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What is Organic Food? How Do We Identify Organic Products?

Irfan Shakeer, Priya Ranganathan

Mongabay | June 8, 2023

Organic food products are the result of a farming system that avoids the use of hazardous chemical fertilisers, pesticides, growth regulators and livestock feed additives. There are four principles of organic agriculture which are related to health, ecology, fairness and care. The Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) and the National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP) are the two Indian certification systems for organic food products. is organic