News from the organic center A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics / government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages, as well.

Jan 29, 2016, 10:24 ET

Organic stakeholders, experts hone in on use of compost and manure

A diverse group of organic farmers, agricultural extension agents, scientific experts, and public officials gathered for two days this week at the...

Jan 22, 2016, 10:58 ET
Alice Waters will be the keynote speaker at The Organic Center's annual benefit dinner in Anaheim.

Acclaimed chef, food activist Alice Waters to keynote Organic Center benefit

The Organic Center is pleased to announce that famed restaurateur, organic food activist and healthy-eating pioneer Alice Waters will be the...

Oct 14, 2015, 09:00 ET

Large-scale grant awarded for organic rice study

The Organic Center is pleased to announce that a research team it is collaborating with has been awarded an important research grant from the U.S....

Jun 08, 2015, 10:51 ET
Organic practices benefit pollinator health

Organic is bee-friendly, shows new report

An important and timely report just released by The Organic Center shows that organic farming practices are effective in maintaining the health and...

Mar 10, 2015, 12:53 ET
Keynote speaker Anna Lappe inspires attendees with her message to celebrate, expose and connect, to keep winning the fight for organic food.

Sold-out crowd gathers to celebrate work of The Organic Center

 It was a celebration of organic: of the benefits to the environment and to our health that organic provides, of the scientists and researchers...

Jan 12, 2015, 11:33 ET
Celebrity Chef Susan Feniger

Organic Center to celebrate science and politics of food and farming

More than 500 organic stakeholders will feast on an all organic dinner created by a celebrity chef, listen to a thought-provoking discussion of...

Jul 29, 2014, 16:59 ET

Organic industry briefs Congress on its efforts to fight deadly citrus disease

 As concerns rise over the heavy spraying of unhealthy chemicals in many of the most productive citrus regions of the country to fight off a...

Jul 11, 2014, 13:45 ET
Newcastle study shows definitive advantages of organic organically (PRNewsFoto/The Organic Center)

Conclusive study finds big nutritional benefits for organic

A major new study from the United Kingdom finds conclusive evidence that organic crops, and the food made from them, are nutritionally superior to...

Jul 08, 2014, 00:01 ET
Citrus greening research is essential for saving organic citrus. (PRNewsFoto/The Organic Center)

The Organic Center launches major research effort to fight citrus greening

On any day, a carton of orange juice can be found in almost 7 out of 10 American refrigerators. Americans drink more than 550 million gallons of...

Jun 19, 2014, 09:00 ET
LiVE:8 and end the wait. Register today to become an organ donor. (PRNewsFoto/The Center for Organ Recovery...)

Center for Organ Recovery & Education Launches "LiVE: 8" to Encourage Organ Donation Awareness

Every organ donor has the potential to save eight lives, which is the foundation of the new public awareness campaign from the Center for Organ...

Sep 17, 2013, 17:08 ET
Report calls out health threat from antibiotic overuse in livestock.  (PRNewsFoto/The Organic Center)

Report calls out health threat from antibiotic overuse in livestock

Organic offers clear choice for those seeking foods produced without this use Pointing out that every year more than two million people in the...

Jun 05, 2013, 11:56 ET

Center for Organ Recovery & Education Renews Call for Pennsylvania State Lawmakers to Support Donate Life PA Act

 The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE), a federally designated not-for-profit organ procurement organization (OPO)...

Mar 05, 2013, 12:15 ET

The Organic Center steps up research focus

UNFI Foundation provides grant for arsenic and rice research The Organic Center has signed an agreement with U.S. Department of...

Mar 29, 2012, 08:00 ET

Don't Be Fooled by Organ Donation Myths!

 This Sunday is April Fools' Day, and the state's two organ procurement organizations – Gift of Life Donor Program and the Center...

Dec 06, 2010, 15:00 ET
The Center for Organ Recovery and Education Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Center for Organ Recovery & Education)

Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE) Sponsors Local Organ Donor Family's Participation in Rose Parade

The Center for Organ Recovery & Education (CORE), a federally designated not-for-profit organ procurement organization (OPO) serving...

Aug 26, 2010, 16:55 ET

Americans to U.S. Food and Drug Administration: Preserve Life-Saving Medicines; Reduce Antibiotic Use in Food Animal Production

More than 100,000 citizens join scientific experts and public interest organizations in calling on FDA to tighten oversight and curtail misuse and...

Jul 19, 2010, 14:04 ET

Upcoming Events in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia Highlight Need for Minority Organ Donors

In honor of National Minority Donor Awareness Day, the Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE) will host a Celebration of Praise Gospel Fest...

Mar 16, 2010, 08:30 ET

Food Safety, Agriculture and Nutrition: Seven Predictions for 2010

The Organic Center examines how agriculture and food policy roadblocks could continue to adversely affect our health, agriculture and environmental...

Feb 23, 2010, 08:30 ET

The Organic Center to Unite Industry Influencers for 7th Annual VIP Dinner at Natural Products Expo West

Featured speakers Andrew Weil, M.D., Sara Snow, Horst Rechelbacher, Margaret Wittenberg and Dr. Charles Benbrook to address guests on critical...

Jan 18, 2010, 15:49 ET