What is "Organic"?
Organic food is produced by farmers who emphasize the use of renewable
resources and the conservation of soil and water to enhance environmental
quality for future generations. Organic meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy
products come from animals that are given no antibiotics or growth hormones.
The Benefits of Organic Food
Hain Pure Foods offers organic products because they protect the environment
and lead to healthy and safe eating. Organic farmers are concerned with
soils that are nourished and well balanced to grow strong and healthy
products that taste great.
Organic farming also prohibits the use of pesticides that can be harmful to
humans and may be associated with birth defects, nerve damage and genetic
mutation. Organic growers also use farming techniques that eliminate
polluting chemicals and nitrogen leaching, thereby protecting our precious
Soil is the most important element in organic farming. American farms are
suffering from the worst erosion in history. Organic farmers protect against
soil erosion by not relying on synthetic fertilizers, but by building their
soil through natural practices such as using composted manure and planting
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