Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Organic Standards For Different Products

"“Organic” standards are different with regards to fruits and vegetables, dairy and meat, cosmetics, processed foods and cotton and coffee, and even savvy natural products shoppers can be confused. An article by Julie Deardorff from the Chicago Tribune outline what the term means for each of these grocery departments.

She starts by noting nutritionists are still in argument over whether organic foods are nutritionally better and said it would be difficult to say definitively one way or the other. However, many choose organic not only for personal health, but for the health of environment and farmers."

Read the article