed Makes Better Eggs, Better Eggs Make Happier Customers

The Difference Between Non-GMO and Organic

It’s the difference between “Conventionally Grown,” and Organic. Non-GMO is NOT a less expensive alternative to organic, as food retailers would have you believe. It has more in common with GMO than Organic. Non-GMO is GMO without the “rogue proteins.” Non-GMO is conventionally farmed and has as much potential to do damage to soils as [...]

Pescetarians Take Note: Are You Eating Irradiated Seafood?

From Rodale News: “To combat filthy conditions, the U.S. government is going to allow irradiation of certain seafood favorites, a food safety watchdog group says. Effective immediately, some of your favorite seafood picks will be allowed to undergo radiation treatment in an attempt to kill more pathogens lurking in the food supply.”

Complete Story Here.

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Memebuilder: Buck Marshall on What’s Natural

Buck Marshall on Natural and Real: The word real is our way of insuring you that you aren’t imagining things. Worth repeating.

Memebuilder: Buck Marshall on the War Against Hunger

Fighting for cheap food. Or cheap stuff that substitutes for food. Worth repeating.

Memebuilder: Buck Marshall on the Revolving Door

The revolving door is like having all foxes and no hens at all. Worth repeating.

Memebuilder: Buck Marshall on Image Consultants

Why does the Industrial Food Image Bureau need image consultants? Because even Big Ag needs some time in the beauty parlor. From time to time.

Memebuilder: Buck Marshall on Chipotle’s Scarecrow

Buck weighs in on the authenticity of today’s animated scarecrow. Worth repeating.

Memebuilder: Buck Marshall on GMO Labeling

Have you seen the Industrial Food Image Bureau messages with Buck Marshall? Worth repeating.

OSGATA Lawsuit Update – 09-06-2013

Here is an update on the OSGATA suit. Have a great day!

Watering Up the Organic Standards

We believe that Certified Organic is a good thing. It’s proof that the product has been grown without chemical pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, GMOs and fertilizers. And it is a certification that lets the buyer know that the farmer who produced the product made improvements to the soil rather than just applying enough N-P-K to be [...]