Organic? – By Rise’ Carter

March 17th, 2008

I see these terms all the time, so much so, that I don’t even pay attention to them anymore. My mind just goes into la la land. Organic and all natural are the most over used terms in our society.

I checked numerous definitions and learned the following:

Organic, as typically advertised, means that a product is produced without the use of pesticides, artificial fertilizers or synthetic chemicals and is applicable to food and other agricultural products. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Organic Program allows companies to label cosmetics as organic if they meet the same criteria governing its organic certification of food. The FDA and USDA do have regulations on labeling agricultural products as ‘organic’.
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