How the government allows chemicals in USDA organic food –

Genetic Literacy Project How the government allows chemicals in “organic” foodTimes Herald-Record You might think the USDA “organic” label is reserved for foods produced without any man-made chemicals. But under government rules, “organic” food may be grown or processed with the aid of scores of synthetic substances, as long as those chemicals …USDA’s Organic Leadership Being […]

How the government allows chemicals in “organic” food

CCTV-America How the government allows chemicals in “organic” foodWashington Post (blog) You might think the USDA “organic” label is reserved for foods produced without any man-made chemicals. But under government rules, “organic” food may be grown or processed with the aid of scores of synthetic substances, as long as those chemicals …Demand for organic food soars […]

General Recognized as Safe? How GRAS Additives Make it in Food

How do GRAS , or “generally recognized as safe”, food ingredients make it into our food products?  Watch this eye-opening video by Center For Public Integrity explains just how GRAS works.