A TALE OF TWO STANDARDS

The average consumer likes to think her organic foods are "free" -- free of pesticides and chemicals, free to wander the hills and fields, and free from any re-interpretation by government or businesses.However, today's global food industry isn't that simple. Case in point: A recent federal court decision could temporarily derail the fast-track growth currently enjoyed by certain segments of the organic

The average consumer likes to think her organic foods are "free" -- free of pesticides and chemicals, free to wander the hills and fields, and free from any re-interpretation by government or businesses.

However, today's global food industry isn't that simple. Case in point: A recent federal court decision could temporarily derail the fast-track growth currently enjoyed by certain segments of the organic category.

At issue are inconsistencies between the National Organic Progr

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