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Consumer Info

How does the Organic Trust ensure the integrity of organic food?

By way of example, when the consumer sees organic beef, organic vegetables, organic poultry, organic lamb, organic bread and so on and so forth on sale in a shop or on the supermarket shelf , this could be labelled as follows:

10 Reasons for choosing to buy organic food

Ten good reasons for choosing organic produce.

Organic or Free Range - Is there a difference?

Confusion can arise amongst the food-buying public in relation to claims regarding nutrition, fat content, good/bad carbohydrates - even complex carbohydrates - it can all be too much to digest! At times the consensus would appear to be that one would need a degree -…

Organic Trust Submission re GM - February 2008

The Organic Trust Submission to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on European Scrutiny in relation to EU proposals regarding genetically modified foods was presented on February 26th 2008. At a meeting of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on European Scrutiny held on February 26th 2008, the organic…

Soil Nutrient Management for Irish Organic Agriculture

From Dr Charles N Merfield, Teagasc, Johnstown Castle We are delighted to present the following which is the first part in a 2 part article by Dr Charles Merfield

Management Tips

The end of December 2007 sees the non-organic feed allowance for ruminants cease and from 1.1.2010 a reduction from 10% to 5% for pigs and poultry. Poultry producers will be faced with the challenge of producing a ration with sufficient levels of lysine which, along…

Clippings

A selection of interesting news snippets from the Autumn / Winter 2007 edition of clover magazine