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Restrictions & Regulations: FDA Still Attacking Organic Farming

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Before you decide this headline is simply propaganda, let me assure that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is trying to ban organic farming. How, you might ask? By making it impossible for farmers to use their own organic compost – a tradition that is older than dirt, and has been practiced for longer than many countries have been on this planet.

The proposed FDA restrictions would also make burdensome rules for growers, affecting both the small farmer and larger agriculturalist alike. This is such a big threat to age-old farming practices, that many organic farmers could be forced out of business. You can guess who championed this ridiculous new set of rules – none other than the biotech industry who is scared witless of the growing organic trend…

Read more: http://naturalsociety.com/fda-trying-ban-organic-farming/#ixzz32nmsNRCM
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