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A loosening of the Organic Standards: Synthetic Substances

A loosening of the Organic Standards: Synthetic Substances

Part 8: We must travel back to the 1980s to appreciate why and how the anti-synthetic and anti-agribusiness provisions were written into the USDA organic certification standards.

Has ‘Organic’ Been Oversized: Avoiding Tragedy On Maple Street

Has ‘Organic’ Been Oversized: Avoiding Tragedy On Maple Street

The screenwriter Rod Serling was a master at portraying the acutely self-conscious angst that drove Americans of the Cold War era to embrace orthodoxy and conformity at the expense of individuality and liberty.