Organic USDA vs WSDA?

My question:

What is the differences between

USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) vs WSDA (Washington State Department of Agriculture) certification on food?

Which is better in terms of regulation?

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  • 10 years ago
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    The two are basically one in the same because the WSDA is a USDA Accredited Organic Certifying Agent.

    The WSDA Organic Food Program protects consumers and supports the organic food industry by ensuring the integrity of organic food products through USDA Organic standards and certifying organic producers, processors, and handlers.

    The WSDA Rules and Regulations are identical to the USDA National Organic Standards and Recognized as Equivalent.

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  • tusa
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    Wsda Organic

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  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    I think that what you are asking is reflected in the product and a comparison of them. Organic sources of minerals would be mined minerals with a limited processing that is just physical in nature, as in crushing and sifting and bagging. The products are not of the highest purity and contain naturally a great deal of other materials as is commonly found in nature. Inorganic minerals are far more processed and purified using a fair amount of chemistry and energy with the intent to purify and concentrate. Those products do not have the benefit of the naturally occurring intermediate materials and trace elements that nature has bases millions of years of evolution on. Those inorganic materials frequently shortcut natural processes and affect the localized plant environment negatively by rapidly and forcefully changing that environment, upsetting important balances for short term gain.

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