“Chemical firm Bayer is to pay up to $10.9bn (£8.8bn) to settle cancer claims linked to its Roundup weedkiller. The glyphosate-based product has been subject to about 125,000 lawsuits over its allegedly carcinogenic effects.” Continue reading Bayer’s $10.9bn Roundup Settlement
The controversial Organic Products Bill, which proposes one standard for certification controlled by MPI, is currently with the Select Committee after a First Reading and following Submissions. Continue reading Opinions on the Organic Products Bill
Angry farmers are locking the gates of farms, which have tested negative for Mycoplasma Bovis, to stop the slaughter of their cows by order of the MPI. Continue reading Farmers Questioning the Mycoplasma Bovis Slaughter
A company called Bubs Australia Ltd. will be using New Zealand milk in their new certified-organic infant formula. Continue reading Australian Babies to Enjoy NZ Organic Milk
Bostocks, known for their delicious organic apples, have teamed up with renowned winemaker Rod McDonald to produce a superior organic wine. The vineyard – Vicki’s Vineyard – is named after John Bostock’s late wife. “Today Bostock is New Zealand’s largest … Continue reading Largest Grower of Organic Apples Launches First Wine Vintage
An annual growth rate of 0.4% in the soil carbon stocks would halt the increase in the CO2 concentration in the atmosphere related to human activities. Continue reading 4 per 1000: Regenerative Agriculture and the Climate
With greenhouse gas emissions down by 44% compared to other farms, Our Land of Milk and Honey were the proud recipients of the Transforming Food award at the NZI Sustainable Business Network Awards last month. Continue reading Organic Robotic Farm Wins Prize
The NZ Dairy industry has been slow to take up the organic standards, but things are finally starting to move as the bigger organisations make the change. Continue reading Watch out… Here Comes Dairy!
Happy-Go-Clucky: Chicken Welfare in NZ Continue reading Happy-Go-Clucky: Chicken Welfare in NZ
Will NZ wool be launched into space as part of NASA’s Orion emergency system? Continue reading NZ Wool in Deep Space?!