Does The USDA Even Care About Its Organic Standard?

If it does, why is it allowing fake organic grain from who knows where to flood the US market?

What makes this even odder is that the Trump administration says that it wants more exports and fewer imports. Yet the USDA is allowing fake organic grains to make it harder and harder for US organic farmers to remain in business.

The fake organic grain appears to be largely certified by a Turkish outfit called ETKO. The Canadians and Europeans have already de-certified ETKO but our USDA cannot be bothered.

The whole story is in this article from our friends at The Alliance for Natural Health (, which generally covers healthcare as well as farm crony capitalism.