New Organic Labeling Policy Solves Some Problems, Creates Others
by Paul Franson
Jun 2003 Issue of Wine Business Monthly
After years of confusion among consumers about labeling of organic wines, the government has issued regulations meant to clarify the situation. Unfortunately, the new rules have created new confusion.In a nutshell, the US Department of Agriculture has issued new labeling requirements that apply to all foods, including wine and other alcoholic beverages. It's part of the National Organic Program. The most relevant rules for alcoholic beverage labeling are included in the table.For the first time,...
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