Monthly Archives: March 2018

15 posts

Burt’s Bees and RAFI are #WildForBees!

RAFI-USA announces its next phase of partnership with Burt’s Bees, via the 2018 Wild for Bees campaign, which will build on the 15 billion pollinator seeds already planted. Wild for Bees will celebrate pollinators’ roles in our lives, while strengthening and expanding habitat plantings across NC.

[CLOSED] Job Announcement: Communications Specialist

Job Posting: Communications Specialist for RAFI-USA. Description: Working closely with the Communications Project Manager, the Communications Specialist will develop and manage outgoing communications, co-manage RAFI’s communications calendar and lists, and assist (as needed) with event logistics, copywriting, content development or design, and website updates.

USDA Withdraws Organic Animal Welfare Rule

Press Release: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced it will officially withdraw the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices (OLPP) final rule, effective May 13, 2018. RAFI-USA and organic stakeholders believed the rule would have strengthened animal welfare requirements for organically certified meat and dairy.