Organic

Bay Area Milkman. (CBS)

Bay Area Milkman Caters To Rising Interest In Organic Milk

The Bay Area Milkman, also known as Pat Borella, has been delivering milk and other staples to homes every week for 30 years. These days, his clients are mostly affluent with a strong desire for local organic milk, which even he says, doesn’t come cheap.

04/14/2015

Amy's Kitchen is recalling some products containing spinach over listeria concerns. (Source: FDA)

Amy’s Kitchen Recalls Frozen Products Containing Spinach Over Listeria Concerns

Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young and old people, and those with weakened immune systems.

03/23/2015

composting, food scraps, San Francisco, restaurant

Napa Curbside Composting Program Aims To Keep 8,000 Tons Of Material Out Of Landfills

A curbside composting program in Napa could keep more than 8,000 tons of material out of its landfill each year, city officials said.

03/22/2015

(CBS SF)

San Francisco Restaurant Throws Bay Area’s First ‘Doggie Brunch’ To Celebrate New California Law

An organic San Francisco restaurant is celebrating the Jan. 1 launch of a new California law that finally allows dogs in restaurant’s outside dining areas by throwing the Bay Area’s very first doggie brunch.

01/19/2015

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As Demand Soars, Supermarkets Struggle To Keep Organic Milk Stocked

Grocery shoppers looking for organic milk in Bay Area supermarkets may be out of luck as farmers struggle to keep up with demand.

10/01/2014

Man shopping for groceries. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Berkeley-Based Annie’s Selling Out To General Mills For $820M

Packaged food giant General Mills plans to buy Berkeley-based Annie’s, the maker of rabbit-shaped mac and cheese, for $820 million, adding more natural and organic packaged offerings as consumers’ tastes change.

09/09/2014

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Organic Food Producers Meet In San Francisco To Discuss Trends In Organic Shopping

San Francisco played host to big players in the organic food world this month, but research shows many people still aren’t convinced the organic label is worth the price.

08/31/2014

(CBS)

California Organic Farmers Worry About New FDA Food Safety Rules

California’s organic farmers are sounding the alarm. They said new regulations the Food and Drug Administration is proposing to keep produce safe could put them out of business. Meanwhile, some consumers said it may be a price we have to pay.

02/25/2014

Strawberries. (CBS)

Loophole Allows Fumigants On California’s Organic Strawberries

Strawberries are a summer favorite for many. But there is something about the organic ones that consumers don’t know about: they are not actually 100 percent organic.

08/06/2013

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Narsai David: Organic Does Not Mean Pesticide Free

BERKELEY (KCBS) – Organic products have become far more common since the USDA National Organic Standards were fully implemented a decade ago, but consumers don’t always understand what’s inside a product labeled organic. The March […]

02/10/2012

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