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The organic food movement has been taking a beating as of late.
When Congress passed the newest farm bill extension at the beginning of this month, they cut from the legislation $22 million in funds for the National Organic Certification Cost-Share Program, along with several other subsidies to organic farmers. Under this program, you and I paid organic farmers to put a USDA sticker on their products, so we would know when we were buying organic food in the grocery store.
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