The ‘Organic’ Label Means What It Says
Consumers can trust in the organic label.
Dec. 21, 2014 3:09 p.m. ET
Regarding Caelainn Barr’s “Boom in Organic Farming Outpaces Regulator” (Marketplace, Dec. 10), the U.S. certified organic system reflects and adheres to the strictest government standards of any in the agricultural sector, and is the most sincere and substantive reform of industrial food, fiber and agriculture available anywhere in the globe.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s rigorous monitoring system of the organic sector discovers and corrects any irregularities of third-party accredited certifiers. All accredited organic certifiers are