United States and Japan today sign organic equivalence arrangement


Officials 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,…

Global Sources’ second annual China Sourcing Fairs in Brazil open today


Featuring more products and 85 percent more booths, the combined events are the largest Asia-product exhibitions in South America Global Sources (NASDAQ: GSOL) today announced the opening of the second annual China Sourcing Fairs in Brazil. Featuring more than 950 booths, an increase of 85 percent from the 2012 inaugural event, the Fairs are the…

Early Surgical Correction for Babies Critical to Cleft Lip and Palate Repair


Understanding Stages of Reconstructive Surgery Helps Parents Partner with Treatment Team Surgical treatment starting as early as two or three months of age provides the best chance of a successful outcome for babies born with cleft lip and palate, a birth defect that affects speech, hearing and swallowing as well as appearance, according to Tae…

Youth in Action – biojewels for Breast Cancer By Patricia Moura


Youth in Action – biojewels for Breast Cancer In December 2012, I received an e-mail to Dorly Piske, natural Brazilian Santa Catarina, who moved to the region of the Rocky Mountains in Wyoming in 1985. For years he has been dedicated to teaching languages ​​(Portuguese, English and Spanish as a foreign language) and lately has…

Homer’s Pond, An Extraordinary Martha’s Vineyard Property, Comes To Market


Ultimate Privacy Property – 314 Acres, More than 1,200 feet of Private Oceanfront Beach, 2 Ponds, Woodlands & 4-BR Home with Beach House, Amazing Wine Cellar & Matchless Water Views An enormous 314-acre oceanfront property on the south shore of Martha’s Vineyard, known as Homer’s Pond, has just been listed with South Light Property LLC….

Environmental Triple-Play is a Win-Win-Win: Plant Trees – Triple Your Donations in Dining Rewards – Enter to Win a Caribbean Vacation


Carbonfund.org Foundation Launches Most Ambitious and Rewarding Tree-Planting Campaign to Date  The Carbonfund.org Foundation, a leading climate solutions nonprofit organization, is thrilled to announce the launch of its most ambitious – and rewarding – tree-planting campaign ever. With an aim to plant 50 million trees worldwide, Carbonfund.org has created a win-win-win making it easy to…

Wines Of Brasil Embrace The World Cup And The Olympics


Brazil is one of the most exciting countries in the world and at Vinexpo 2013, the most traditional wine fair in the world, the largest country in Latin-America will be showing its wine scene and the plans they have for the World Cup and the Olympics.