Thursday, April 24, 2008

Organic Summit 2008

"24-Apr-2008 - Nanotechnology for food and food security are among the key issues affecting the natural food industry, according to the line-up of topics at this year's Organic Summit.

Set to take place June 25-27 in Boulder, Colorado, the conference is designed as a leader-level working forum for all stakeholders in the organic industry.

The organic industry is taking flight at a rapid rate, but certified organic products in the US stilly only represent 3.5 percent of the country's entire food economy.

According to the summit organizers, the organic community is impeded by the negative effects of agro-industrial globalization on food supply, the lag in passing the Farm Bill, as well as various issues surrounding organic standards."

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