22Organic Food Labeling in USA:•“100% Organic” - entirely organic ingredients•“Organic” - 95% or more organic ingredients•“Made with organic ingredients” : 70-95% organic•“Organic ingredients” - less than 70% organicingredientsIn the European Union:Under the USDA rules, "organic" means:"Products are not genetically engineered or irradiated to kill germs."Crops are grown on land that has not been fertilized with sewagesludge or chemical fertilizers. Soil health is managed through croprotation, planting of cover crops and application of plant and animalfertilizer."Pests and plant diseases are treated primarily with insect predators,traps, natural repellants, and other nonchemical methods. A list ofallowable synthetic substances includes alcohol, hydrogen peroxideand soap-based algaecide."Weeds are controlled by mulching, mowing, hand weeding ormechanical cultivation, not chemical herbicidesDr. Herman PhaffDr. William Cruess Dr. Emil Mrak Dr. Bor Luh
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