Rungis plans to open a second organic pavilion
Due to the explosion of the demand for organic products (71% of the French now consume organic products regularly and 12% consume organic products every day), the market of Rungis, which already has the largest organic hall in Europe, plans to open a second organic pavilion dedicated to fruits and vegetables.
European organic market doubles in size in a decade
Over the past decade, the EU's organic market has doubled in size. In 2017, its total value reached 34,300 million Euro (37% of the world's organic market, whose total value amounts to 92,000 million Euro).
“Origin of organic agricultural products often still untraceable”
A lot of organic products sold in the European Union can’t be traced back to their producer. Sometimes it takes more than three months to trace them, according to a study conducted by the European Court of Auditors.
Swedish retailer ICA turns fruit and vegetable waste into plant feed
As a trial, a branch of ICA Maxi in Stockholm is selling environmentally friendly plant feed made from fruit and vegetable waste.
US FDA to adopt new methods to assess imports
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has revealed a revised strategy to meet four goals in modernizing the oversight of imported foods. The aim is to reduce the number of imported food safety issues.
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