[Market-farming] Organic

sora at coldreams.com sora at coldreams.com
Tue Jul 24 00:08:02 EDT 2007


>
> Now knowledgeable people tell me that I can legally refer to my
> organically grown produce as 'organic' as long as I do not say
> 'organically certified,' which I am not.
>
> My question: is this true? I thought the USDA now 'owns' the word and
> that 'organic' legally means the same as 'organically certified by
> the USDA' if I use it in conjunction with produce. Since I am not
> USDA certified, I cannot use it.
>
It's my understanding that you cannot say you are certified organic But
you are allowed to say/advertise that you are using organic techniques.



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