Certified Organic USDA certification for Organic Haritaki

Certified Organic by the USDA

Our organic haritaki is certified by the USDA, and you can read the full document a the link here.

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Certificate number is OCI-5531-220510-H-NOP

Below is a scan of the certificate, I hope you can see it ok. Click on the link above to see the whole document. 



The organic food industry has grown significantly over the past few decades, from a niche market to a booming sector of the agricultural economy. As consumers demand greater transparency and more sustainable options when it comes to their food choices, understanding how organic foods are certified by the USDA can help us make informed decisions about what we put into our body. In this blog post, we’ll take you through an overview of the process that goes into assuring shoppers of high quality, organically produced food and provide some tips for sourcing ethically-mindful produce.

How haritaki is certified organic

USDA food is certified by a process called organic certification. This process is overseen by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). To be certified organic, a farm or food processing facility must meet certain standards, including:

  • Using organic practices, such as crop rotation and composting
  • Not using synthetic pesticides or fertilizers
  • Not using genetically modified organisms (GMOs)
  • Inspected by a USDA-accredited certifier

Once a farm or food processing facility is certified organic, they can use the USDA organic seal on their products. This seal assures consumers that the products are certified organic and meet the USDA's standards.

The USDA organic certification process is a rigorous one, but it is important to ensure that consumers have access to safe and healthy organic food.

Does organic food taste better?

There is no scientific evidence to support the claim that organic food tastes better than conventional food. However, some people believe that organic food tastes better because it is grown without the use of synthetic chemicals. These chemicals can alter the taste of food, so some people prefer to avoid them.

Ultimately, whether or not organic food tastes better is a matter of personal preference. Some people may find that organic food has a more intense flavor, while others may not be able to taste a difference.

What contiminants are found in non organic food?

Pesticides, herbicides, and heavy metals are the most common contaminants of non-organic food. Pesticides are used to kill pests, such as insects, rodents, and weeds. Herbicides are used to kill weeds. Heavy metals are naturally occurring elements that can be found in soil and water. They can also be released into the environment from industrial activities.

Pesticides, herbicides, and heavy metals can all pose a risk to human health. Pesticides can cause a variety of health problems, including cancer, birth defects, and neurological problems. Herbicides can cause cancer and reproductive problems. Heavy metals can cause cancer, neurological problems, and reproductive problems.

There are a few things you can do to reduce your exposure to contaminants in non-organic food:

  • Wash your fruits and vegetables thoroughly before eating them.
  • Peel fruits and vegetables before eating them, if possible.
  • Avoid processed foods, which are more likely to contain contaminants.
  • Buy organic food whenever possible.
  • If you can't afford to buy organic food, choose food that is grown locally. Locally grown food is less likely to have been treated with pesticides or herbicides.
  • Cook your food thoroughly. Cooking can help to destroy some contaminants.

It is important to note that even organic food can contain contaminants. However, the levels of contaminants in organic food are generally lower than the levels in non-organic food.

Does organic food contain more nutrients?

There is no definitive answer to this question as there is no scientific evidence to support the claim that organic food contains more nutrients than conventional food.

However, some studies have shown that organic fruits and vegetables may contain higher levels of certain nutrients, such as vitamin C, iron, magnesium, and phosphorus.

These studies are limited and more research is needed to determine if there is a significant difference in nutrient content between organic and conventional food.

Ultimately, whether or not organic food contains more nutrients is a matter of personal preference