When Is Organic Food NOT Organic? [PDF] [Print] [E-mail]
Written by Jeff Novick, M.S., R.D.
Tuesday, 26 May 2009 00:00
When you allow the food industry and the government to get involved, take over and run the program.
Here is a link to the official website and the list of the allowed and prohibited substances
National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances
The Organic Foods Production Act of 1990 requires the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances which identifies synthetic substances that may be used, and the nonsynthetic substances that cannot be used, in organic production and handling operations.
which will include the details of…
1) Р’В§ 205.601 Synthetic substances allowed for use in organic crop production.
2) Р’В§ 205.603 Synthetic substances allowed for use in organic livestock production.
3) Р’В§ 205.605 Nonagricultural (nonorganic) substances allowed as ingredient
and a link to the PDF of the document
And here is a recent mainstream media article on this very topic.
Enjoy! (if you can)