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Why we write about the 'Dirty Dozen'

We know you hate the Dirty Dozen list, and we hate it, too.

Organics Unlimited uses disaster relief funds in crisis

Organics Unlimited, San Diego, is using funds from its Disaster Relief GROW sub-fund to help workers during the COVID-19 crisis.

Wada Farms Marketing focuses on organic potatoes

Ben Josephson has returned to Wada Farms Marketing Group LLC as sales director after having stepped away temporarily, said Eric Beck, marketing director with the Idaho Falls, Idaho-based potato grower-shipper.

Honeybear’s Chilean Honeycrisps available soon

Honeycrisp apples from Chile will be available at retailers nationwide in May, according to grower and importer Honeybear Brands, Elgin, Minn.

Bonny Iten to lead WestFresh’s Coachella organic sales

WestFresh Distributing Inc., Monterey, Calif., has hired Bonny Iten to manage the company’s new office in the Coachella Valley.

Demand keeps climbing for organic avocados

Just as demand for conventional avocados continues to climb, so does demand for their organic counterparts.

USDA’s NOSB meeting goes online

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Standards Board’s spring meeting will be an online-only event because of the COVID-19 crisis.

Morning Kiss Organic to offer Vidalia and other onions

Morning Kiss is offering organic Vidalia onions this spring, along with red, yellow and white onions from the Eastern U.S.

Brad Stark returns to Jacobs Farm Del Cabo

Jacbos Farm Del Cabo, Santa Cruz, Calif., has hired Brad Stark as sales manager.

USDA sued over hydroponic organic certification

The Center for Food Safety and growers of organic food are suing the U.S. Department of Agriculture, to stop the National Organic Program from allowing hydroponically grown produce from being certified organic.