Organic Label Meaningless

“Canada’s organic food certification system ‘little more than an extortion racket,’ report says,” by Adrian Humphreys.
Inside the enormous Whole Foods Market in Oakville, west of Toronto, a red and yellow streaked Honeycrisp is plucked from the top of an orchard’s worth of apples in wooden crates near the entrance. A round sticker near its stem says: “Certified Organic.” At $7.68 a kilo, four of them cost $6.51. Firm, juicy and sufficiently tart, it’s a tasty apple, to be sure. But what does that sticker mean? It might mean a lot. And it might mean almost nothing. Read the full article in the National Post.

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