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Defining Organics

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The ONLY coffee in this house, Publix Organic!
Picture credit: Walkingfox

 

So many people and places have products that are mass marketed all over the world claiming to be Organic.

But are they?

Many,  if not most, are not!

Here’s why, or the FDA’s  definition of what Organic is:

The definition according to the FDA

Organic Standards

Not satisfied, how about the USDA’s definition of Organic:

How does USDA define the term organic?

Do you see lots of wiggle room between these two GOVERNMENT agencies?

As you can surmise,  Organic is a very broad term and there is room to cheat, all along the way!

 

Some places to learn more:

Wikipedia’s  extensive description of Organic Foods:

Organic food

 

The Mayo Clinic offers their definition of Organic:

Organic foods: Are they safer? More nutritious?

 

Web MD asks:  To Buy or Not to Buy Organic

 

The New Dirty Dozen: 12 Foods to Eat Organic

 

How to buy the best organic foods

 

How to Save Up to 89% on Your Organic Food

 

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