Tag Archives: USDA organic

How Do You Sow Your Wild Oats?

At Country Choice Organic we try to live healthy, active lifestyles.  And like many of our customers, we’re always looking for new ways to stay motivated.  So this summer, we are hosting a Facebook photo contest to find out how …

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Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010

The Organic Trade Association yesterday announced the passage of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 by the Senate Agriculture Committee.  Their press release focused on an amendment that adds a pilot project to offer healthy organic food in school …

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IMPROVED FIT KIDS INSTANT OATMEAL RECIPE TO PROVIDE EVEN BETTER NUTRITION

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (February 2010) —Country Choice Organic, a leading producer of USDA certified organic oatmeal, cookie and snack products, is reducing the sugar in each FIT KIDS Instant Oatmeal variety by 18 to 23 percent as part of an …

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What Does Oprah Know?

For some time Oprah has called out Steel Cut Oats as her “favorite whole grain”.  And who can argue…100% whole grain…helps reduce cholesterol…nutty texture…30 minute cook time…30 MINUTE COOK TIME?!?  Okay, maybe it’s not so perfect (unless you have …

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Smart Choice…Says Who?

Why is anyone surprised that products carrying the “Smart Choices” seal may not be too smart?  After all, the manufacturers doing the choosing are in business to sell calories, not health.  And in a country that produces more calories than …

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Good Taste A Good Thing

For years it seemed the certainties of life included death, taxes, and bad-tasting organic food.  This perception was created by gnarly produce, funky ingredients, and a meager assortment of sticks and twigs not suited for most healthy, yet taste-conscious shoppers.…

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Naturally Organic

“Organic” is an agricultural claim that speaks to how crops are grown and handled.  It represents a commitment to growing things without the use of artificial fertilizers, genetically modified organisms or pesticides.  Said another way, organic ingredients are grown naturally.  …

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