Update

March 1999 Issue

Now Appearing at a Store Near You: Organic Meat and Poultry

Organic meat and poultry are finally making their debut. Actually, such products have existed for years, but the federal government wouldn't permit them to be labeled "organic." Instead, they were often called "natural" or "free-range"-vague terms with little official meaning. Now, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has given the go-ahead to label meat and poultry products as "certified organic" if they meet standards set by independent certifying organizations or state agencies. Most

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