The Truth Behind 'Organic' Food Labeling

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When journalist Peter Laufer opened a bag of rancid walnuts from Kazakhstan labeled "organic," he decided to investigate how "organic" they really were. The longtime journalist and author discovered that some companies couldn't verify that their sources were organic, and found other issues with fraudulent labeling in this $28 billion industry. How can you verify how "organic" your food is?

Guests:

Peter Laufer, journalist and author of "Organic: A Journalist's Quest to Discover the Truth behind Food Labeling"

Rebecca Spector, West Coast director of the Center for Food Safety, a non-profit advocacy group that aims to challenge harmful food production technologies and promote sustainable alternatives

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