More and more these days, consumers are checking for organic food labels on the products they buy. These labels confirm that the products in question have not been processed with artificial ingredients or preservatives. Specific requirements need to be met before food labels may be applied to organic food products. It may be a very wise idea for you to review these regulations carefully if you are an organic food producer.
Printing labels for organic food products is a complex process. It also varies depending on the specific type of recognition you are attempting to receive.
To be eligible the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s seal, products must avoid several different production methods. Some of these methods include: ionizing radiation exposure, genetic engineering, and producing sewage sludge. In addition, a list of prohibited substances must be adhered to. Companies must be certified by USDA agents to prove that their products conform to the lists of approved ingredients and production processes.
The criteria to categorize whether or not a food product has been genetically altered is not totally clear at this time.
The word “Natural” will need to have very specific meanings when being printed on food labels.
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