Wednesday, August 1, 2007

Define Natural

"Can chicken injected with up to 15 percent salt water and seaweed extract be packaged with a "100 percent all natural" label?


According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the salt water and seaweed are natural. Injecting natural products into another natural product is not unnatural, the USDA says.

However, the USDA policy has divided the poultry industry and united a coalition asking the federal government to redefine its diluted version of "natural."

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