Shayna over at Food, Farms, and Famine posted about what the label “organic” means. The specific wording, and where on the package the statement is placed, is an indication of just how “organic” the product might be,

This video also discusses the meaning of various organic labels (put after the jump because it starts playing automatically):

If you’re interested in food issues, check out the Food, Farms, and Famine site–you can find everything from a discussion of the newest wonder-food, the acai berry, to a link to a history of food labeling. [Full disclosure: I know the students’ professor, the ever-fabulous Abby K.]

Also: an eco-labeling website, ownership of organic brands, and what does “organic” look like?

Gwen Sharp is an associate professor of sociology at Nevada State College. You can follow her on Twitter at @gwensharpnv.