What It Means To Be Labeled "Organic"
Oregon voters will get another crack at GMO labeling in the November election.
A measure on the ballot would require labeling for genetically engineered foods.
But let's drop back a bit and consider food labels in a more general sense: what do the labels tell us? For example, what does it really mean when you see "organic" slapped on a product in the store?
Longtime journalist and University of Oregon professor Peter Laufer went in search of the answer to that particular question.
What he found should raise a few eyebrows... Laufer reports his findings in Organic: A Journalist’s Quest to Discover the Truth behind Food Labeling.