Frequently Asked Questions
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. Organic food is produced without using most conventional pesticides; fertilizers made with synthetic ingredients or sewage sludge; bioengineering; or ionizing radiation. Before a product can be labeled “organic,” a Government-approved certifier inspects the farm where the food is grown to make sure the farmer is following all the rules necessary to meet USDA organic standards. Companies that handle or process organic food before it gets to your local supermarket or restaurant must be certified, too.
The USDA National Organic Program (NOP)
A GMO, or genetically modified organism, is a plant, animal, microorganism or other organism whose genetic makeup has been modified using recombinant DNA methods (also called gene splicing), gene modification or transgenic technology. This relatively new science creates unstable combinations of plant, animal, bacterial and viral genes that do not occur in nature or through traditional crossbreeding methods.
Want a healthy snack? Consider passing the popcorn. A new study says the whole-grain treat contains more of the “good for you” antioxidants called polyphenols than some fruits or vegetables.
The salt we use is a Real Sea Salt from an ancient sea in Redmond, Utah. It is more red in color than Sea Salt (Hence the name “Red Sea Salt” and contains 60+ essential trace minerals.
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