View Single Post
Old 09-16-2008, 06:41 PM   #9
zeffryn
beachin'
 
zeffryn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Lafayette, Louisiana
Posts: 4,191

S/C/G: 240/125/130

Height: 5'8

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by yoyodieterinvegas View Post
As you said in another post "Amen Sister"

What's really sad is I almost don't trust a big company when they claim "organic". I went on the Dean Foods site (they make Silk soy milk - which I love BTW) and was really pleased to see on their FAQs that they use whole, organic beans but now I have this little seed of doubt about everything I don't grow myself Wonder how soybeans would do in the desert
Thankfully the FDA regulates what can and cannot be referred to as organic. It cannot hold the certified organic stamp unless it has been inspected.

I think most places are rather trustworthy. Most of the organic things in our local supermarket are from small companies focusing on organic and healthful products.

If you can, try to find organic products that are produced as close to home as possible. We've visited several organic farms and spoken to the farmers....they all have a ton of pride in what they do.
__________________
Maintenance!

100 lbs. down plus a carrot for every 5 more
zeffryn is offline   Reply With Quote