Eleven years after scientists produced the first cloned animal, a sheep named Dolly, the FDA this year could approve the sale of dairy products and meat from clones in supermarkets nationwide —unless concerned shoppers act now, according to the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a b
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Beginning this month, natural food cooperatives nationwide are creating more renewable wind energy in their communities through the purchase of 5,000 “Green Tags,” also known as Renewable Energy Certificates (REC) or Tradable Renewable Energy Credits (TRC).
Genetically modified (GM) foods and nanofood, which are foods produced in a laboratory to perfectly meet set genetic specifications, have some grocery shoppers wondering if food created with this technology is beneficial or harmful to them and their families, according to the National Cooperative
The National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a business services co-op with more than 100 independent food co-op members nationwide, is hosting “Sustainability in the Produce Supply Chain Forum” at Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, Calif. on Friday, March 9 from 10 am until 3 pm.
The National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a member-owned co-op with over 100 independent food co-op members nationwide, announced the addition of two new members: Hungry Hollow Co-op in Chestnut Ridge, N.Y. and Rising Tide Community Market in Damariscotta, Maine.
As an increasing number of companies see financial opportunity in the organic food industry, consumers must hold their feet to the fire when it comes to maintaining the standard and spirit of organics, says the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a business services cooperative repre
The first national food cooperative development specialist focused exclusively on creating new food cooperatives in the U.S. has been hired for the Food Co-op 500 program.