Re: question re: organic rules
Frits v/d Laan (F.vd.Laan@inter.nl.net)
Mon, 23 Mar 1998 20:39:39 +1
>// and I'm starting to get more confused than I was when I first read the
>standards! As I understand it, if an organic farmer grows food at higher
> than the proposed standard, he will still be able to call his food
> organic, using the national label. But he will not be able to label his
> food as being organic AND "more organic" than the government standard. I
> thought that they didn't want to prohibit these growers from being called
> organic, but they wanted to prohibit them from claiming that they were
> using higher standards than the government. (Which I still think is
> ridiculous). Am I right, or utterly confused?
I don't get it either, but I do know 2 things. I will not buy US organics
'new rules', and if those rules were EU rules I would call my products
'Real organic' and keep on using the real rules.
Frits v/d Laan
Gouda - Netherlands
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