“Dark Forces” Are Coming for Your Organic Food

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On the future of the National Organic Program…

The Freedom Caucus is a rowdy band of GOP US House members most famous for triggering government shutdowns, pushing to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and driving former GOP Speaker John Boehner from his post on the theory he wasn’t conservative enough. And now they’re coming for your certified-organic food.

Back in December, the Freedom Caucus released a “recommended list of regulations to remove.”  Among its 228 targets—ranging from eliminating energy efficiency standards for washing machines to kiboshing rules on private drones—the group named the National Organic Program.

Read on at Mother Jones.

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