National Organic Program "Final Rule"
goodows at excite.com
Thu Dec 21 16:48:42 EST 2000
On Thu, 21 Dec 2000 07:25:31 -0600, market farming wrote:
> I think they mean you can't call something ("modify" it, as in an
adjective) organic if it's say, plastic row crop cover. Can't call it
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Del Williams
> To: market farming
> Sent: Thursday, December 21, 2000 7:18 AM
> Subject: Re: National Organic Program "Final Rule"
> § 205.300 Use of the term, "organic."
> The term, "organic," may not be used in a product name to modify a
> ingredient in the product.
> What are they talking about here? What would be an example of a
> Del Williams
> Farmer in the Del
> Clifton IL
> i think what they are saying is you cannot call a product organic because
it contains organic ingredients. for example a product that has only 50% of
the ingreds cert. organic cannot call itself organic but can say there are
organic ingreds in the product. So a violation would be calling a salsa
organic because it has cert organic peppers in it but the tomatoes are not
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