Here at Organic Alberta we are working hard on an interactive education campaign where we will be sharing the facts and clearing up misconceptions about organic food in Alberta. We are currently working hard to develop this one-stop-fact-shop on everything organic.
New information, articles, and videos are being developed to address the misconceptions and educate you on everything organic. In fact, our very first article is featured below!
Did you hear about the new Alberta legislation? Here is a video we created to help explain the new organic labeling law.
Trust the label, it’s the LAW
Posted on: May 1 | Article
Imagine you’re walking through the produce section of your local grocery store. You pick up an apple that has an organic label on it. What does that label really mean? How has that apple been grown, harvested, and shipped? If you aren’t sure, you’re not alone.
According to the research, 74% of Albertans purchase organic products on a weekly basis. That’s the highest rate in all of Canada! Still, many of us don’t know exactly what it means when we’re buying products with an organic label. From produce and dairy, to meat and body care products, organics can be confusing to navigate.
On April 1st, 2019, if your food says it is organic, IT IS! Government legislation passed under the Supporting Alberta’s Local Food Sector Act states that anyone who uses the term “organic” must be certified in accordance with the federally regulated Canadian Organic Standards. How does this affect you?
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