Thursday, June 28, 2007

USDA comment period

The USDA has extended the comment period on allowing 38 new inorganic ingredients in foods labeled organic. These ingredients include intestinal casing from conventional raised animals to be used in "organic" sausage, and conventionally grown hops in "organic" beer. I feel this is a real attack on what organic means.

To read more about it:

There is a form letter you can send on this page or you can send your own comments from this page: the docket ID is: AMS-TM-07-0062

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