This month's vegetable shortages and price increases in the UK were attributed to bad weather in Spain, outlining how important sustainable agricultural policy is to health with the changing availability of food sources. Organic food is embraced by many as part of a healthy lifestyle. Currently, the European Union accounts for 24% of the world's organic land, with the global organic market expected to increase by 2·5 times to US$200 billion by 2020.
Submitted by Food Democracy Now on February 27, 2017 - 1:02pm
Submitted by Food Democracy Now on February 19, 2015 - 9:47pm
EU proposal fails to require countries to ensure that any GM crops grown will not contaminate GM free farms, and fails to ensure that the cost of any contamination will fall on the shoulders of the GM companies