[NOP-OFPA] and some other issues and opinions (fwd)

Lawrence F. London, Jr. london at sunsite.unc.edu
Sat Jan 17 14:44:11 EST 1998


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On Sat, 17 Jan 1998 blissv at nmhu.campus.mci.net wrote:

> If some one of us will write a single page explanation of the threat to
> Organic food and we coin a new phrase that will carry us through to indicate
> what was formerly 'Organic', we can each take responsibility to send e-mails
> like crazy and get hard-copy printed information sheets to CSA's, health
> food stores, food co-ops, book stores, health clubs...LET PEOPLE KNOW and
> organize ourselves, new nomenclature and all.  

You're a saint. This is EXACTLY what is needed, support for alternative
labelling.

Support Your Local Organic Market Farmer 
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Buy Products With Sustainably Grown, Natural, 
Ecological, Beyondorganic, Biological, Greenfood, 
Handgrown, Earthfriendly or Biointensive Labelling

 
> If we continue doing what we always have and call it something else
> agreed-upon it will still be what it is. A rose by any other name... Not
> sure how the certification for this new standard would be set-up..hhmm..
> Seems there should still be standards to insure we are getting GreenFood (or
> whatever it's called)
> 
> And YES, a comprehensive letter we all could send, as Liz suggested, and
> have available for others concerned to use as well..Power in numbers?? Who
> feels equipped and ready to write it?




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