11 Aug '11, 5pm

Look for Canada's Organic Seal, Too: Now in full effect, the "Biologique Canada Organic" label is recognized as

And a good thing, too, since the U.S. bought nearly $20 billion worth of Canadian agricultural products in 2010, and Canada ranks as the No. 1 U.S. trade partner for farm products, according to the USDA. About 20% of U.S. farm imports come from Canada. About 28% of those Canadian imports is made up of animal products, with beef and pork topping the list. About 15% is vegetables and fruits, with potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers and mushrooms topping the import list. It's not clear what percentage of imports could be classified as organic under the new system.

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