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Organic Crap Sends Executive Up A Federal Creek Without A Paddle – Forbes

November 12, 2012

In California, in order to be licensed as an organic fertilizer manufacturer, your products must be approved by Organic Materials Review Institute (“OMRI”), a non-profit Oregon institution that purportedly provides independent review of materials and processes used in producing, processing, and handling organic food and fiber. Imagine that, government oversees the quality of . . . lemme clean this up here . . . crap! It’s gotten to the point where you can’t even take a . . . well, ummm, you know . . . you can’t even take a crap without having to get certification from some state of federal agency. Wonderful. In any event, this OMRI certification is a big deal in the organic biz and if it’s on your label, that’s a plus; more to the point, organic farmers rely upon that certification to ensure their own compliance with NOP standards.

via Organic Crap Sends Executive Up A Federal Creek Without A Paddle – Forbes.

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