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organic foods
Subject Category
E Economics, Business and Industry
Q Food and Human Nutrition
Definition
Organic food is produced without: antibiotics; growth hormones; most conventional pesticides; petroleum- based fertilizers or sewage sludge-based fertilizers; bioengineering; or ionizing radiation. USDA certification is required before a product can be labeled "organic". Companies, including restaurants, that handle or process organic food must be certified also.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/418.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/418
Used For
certified organic foods
organic produce
Broader Term
foods
Related Term
fair trade
food labeling
health foods
non-genetically modified foods
organic certification
organic production
sustainable agriculture
Spanish
alimentos ecológicos
Term Number
418