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 US Department of Agriculture (USDA) or European Commission.
Notes and references
- "Organic certification". European Commission: Agriculture and Rural Development. 2014. http://ec.europa.eu/agriculture/organic/organic-farming/what-is-organic-farming/organic-certification/index_en.htm. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
- "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