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March 12, 2014

Grocer H-E-B has introduced in March its own line of organic products that focus on everyday pantry staples such as canned tomatoes and vegetables, cereal, crackers, fruit and specialty spreads and coffee.

SAN ANTONIO — Grocer H-E-B has introduced in March its own line of organic products that focus on everyday pantry staples such as canned tomatoes and vegetables, cereal, crackers, fruit and specialty spreads and coffee.

The new H-E-B Organics line, which also includes items throughout the produce and market departments like cheese and various beef products, is USDA-certified organic, which prohibits the use of GMOs.

October 18, 2013

Online grocer Peapod is partnering with Chicago's Shedd Aquarium to mark National Seafood Month and promote sustainable seafood.

CHICAGO — Online grocer Peapod is partnering with Chicago's Shedd Aquarium to mark National Seafood Month and promote sustainable seafood.

April 5, 2013

A study conducted in mid-January by the Organic Trade Association shows U.S. families are increasingly embracing organic products when they shop. The study also showed increased trust in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Organic seal to properly label organic products.

WASHINGTON — A study conducted in mid-January by the Organic Trade Association shows U.S. families are increasingly embracing organic products when they shop. The study also showed increased trust in the U.S. Department of Agriculture Organic seal to properly label organic products.

"More and more parents choose organic foods primarily because of their desire to provide healthful options for their children," said Christine Bushway, OTA's CEO and executive director.

February 25, 2013

Mars Petcare will use responsible sourcing of fish for its fish-based Sheba product lines, the company said Monday.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Mars Petcare will use responsible sourcing of fish for its fish-based Sheba product lines, the company said Monday.

The company said it plans to use only sustainably sourced fish by 2020, offering only fish that are farmed or wild-caught from environmentally sustainable sources. The new sourcing program is based on the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program sourcing recommendations.

April 27, 2012

Meijer is launching a program that it said was designed to ensure that its seafood suppliers follow sustainability guidelines, the company said.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Meijer is launching a program that it said was designed to ensure that its seafood suppliers follow sustainability guidelines, the company said.

The mass merchandise retail chain announced that it would require suppliers to follow guidelines for farmed and wild-caught seafood; most of the seafood the chain sells comes from farms, as is the case with most of the industry, the company said.

July 21, 2011

It seems that when given the opportunity, more consumers choose organic food over conventionally produced food, according to the latest poll conducted by Thomson Reuters and NPR.

WASHINGTON — It seems that when given the opportunity, more consumers choose organic food over conventionally produced food, according to the latest poll conducted by Thomson Reuters and NPR.

The Thomson Reuters-NPR Health Poll found that among 3,014 participants interviewed from May 2 to 13, 58% preferred organic food. Additionally, more than two-thirds of consumers ages 35 years and younger, as well as those with a bachelor's degree or higher, preferred organic food (63% and 64%, respectively).

January 12, 2011

Organic product purchases among consumers have been fairly consistent over the past three years, but more shoppers are looking to mass retailers to purchase such items.

SHELTON, Conn. — Organic product purchases among consumers have been fairly consistent over the past three years, but more shoppers are looking to mass retailers to purchase such items.

October 26, 2010

Procter & Gamble announced on Wednesday that first-quarter earnings per share from continuing operations exceeded...

CINCINNATI Procter & Gamble announced on Wednesday that first-quarter earnings per share from continuing operations exceeded estimates and rose 5% as net sales rose 2% to $20.1 billion.

July 7, 2010

Fresh Harvest, a developer and marketer of natural and organic products, is continuing to expand...

March 14, 2010

HappyBaby, an organic baby food brand, has developed on-the-go pouches for its products....