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Understanding Organic Food Labels

Last Updated September 23, 2008
Consumers who buy organic foods often believe the foods are healthier; more environmentally friendly, taste better, or all three. As these products generally carry a higher price tag, some unscrupulous producers have attempted to cash in with confusing food labels. Regardless of the reason for going organic, it is important for consumers to understand what "organic" foods labels really mean.
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Organic Foods - U.S. Code Provisions

U.S. Code > Title 7 > Chapter 94 - Organic Certification
 

Organic Foods - Selected State Laws

AlaskaAlaska Statutes Chapter 03.58 - Organic Food And Agricultural Products
Alaska Statutes Chapter 17.06 - Sale Of Organic Meat, Fish, Poultry, And Processed Foods
ArizonaArizona Laws > Title 3 > Chapter 2 > Article 4 - Arizona Organic Food Certification Program
CaliforniaCalifornia Food and Agricultural Code > Division 17 > Chapter 10 - Organic Foods
IdahoIdaho Code Title 22 > Chapter 11 - Organic Food Products
IowaIowa Code Chapter 190C - Organic agricultural products
MichiganMichigan Laws > Chapter 286 > Act 316 of 2000 - Michigan Organic Products Act
New MexicoNew Mexico Statutes Chapter 76 > Article 22 - Organic Commodities
South DakotaSouth Dakota Laws > Title 39 > Chapter 23 - Organic Food
TexasTexas Agriculture Code > Title 3 > Chapter 50C - Texas Organic Agricultural Industry Advisory Board

 
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