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NPR's David Kestenbaum reports that the Agriculture Department has created national standards for organic foods. A new USDA Organic seal will be given to foods produced WITHOUT genetically modified seeds, growth hormones, and other processes associated with traditional food products. Government officials say the new organic rules are among the toughest in the world, but some farmers say they may be bad for business.

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