Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Understanding Organics

  • A conventionally grown product carries a 4-digit code (conventionally grown melon: 4050)
  •  An organic product carries a 5-digit code, starting with the number 9: (organic melon: 94050)
  • A genetically engineered product has a 5-digit code, starting with the number 8: (genetically engineered melon: 84050)
Understanding
“ORGANIC”
Excellent Handout from 
NJ Department of Environmental Protection
Pesticide Control Program
Pesticide Evaluation and Monitoring 

Continue Reading ......