This is a concern of mine. I'm going to look into just how we here in the US can know that what we are buying is truly organic.
Google Groups : misc.consumers
"Britain's organic food revolution was facing its first serious test
last night after an Observer investigation revealed disturbing levels
of fraud within the industry.
Farmers, retailers and food inspectors have disclosed a catalogue of
malpractice, including producers falsely passing off food as organic
and retailers failing to gain accreditation from independent
inspectors. The findings raise concerns that consumers paying high
premiums for organic food are being ripped off. "