Making the right food choices can be confusing — even for the most informed among us. Below we’ve addressed some of the most common uncertainties about food today.
Organic 101 Quick Facts
No artificial colors, flavors or preservatives are used in organic food.
Glyphosate is never permitted for use in organic farming.
Organic food is never irradiated.
Use of GMOs is not permitted in organic food.
Organic agriculture builds and regenerates soil.
Organic farming protects pollinators like bees by reducing the use of pesticides and providing more natural habitats.
Organic agriculture protects streams and lakes from toxic run-off.
Organic soil sequesters carbon, helping to mitigate climate change.