Did you know that consumer demand for organic food continues to grow, despite the struggle of U.S. farmers to keep up with demand? Do you understand what the organic label really means, and how organic certification works? Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Abby Youngblood, Executive Director of the National Organic Coalition, a national alliance of organizations working to provide a “Washington voice” for farmers, ranchers, environmentalists, consumers and industry members involved in organic agriculture. Youngblood explains the value of the organic label and the need for vigilance in ensuring organic integrity. NOC advocates for strong, enforceable, and continuously improved standards to maximize the multiple health, environmental, and economic benefits of organic agriculture. Consumers will find trustworthy label information at www.greenerchoices.org and can learn more about our national organic program rules and regulations at https://www.ams.usda.gov/rules-regulations/organic/nosb.
Related website: http://www.nationalorganiccoalition.org/