New Code for the 'Organic' Label 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.
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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.