lunes, abril 19, 2004

The organic foods sector is growing and prospering all over the world. The organic market in the European Union has doubled in the last five years, American dairies are going organic and finding that it was a good business decision. And Costa Rica is fast becoming a powerhouse exporter of tropical organic produce.

But an increasing number of organic farmers, advocates and consumers are concerned that organic farming is being taken over by transnational corporations, a development which can ruin the ethical revolutionary principles it was founded upon. Read The food revolution that lost its soul, an article by David Nicholson Lord that came out in this month's issue of The New Scientist.


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