What's the difference between "natural" and "organic"? Some nationally recognized organic food companies that have built their reputation in the organic industry are now selling new lines of natural (not organic) products. What exactly do these natural labels mean in terms of USDA and FDA regulation and oversight? Most natural claims are unregulated and untested, and the minimal regulations that do exist are vague and nearly impossible to enforce.
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