Ontario bill would create organic regulations

By John Greig OrganicBiz staff A Private Members’ Bill to be introduced in the Ontario legislature intends to bring the province’s organic sector into line with much of the rest of the country. Two opposition members of provincial parliament (MPPs) from opposite ends of the political spectrum, are teaming up to sponsor the bill, called […]

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Looking at the future of organic regulation

By John Greig OrganicBiz staff One of the largest frustrations for a certified organic farmer is seeing someone sell produce as organic without having gone through the rigours and costs of certification. Certified growers say it happens frequently in Ontario. There are national standards that restrict how the word “organic” can be used in marketing, […]