USDA answers outcry, alters organic proposal

June 1998
Environmental Nutrition;Jun98, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p3
States that in proposed national organic standards in December 1997, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) omitted the use of irradiation, genetically altered crops and sludge as a fertilizer. What is sludge; Invitation of public comment on the standards; Reason for the invitation; Response to the public's invitation; Information on the USDA.


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