No, The Organic Label is Not a Marketing Scam
By Rodale Institute
Organic farming isn’t new. For as long as people have been growing food, natural and organic methods were the norm.
What’s new is organic’s substantial value in the modern marketplace. And that radical change has occurred in just the last 30 years.
In 1990, Congress passed the Organic Foods Production Act, a novel piece of legislation authorizing the creation of federal standards for organic production. For the first time, organic arrived on the national stage.
Since then, the market for organic food and products has exceeded all expectations.