Nutrition Business Journal

Fair Trade, Rainforest Certification Programs Expand Rapidly

After USDA organic regulations went into full effect in 2002, the USDA Organic seal became the dominant stamp of authenticity for organically grown foods, conveying to consumers all the implied benefits for health, family farmers and the environment. But another set of value-added labels that focus on social and environmental issues in developing countries is growing in significance alongside the USDA Organic label, sometimes complementing it, sometimes competing.

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