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New Code for the 'Organic' Label

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New Code for the 'Organic' Label

New Code for the 'Organic' Label

New Code for the 'Organic' Label

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NPR's John McChesney reports that, starting today, foods labeled "organic" will have to be certified by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The new standards codify the fundamental definition of organic: no synthetic fertilizers or pesticides.