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Important message to all organic farmers in Wales

17 September 2014

Applications for the Glastir Organic Scheme will need to be made this autumn between 29th September and 31st October .

Soil Association unveils new textiles certification scheme with Flo Cert

15 September 2014

The Soil Association has created a new inspection partnership with Flo Cert India for the certification of organic textiles, which will speed up the certification process and simplify the administrative process. Initially available in India, the new...

Honey and GM testing

12 September 2014

In May 2014 the European Commission issued an Amendment of the Honey Directive 2001/110/EC - Directive 2014/63/EU.

Reminder regarding identifying Soil Association on non-retail labels

12 September 2014

Standard 40.10.42 was revised in 2013 and came into effect from February 2014. The amendment was an additional requirement to include the words 'Soil Association Organic’ or the Soil Association symbol on labels you apply to your products, or for bu...

British Retail Consortium (BRC) Storage and Distribution Audits

12 September 2014

Soil Association Certification and Kiwa PAI are pleased to announce that we are now able to offer BRC Storage and Distribution audits and certification, following ten years of our successful partnership delivering the full range of BRC Food Safety s...

Antibiotic usage in livestock (standards 10.9.7 and 10.9.8)

12 September 2014

With the growing problem of bacterial resistance to antibiotics, antibiotics from the fluoroquinolone and 3rd and 4th generation cephalosporin groups are critically important for use in human and animal medicine. To prevent bacteria from developing ...

Organic cotton can play a vital role in feeding the world

12 September 2014

A new Soil Association briefing published today (12 September 2014) explains how organic cotton helps farmers feed their families and local communities around the world.

Local organic flour triumphs in the Den

10 September 2014

As the real bread movement gains momentum across the UK – according to the Flour Advisory Bureau there’s a staggering 12 million loaves of bread served each day in the UK – there is undoubtedly a place in the market for Scottish organic flour. Our d...

Soil Association 2014 Conference now open for bookings

10 September 2014

The Soil Association 2014 Conference is now open for bookings. Taking place on 8-9 October 2014, at STEAM – Museum of the Great Western Railway, Swindon, the conference will debate some of the biggest issues facing our food and farming systems.

Assistant Grower/apprentice, West Wales

04 September 2014

We are seeking a keen and enthusiastic grower for a busy and diverse horticulture business on our 23 acre Soil Association certified organic farm.
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