United States and Japan today sign organic equivalence arrangement


ORGANIC TRADE ASSOCIATION AGREEMENTOfficials from Japan and the United States announced the signing of an organic equivalence arrangement between the two countries in ceremonies this morning at All Things Organic here at Natural Products Expo East. Present at the announcement were Mr. Satoshi Kunii, Director, Labeling Standards Division, and Mr. Takuro Mukae, Associate Director, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Affairs, of Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries (MAFF) for Japan, and Administrator Anne Alonzo of the U.S. Department of Agriculture‘s Agricultural Marketing Service and Ambassador Isi Siddiqui of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative for the United States. Continue reading

Pearls for Women, LLC Gives the Gift of Comfort to Domestic Violence Victims


 

Pearls for Women, LLC

Gives the Gift of Comfort to Domestic Violence Victims

 Pearls for Women is proud to announce they will present bath robes and flip flops for women in need of comfort after domestic violence to the Women’s Resource Center. The recipient agencies will be Harbor House of Orange County, Safe House of Seminole County, and Help Now of Osceola County. Continue reading

CHIME FOR CHANGE Campaign, Founded By Gucci, Funds 210 Projects In 81 Countries For Girls’ And Women’s Empowerment


hp-chimeforchangeTHE SOUND OF CHANGE LIVE concert event on 1 June raised funds and awareness for 84 different non-profit organizations working for girls and women

CHIME FOR CHANGE fundraising is powered by an innovative partnership with Catapult.org, the first crowdfunding platform for girls and women Continue reading