HQO Weekly News Roundup September 19, 2012

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Health:

Ginger: a health and wellness ingredient. Euro Monitor International reports on the many health benefits of ginger and how to unlock its many powers.

The United States still has the highest meat consumption, but Food Navigator reports that its meat consumption is declining… and for surprising reasons.

You may have read Stanford’s recent study “organic is not better than conventional”, but Jody Mason from New Hope 360 argues to the contrary and in this article, and explains exactly why.

 

Organic Business:

The recent merger between Sprouts Farmers Market and Sunflower Markets will make Sprouts one of the fastest growing retailers in the United States.

In a interesting twist, could organic companies be against the labeling of GMOs? Kimi Harris blogs in Mother Nature Network that many organic companies are owned by large corporations, and some of their profits may be used to fight against Prop 37.

The lip balm that we have all come to know and love, Burt’s Bees Wax, has launched an organic mom and baby lifestyle brand.  In a recent article with New Hope 360, president, Maria Asker, explains why the company has the potential  to make organic lifestyle products.

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