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Blog Post Results (1-20 of 2003)


US Scores Win With China Rice Deal

A big win for the US amid troubled trade talks with China: After more than a decade of disagreement on the issue, Beijing has agreed to allow rice imports from the US for the first time, the BBC reports. Industry organization USA Rice says the deal includes strict standards to...

Braves need to be buyers at deadline — but for future more than now

4 days agoSports : Jeff Schultz

There are two weeks to the trade deadline, and the Braves haven’t decided if they’re buyers or sellers. That’s the good news. When an organization is…

Everyone’s Favorite Organic and Fair Trade Soap Company is Promoting Marijuana Certification (and It’s a Huge Deal)

image via Dr. Bronner’s/Instagram Dr. Bronner’s is known for its iconic soap — you know the one in the big bottle with the writing all over it that smells like you’re standing inside a peppermint field. The family-owned company alsoShow More Summary

China Says It’s Done Taking Our Garbage

By Tom Miles GENEVA, July 18 (Reuters) – China notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Tuesday that it would stop accepting shipments of rubbish such as waste plastic and paper as part of a campaign against “foreign garbage.”Show More Summary

China notifies WTO of ban on plastic, paper, textile waste imports

GENEVA (Reuters) - China notified the World Trade Organization on Tuesday that by the end of this year it will ban imports of 24 types of rubbish, as part of a campaign against "foreign garbage" and environmental pollution.

Leaked Documents Reveal Tobacco Company's Secret War

Philip Morris International—the largest publicly traded tobacco firm in the world—"is running a secretive campaign" against a World Health Organization treaty credited with saving millions of lives in what could be "one of the broadest corporate lobbying efforts in existence," Reuters reports.The news agency got its hands...

Ag Groups Provide NAFTA Input

A number of agricultural organizations provided their input to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) this week regarding the upcoming negotiations to update the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). “NAFTA has been overwhelmingly beneficial for the vast majority of farmers and ranchers across the U.S. Show More Summary

ASTA Preparing Farm Bill Input

The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) has an interest in several titles of the farm bill, so the organization is making preparations for the 2018 legislation. The research title is extremely important to the industry, and tradeShow More Summary

Like the Dany Heatley Trade Saga: Your Dragged Out 2016-17 Senators Eulogy

  Since reaching the Stanley Cup Final in 2007, this organization has settled on a...

Court Dismisses 14 of 15 Charges in the Persecution of Those Who Exposed the Trade in Organs of Aborted Babies

When you charge someone with 15 counts, and 14 of them are so obviously without merit a judge dismisses them pre-trial, it shows the prosecution to be a politically motivated exercise in weaponized government. On Wednesday the San Francisco Superior...

Shipping Industry Unites to Propose Ambitious CO2 Reduction Objectives to IMO

Four prominent international trade associations have banded together in issuing a joint proposal to the UN International Maritime Organization (IMO) concerning ambitious CO2 reductions by the international shipping sector, which is responsible...Show More Summary

Herrmann Concludes Year as ASTA Chair

The American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) annual meeting marks the end of Mark Herrmann’s service as Chair of the organization. For the past year he has lead the group in some major changes and successes, including the passing of a federal GMO bill. “The GMO transparency bill being a federal bill, as opposed to the patchwork that was being done... Read More

Organic dates, snacks recalled for Listeria risk from HVF plant

United Natural Trading LLC in Edison, NJ, has joined the list of companies recalling food because it contains ingredients from Hudson Valley Farms Inc., which found Listeria monocytogenes in its facility. Hudson Valley provided dates to United Natural Trading. Show More Summary

Knicks fans explode after report Knicks open to trading Porzingis

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Knicks fans have taken to social media to express their disgust with the organization, especially Phil Jackson.

Paul George Tells Pacers He Will Not Re-Sign In 2018

The Indiana Pacers longtime forward Paul George told the team that he will not re-sign with the team in 2018 when he becomes a free agent. The news isn’t good for the Pacers organization as it will diminish the trade value of George with other teams. Show More Summary

Prime Organic: Amazon To Buy Whole Foods For $13.7 Billion

The future, for those who can afford it, is organic fair trade locally-sourced artisanal bespoke groceries delivered by drone: Amazon has announced that it will acquire Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said,...Show More Summary

Richard Sherman says he never asked to be traded

Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman was available to be had in trade if the price was right this offseason. The front office of the organization repeatedly made it known that would listen to offers for the All-Pro cornerback. However, a trade never came to fruition and Sherman remains with the Seahawks. One aspect of the trade

Organic Trade Association guards against food fraud schemes

Once you’re big enough, it’s only matter of time before you must begin to worry somebody is ripping you off. That pretty well sums up the current mindset of the Organic Trade Association which figures that organic sales last year totaled about $47 million or about 5.3 percent of all food sales in the country.... Continue Reading

Germany’s Merkel says digital world needs global rules

last monthNews : The Raw Story

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday that the digital world needs regulations like those that exist for financial markets in the G20 and for trade under the World Trade Organization. Global policymakers are facing uncharted territory as emerging technologies open new frontiers for...

WTO says US failed to fully comply in Boeing subsidies dispute

last monthNews : The Lookout

The World Trade Organization said Friday the United States had not fully complied with a 2012 ruling ordering it to halt subsidies to Boeing, in a partial victory for rival aircraft maker Airbus and the EU. The ruling from a WTO panel...Show More Summary

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