Food should and must be just that - food. What we know as Organically produced food has got to be clearly that, without hidden antibiotics, pesticides or contaminated by GMOs. Also, all animal welfare is of prime importance, from how the animals are raised to what they are fed. This is how all food should be grown but sadly as the days go by it is getting more difficult just to obtain 'food' and not doctored 'items' manufactured for consumption.
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Recent studies reveal convincing evidence that certain organic foods are nutritionally superior to their non-organic counterparts. That's no surprise, in a world where non-organic food is genetically engineered, irradiated, soaked in pesticides, fertilized with chemicals or sewage sludge, teaming with antibiotic-resistant bacteria bred in factory farms, and laced with artificial…
In order for a product to meet the criteria for USDA organic certification, neither the product nor any of its ingredients can be genetically engineered, or genetically modified. Certified organic products and ingredients also can't be irradiated. So why is it that organic regulators allow the process of mutagenesis in organic—even though mutagenesis is a form of genetic modification…
Under pressure from the Organic Trade Association, representing some of the largest players in the organic and natural food segment, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has once again weakened the standards for organic. Tell the USDA National Organic Program: Save organic standards! Reverse the NOSB's new rule that weakens organic standards. Without any input from the public, the USDA…
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