Gerber has expanded its line of USDA certified organic baby foods to include baby cereal, juice, mini fruits and Gerber's line of 1st Foods, 2nd Foods and 3rd Foods designed to offer healthy foods for every stage in your baby's life.
The manufacturer largely defines the term "natural" as a marketing tool, and USDA requirements are far less stringent, requiring only minimal processing and no artificial ingredients or preservatives added after slaughter.
Its flame resistance is so well documented that the USDA reports the military is using wool uniforms and other items to protect U.S. service men and women as well as researching its flame resistance for use in new ways.
Late 1970's: USDA adds fifth category to the guidelines called fat, sweets and alcohol beverages in response to the increased incidence of stroke, heart disease, and other diseases noted among the American population.
Before a product can be labeled 'organic,' a government-approved certifier inspects the farm where the food is grown to make sure the farmer is following all the rules necessary to meet USDA organic standards."