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National Organic Program
 
Organic Topics of Interest  

 
In its oversight of organic products, USDA must balance what farmers and processors need versus what consumers want. The USDA organic standards—influenced by public comments from organic farmers, processors, and consumers—often reflect a balance between these perspectives.

 
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Carrageenan in organic products
Protecting organic crops from synthetic fertilizers
Can GMOs Be Used in Organic Products?
Streamlined Sunset Review and Renewal Process
Organic Hydroponic Crop Production

 
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  Last Modified Date: 02/21/2014