[ Certified_Organic ]
An agricultural product that is certified through a formalised approval process.
Regulations for what constitutes “[ Organic ] 1. Relating to or denoting chemical compounds of biological origin. In organic chemistry, compounds which containing carbon chains, as in organic_chemistry Some carbon-containing compounds such as carbides, carbonates, simple oxides (carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide), and cyanides More” vary widely from country to country, but generally sets standards for growing, processing, storing and shipping of products. Regulations may include:
- avoidance of synthetic chemicals, such as chemical fertilisers and pesticides
- not produced from genetically modified seeds (GMO)
- not irradiated
- produced on farmlands that are free of artificial agricultural chemicals or pesticides.
Certified-organic foods are not always pesticide-free. Chemical pesticides and herbicides may be carried by the wind from adjacent farmlands and contaminate [ Organic Farming ] The agricultural production of foods without the use of synthetic pesticides, chemical fertilisers and, more recently, genetically modified organisms (GMO). Philosophically, organic farming fosters sustainability in agriculture through recycling of resources, ecological and environmental responsibility and More.