Laws & Regulations

March Newsletter 2010 Organic and Genetically Modified Foods

Posted on Mar 25, 2010 in Diet/Nutrition, Environmental Health, Laws & Regulations, Newsletters | 0 comments

We hear the words organic and genetically modified foods. What do these terms mean and why is it important to know the facts? Organically farmed animals are those raised without the use of antibiotics, artificial hormones, steroids, or other drugs and chemicals. They are raised on open farmland and allowed to graze and roam freely, getting their dose of fresh air and sunshine. They are also fed clean and healthy organic foods. Organic meat must also not be irradiated or processed with harmful chemicals. Organically farmed animals must not be the offspring of cloned or otherwise genetically...

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