Why I Trust USDA Organic Above All Others

October 16, 2017 | Category: Organic

QAI's Tracy Favre shared her thoughts about the current state of the organic sector in a guest column published in Sustainable Food News on October 16, 2017:

"In the last few weeks, headlines have declared “the organic label is meaningless” and organic imports are “bogus.” While these criticisms are focused on imported products, which make up just four percent of the U.S. organic market, I fear many consumers will read these headlines and question the value and integrity of all certified organic products… maybe even the USDA Organic seal itself.

Yes, the organic sector is grappling with complex issues… but the USDA's National Organic Program (NOP) is still the most highly regulated and transparent food certification in the world."

Read the full article on sustainablefoodnews.com