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Human toxicity

Referring to the human safety of a product or ingredient: the level at which the human body cannot expel a metabolized harmful substance.

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Organic

In regards to food (both plant and animal) and other agricultural products (such as cotton), a term describing the absence of pesticides, hormones, synthetic fertilizers and other toxic materials in cultivation. In some countries, “organic” has a legal definition. For example, in the USA, it is defined in the Organic Food Production Act of 1990 and refers to food and ...

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