Wednesday, March 4

Is conventional the new organic?

Organic food has replicated largely what it set out to oppose, or so said Julie Guthman. Now, apparently food safety's on the line.
Arthur Harvey, a Maine blueberry farmer who does organic inspections, said agents have an incentive to approve companies that are paying them.

“Certifiers have a considerable financial interest in keeping their clients going,” he said, via NYT.
Related: Keeping the world kosher.

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