Organic food is produced according to certain production standards. For crops, it means they were grown without the use of conventional pesticides, artificial fertilizers or sewage sludge, and that they were processed without ionizing radiation or food additives. For animals, it means they were reared without the routine use of antibiotics and without the use of growth hormones. Also, at all levels, organic food is produced without the use of genetically modified organisms.Increasingly, organic food production is legally regulated. Currently, the US, the European Union, Japan and many other countries require producers to obtain organic certification in order to market food as organic.
Organic materials are also available to a selective clientele requesting a natural alternative such as the organic dog bed. Mammoth manufactures an organic latex dog bed that uses an extract from the rubber tree. This produces the utmost in comfort and design for your loved dog and will not harbor any bacteria or fungus. It also lasts for the life of the dog and never flattens. A great alternative for the health conscious.