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Organic-farming fraud

black forbidden rice with braised eggplant and almond cream sauce

We trust that foods labeled USDA Organic don't contain pesticides, fertilizers, and other nasties. But because of intense industry growth, some scientists are developing ways to ensure that "organic" means what it says. In a study published in the Journal of Environmental Quality, Spanish researchers found that nitrogen isotopic testing can determine whether nonorganic fertilizers were used on sweet peppers. Read more about it .

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