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Food Safety Enhancement Act Should Support and Strengthen Local Food Systems, NCGA Advocates

Jun 16, 2009

While the new food safety bill under consideration in Congress improves transparency and traceability in the food system, it does not go far enough to support sustainable food systems and may not prevent the types of food scares that have impacted our food supply in recent years, according to Nat

NCGA Welcomes New Members

Dec 29, 2008

National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a member-owned co-op with more than100 independent food co-op members nationwide, today announced the addition of two new members: Alberta Co-op Grocery in Portland, OR and Chequamegon Co-op in Ashland,WI.

USDA Access to Pasture Rule for Organic Livestock Gets Thumbs Up from the National Organic Coalition

Oct 24, 2008

After a two-and-a-half-year wait, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has released its draft rule clarifying access to pasture requirements for organic livestock. Today, that document is receiving praise from the members of the National Organic Coalition (NOC).