February 14th, 2003

The gentleman is always properly dressed

Amidst the Smoke and Mirrors

From the New York Times 2/14/03:

Weakening of Organic Standard Is Considered
By MARIAN BURROS

Buried within the $397 billion spending bill passed last night by Congress is a provision that would permit livestock producers to certify and label meat as "organic" even if the animals had been fed partly or entirely on conventional rather than organic grain. Collapse )