TITLE

What the USDA organic label means

AUTHOR(S)
McEvoy, Miles
PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Western Farm Press Exclusive Insight;3/28/2012, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance of becoming acquainted with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) organic label and understanding its claims in order to make informed decisions about the food purchased. Consumers reportedly can be assured that USDA organic products are verified organic at all steps. USDA certified organic foods are grown and processed based on federal guidelines that address such factors as soil quality, animal raising practices, and pest and weed control.
ACCESSION #
74586123

 

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