It used to be that when you heard about organic, what he thought of dirty, long-haired, singing, running barefoot hippie commune. Well, I take a shower several times a day, I shaved my head, I can not sing, I rarely go out without shoes, and I live in a very modern family home with just his wife. I’m organic!
When you go to the store, you’ll see a lot of labels, organic, natural, outdoor, non-GMO, so let’s focus on organic, but if you want more information, visit the USDA website.
So what is organic? USDA strictly controls what can be labeled organic. It’s basically confirming that the cultures are free of radiation sewage sludge, synthetic fertilizers, pesticides and genetically modified organisms prohibited. Animals must meet the standards of health and welfare and to be free of antibiotics, growth hormones, and are fed 100% organic feed. Products containing more than one ingredient that has 95% or more certificates organic content.