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Washington, D.C.—More organic farmers and handlers will soon be exempt from paying for the marketing and research of conventional agricultural products, due to a new proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). The collective savings involved for organic stakeholders may amount to $13.6 million annually, according to USDA estimates.

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Running a retail food store is a young person’s gig. Lots of heavy bags and boxes to move around, staying active all day, relatively low pay. The generation now coming through your doors to apply for work is digital native; wired differently than baby-boomers. How can you relate? How do you inspire folks used to operating at the speed of light when the job requires meticulously facing shelves?

Lima, Peru—The latest round of United Nations climate change negotiations, held here, wrapped up in mid-December, and resulted in agreements many hailed as weak. Meanwhile, the latest numbers confirm carbon emissions are still rising, driven by the industrialization of countries like China.

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This latest set of grants, given to the National Advertising Division, adds to a total of over $2.1 million given to the cause of truthful and accurate advertising.

Washington, D.C.— This latest set of grants, given to the National Advertising Division, adds to a total of over $2.1 million given to the cause of truthful and accurate advertising.

Omega-7s may be key to lowering heart disease risk and supporting overall heart health.

Cleveland, OH— A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Lipidology shows that omega-7s, particularly palmitoleic acid, may be valuable for heart support.

Pterostilbene may help with weight loss/management according to a new study.

Spain—New data published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry confirm previous results suggesting that pterostilbene may benefit weight loss.

A new study shows that chlorella may be valuable for vegan nutrition.

Vegans suffering from B12 deficiency may have a new solution, according to a recent study: chlorella.