Written by Komal Wadhwa, M.Sc (Foods and Nutrition) | 
Medically Reviewed by dr. reeja tharu / dr. sunil shroff, MBBS, MS, FRCS (UK), D. Urol (Lond) on Apr 19, 2013

Organic Food - Types

Based on the production, organic food may be available in the market as fresh or processed

A.Fresh organic food:

Most of the organic food sold in the markets and various outlets is in the fresh form. Fruits, vegetables, meat, egg and dairy products fall under this category.

B.Processed organic food:

Processed food are widely popular and covers a huge range in any super market the world over. Various products such as canned foods, frozen vegetables and other ready-to-eat foods are labeled ‘organic’, if the production and processing of these foods have not involved the use of any chemicals and if they conform to the required standards. Needless to say these foods are usually more expensive than the non-organic ones.

It is important for the consumer to check for government certification before buying any food that claims to be “organic”.

References

  1. Lampkin.N, Organic farming, 1990, Farming Press.
  2. Blake.F, Organic farming and growing, 1994,Crowood Press.
  3. Organic farming - (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Organic_farming)
  4. Organic food - (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Organic_food)
  5. ARE ORGANIC FOODS REALLY HEALTHIER FOR YOU? - (http://lookwayup.com/free/organic.htm)

Comments

Patilsharvari Thursday, May 14, 2015

Nowadays, everyone is getting more concern about their health. For that most of the families eat organic food. It will really helps you to cover your health problem. In our family, we are also eat organic food daily to stay away from diseases and stay healthy. We order all this healthy and organic products from Healthyworld. I like all product because they taste good then any other natural food.

TJ125 Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Schitterend, eindelijk eens iemand die kan aantonen dat BIO FOOD helemaal niet zo goed is voor het milieu, bv. normaal wordt het loof van aardappels doodgespoten net voordat ze geoost worden, bij de bio-boer worden ze verbrand, d.m.v. een heet gasapperaat wat over de planten heen gaat. Hierbij wordt zoveel gas gebruikt dat dit slechter voor het milieu is dat 10 bespuitingen (waarvan het middel al na 2 weken uit de grond is).

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