Do you go out of your way to buy organic foods? Have you put a lot of thought into this decision?
An article in the New York Times called “Has ‘Organic’ Been Oversized” is raising eyebrows this week. The article explores the recent boom in organic food products and takes an in-depth look at the body that regulates what is certified organic and what is not.
In particular, the article examines the National Organic Standards Board, which is the board that decides which non-organic ingredients can be included in certified organic foods.
The article points out the number of large corporations who have been taking advantage of the new market. For example, it surprised me to read:
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