Clinically clean, gleamingly coloured, hermetically sealed fruits and vegetables face the challenge of organic food
Harming the organic farming movement
The draft regulations will dissuade small farmers from practising organic farming
More than 30 per cent of world’s organic producers are in India
But they are mostly marginal farmers sharing only 2.59 per cent of total area under organic cultivation
Banana flour: Karnataka women’s novel idea to avoid wastage
It is a healthier alternative to replace refined flours and can provide nutrition as well as livelihoods
These consumers are funding farmers to make food sustainable
A transformation in the food system is underway with 100 consumers funding traditional millet farmers
This Indonesian organisation is going global by promoting food biodiversity
JAVARA is creating farm-entrepreneurs and helping them discover forgotten food biodiversity
"Zero-waste life isn't wishful thinking"
Hannah Sartin rarely dumps a plastic wrapper or paper ball as trash. At 32, she owns Munich's first zero-waste shop and has published a book that …
Are eco-friendly products really any good?
Eco-friendly products come with thick wrapping and an expensive price tag not everyone can afford.
New regulations to certify organic food likely to favour big brands
Worse, the government's latest move to regulate the domestic organic market can also push tens of thousands of organic farmers out of business
Residue standards for organic food is a step in the right direction:CSE
FSSAI's new regulations for residue standards to certify food as organic is in alignment with international best practices
Eating right to save the planet
We need to re-invent sustainable agriculture so that it can meet the needs of millions, but does not cost us the Earth
A question of labelling
European food regulatory body rejects French ban on GM maize
Scientific evidence found lacking in indicating risk to health, environment