Hey all, here’s a quick, organic post that I hope you’ll enjoy! I recently wrote a newsletter for LolaBee’s that is very similar to this post, and I wanted to share. You can see the full version of the article on the LolaBee’s website on their Community Blog.
Here it goes …
The 411 on:
Below is your very own organic label guide!
And there’s more …
Organic meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy products come from animals that are given no antibiotics or growth hormones. Organic produce means that the produce was grown without synthetic pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, genetically modified seeds (GMOs), or use of sewage sludge.
And lastly, organic is not a nutritional or health claim. “Organic” refers to agricultural production methods that meet certain criteria. In general, organic production methods are sustainable, practice ecological-based management that promotes biodiversity, reduce dependence from off-farm inputs, and emphasize soil and water conservation– however, these practices are much more likely when practiced by local, organic, small farms as opposed to conventional, organic, large farms.
Also, something else to add to your organic shopping guide, the clean 15 and dirty dozen!!!!
Visit my old post, How to Shop Pesticide Smart to learn more.