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Why we buy organic and fair trade: Feelings matter

New research identifies the emotions that motivate some people to make ethical choices day after day.

Organic Trade Association elects new president

The Organic Trade Association’s board of directors elected Melissa Hughes as its new president.

UBM in Talks to Acquire California Trade Show Organizer

The acquisition of Advanstar would bolster the British media and marketing company's event planning business. UBM is also the owner of the news release distribution service PR Newswire.

A Few Reasons Why The Fresh Market Can Get Better

By Amal Singh: Organic and natural foods company The Fresh Market (NASDAQ:TFM) was trading close to its 52-week low last month. It looked like a good bet considering the beaten-down price it was trading at, as management was undertaking smart strategies to execute a turnaround. Show More Summary

Trade negotiations continued: the meaning of “culturally appropriate food”

While I’m thinking about trade negotiations, I came across this example of why trade negotiators fight over every word. NPR’s The Salt reports that member nations of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) are in the process of developing guidelines for responsible investment in agriculture and food systems. Responsible investment, they say, is essential for enhancing […]

To Reduce Burden of Proof: Moratorium on the cards?

Heather Lee, a summer intern at SAFE has an opinion piece on the organization's blog ('Heritage Crisis in Syria: a call for a moratorium on the antiquities trade', September 3, 2014). In the section "So, what can we do?" she has made...Show More Summary

Adrian Peterson Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation Surrounding Vikings RB

Adrian Peterson was officially deactivated for Week 2 and now the Minnesota Vikings are reportedly exploring its options regarding the star's future within the organization—namely, whether it's time to move on from the All-Pro for good. According...Show More Summary

AFFTA Fisheries Fund

6 days agoHobbies / Fishing : Moldy Chum

Some excellent news from AFFTA. The American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) has created a funding arm dedicated to furthering fly fishing conservation and educational organizations and programs. The AFFTA Fisheries Fund is targeted...Show More Summary

Russia Threatens Lawsuits With WTO Over New Western Sanctions

``New Western sanctions against Russia give Moscow additional incentives to appeal them in the World Trade Organization as they contradict the WTO regulations, Economic Development Minister Alexei Ulyukayev said Friday.''

Hundreds Of Organizations Ask For Change In Trade Policies

Approximately 600 organizations have sent a formal, public letter to Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) opposing "fast-track" trade promotion authority and calling for a new system for negotiating and implementing trade agreements. Show More Summary

Trading Treasure for Weapons: ISIS Campaign of Terror Strikes at Culture

ISIS rakes in millions each month from its seizure of profitable oil fields, robbing banks and kidnapping innocent victims, to emerge as one of the best financed terrorist organizations in history. A critical element of instilling terror...Show More Summary

Organic group to host two-day conference

The Brattleboro, Vt.-based Organic Trade Association plans to hold its annual educational conference All Things Organic at the National Products Expo East show Sept. 17-20 in Baltimore.

Organic group to host two-day conference

The Brattleboro, Vt.-based Organic Trade Association plans to hold its annual educational conference All Things Organic at the National Products Expo East show Sept. 17-20 in Baltimore.

Bob Pease promoted to Brewers Association CEO

The Brewers Association announced today that Bob Pease has been promoted to Chief Executive Office from Chief Operating Officer of the not-for-profit trade organization. A press release states that the “transition to CEO formalizes much of the responsibility that Pease has already progressively adopted. Show More Summary

U.S. groups leery of fast-track trade deals demand transparency

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, the organizations said that Trade Promotion Authority, or TPA, was outdated and undercuts congressional and public oversight. The groups, led by the Sierra Club, AFL-CIO, the Communications...Show More Summary

Organic group to honor Florida industry leader

The Washington, D.C.-based Organic Trade Association will honor a Florida leader in the organic industry later this month for 40 years as an industry leader and advocate.

Organic group to honor Florida industry leader

The Washington, D.C.-based Organic Trade Association will honor a Florida leader in the organic industry later this month for 40 years as an industry leader and advocate.

Foreign Companies Balk at Rising Scrutiny From Beijing

China's use of its antimonopoly law may violate its World Trade Organization commitments, a major U.S. business group said, as foreign companies increasingly push back against rising scrutiny from Beijing.

Shares Of Organic Mac And Cheese Maker Annie's Go Crazy After General Mills Announces Deal To Buy Company For $820 Million (GIS, BNNY)

General Mills is buying Annie's for $820 million, or $46 per share. This price represents a 51% premium to Annie's average share price over the 30 day period ended Sept. 5. In after hours trade on Monday, shares of Annie's were up as much as 37% to about $46 per share. Here's the full announcement from the companies: BERKELEY, Calif., Sept. Show More Summary

Dutch Movie Industry Wants to Monitor and Warn Pirates

The Dutch movie industry has put forward a proposal for more active anti-piracy measures to be taken to curb unauthorized file-sharing. The local trade organization wants to monitor movie pirates, and have their Internet providers send them educational warning letters. Source: TorrentFreak, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing and anonymous VPN services.

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