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GE Alfalfa Statement and Links

Regarding USDA decision to fully deregulate GE Alfalfa:Tidal Creek Co-op and the National Cooperative Grocers Association are aware of, and disappointed in, the decision made by the USDA. We encourage you to make your voice heard by contacting your legislators. We continue to fight for organics and believe that now, more than ever, is the […]

Ban Arsenic in Animal Feed!

CFS Action Alert – Tell FDA to Ban Arsenic in Animal Feed Last December, the Center for Food Safety and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, filed a petition with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) calling for the immediate withdrawal of approvals for arsenic-containing compounds used in animal feed. The petition was supported […]


STUDY SHOWS FOOD SAFETY BILL UNHEALTHY FOR CAROLINA SMALL FARMS Congressional efforts to increase federal control over food and agriculture could have dramatic and dangerous consequences for the region’s local food systems and small farmers, according to a report issued today by the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association. Based on data from small farms across the […]

Food Recall

There is a recall on a flavoring called Hydrolyzed vegetable protein.  At this point the recall does not affect anything carried in our store.  We do carry a brand, Follow Your Heart that is part of the recall but we do not carry their ranch dressing that is being recalled. See the full article below. […]

Old Monsanto food toxin disguised under new name

Aspartame producer Ajinomoto is launching a new initiative that will rebrand the sweetener as “AminoSweet”. Aspartame is used in many foods and beverages marketed as low calorie or sugar-free. However, its reputation has been clouded somewhat by studies that have investigated reports of ill effects. Just to remind you, the side effects of aspartame can […]