Proposed law would close Ontario's organics labelling loophole - Ottawa - CBC News

By CBC News Ottawa, October 20, 2017

An NDP private member's bill aims to help consumers get the real deal when shopping for organic products.

Right now in Ontario, any food both produced and sold inside the province can legally be labelled "organic" without any kind of certification to back up the claim.

That's not the case for foods brought in from other provinces or countries. For those foods, federal rules apply, rules which disallow the use of the term unless the label also contains the name of the certification body.

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