The meaning of Organic as a food label varies. Selling food with the organic label is regulated by governmental food safety authorities, such as the National Organic Program of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) or European Commission.
Notes and references
- "Organic Farming/EU Policy". European Commission: Agriculture and Rural Development. 2016. http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/organic/eu-policy/index_en.htm. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
- "Food Labels Like ‘Organic’ and ‘Whole Grain,’ Meant to Clarify, Often Confuse" article by Jo Craven McGinty in The Wall Street Journal July 8, 2016