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Making Sense of Labeling Terms

“100% organic”: all ingredients organic & minimally processed; no pesticides, artificial fertilizers, human waste/sewage sludge, radiation, GMO or food additives; no growth hormones or routine use of antibiotics

 

USDA seal w/o the words “100% organic”: > 95% of content by wt (excluding water and salt) is organic; 5% includes products not available in organic form; no sludge or radiation

 

“made w/organic ingredients” (no USDA seal): >70% organic ingredients; no restrictions on other ingredients

 

organic ingredients listed on label: contains < 70% organic ingredients