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More organic testing needed to keep everyone honest

January 04, 2013

I am at a loss to understand what exactly it is about the USDA National Organic Program's certified-organic label that makes Steve Brown believe it clarifies what's in organic wines ("Labels clarify what's in organic wine" Capital Press, Dec. 21). By the USDA's own admittance, there is basically no testing to ensure prohibited substances are not being used on organic farms or in processing facilities