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USDA Orders Periodic Testing Of Organic Food
2012-11-12 05:35:14

In order to make sure that farmers are not using banned pesticides or genetically-modified organisms, organic food will be forced to undergo periodic residue testing starting in 2013, USDA officials have announced.

orange juice and fresh oranges
2012-01-29 08:25:45

Nine shipments of orange juice originating from Brazil and Canada were detained after they tested positive for an illegal fungicide.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.