Agriculture and Technology

HOW CERTIFIED ORGANIC FOOD IS REGULATED

Agriculture and Technology

HOW CERTIFIED ORGANIC FOOD IS REGULATED

To claim a product is organic, a food producer must first earn organic certification. After a farm or food producer becomes certified organic, they are required to re-apply annually. Conduct residue tests each year on a minimum of 5% of the products each agency certifies. Protecting the Organic level, Label claims are the joint responsibility of the product company and the agency that certified them. Organic Integrity Database and regulating imported  organics.

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