What Does Organic Really Mean?

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When it comes to “organic,” there are standards and certifications that must be met in order to use the term, but what does it really mean? Check out this eye-opening infographic to clear up the confusion.

Organic foods all have to meet some criteria in order to be called “organic,” but these criteria can differ depending on what the food is.

For example, what makes meat organic is different from what the “organic” label on produce means. This makes sense, because obviously the methods used to raise and process an animal versus a carrot are different.

To understand what the organic label means when applied to different food groups, check out this easy-to-understand graphic:

Organic infographic

Image Source: Rodale’s Organic Life

 

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