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The Organic Watergate: Synthetics Found in Organic Foods

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's All About Organics page and our Safeguard Organic Standards page . The video above features Mark Kastel, the co-director and Senior Farm Policy Analyst at the Cornucopia Institute. The Cornucopia Institute, based in Wisconsin, acts as an organic industry watchdog. In his presentation, Mark raises serious issues currently facing the organic food industry, and how you can help. Lawfully Tainted Organics-How Did that Happen? You've probably heard the health conscious mantra popularized by Michael Pollan: "If you can't pronounce it, you shouldn't be eating it." The easiest way to side step synthetic food additives has been to simply eat certified organic foods. But we've seen an increasing number of questionable additives being approved for use in organics. There are currently almost 300 non-organic and synthetic co...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_25488.cfm

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