Whole Foods Market
Whole Foods Market In Whitefish, MT
The importance of eating healthy food that is grown without pesticides, herbicides or growth hormones is becoming more and more known throughout the agricultural and consumer industry. Places like Whole Foods Market are leading the way in providing food that brings us back to healthy living and feeling young again.
Whitefish Family Doctor is a family medical clinic in Whitefish, just north of Whole Foods Market on Rock Rd in Whitefish, MT.
We support Whole Foods Market and it’s core values, including its unique programs like the Whole Kids Foundation.
Whole Foods Whitefish Location
What Does Organic Mean?
All organic products begin as crops grown without toxic and persistent pesticides which can end up in soil and water, as well as in your food. Since 2002, all organic food products sold in the U.S. are required to meet strict USDA Organic standards.
Organic Standards in Brief
– No toxic or persistent pesticides or herbicides
– No sewer sludge or synthetic fertilizers
– No GMOs (genetically modified organisms)
– No antibiotics
– No synthetic growth hormones
– No irradiation
Organic Meat, Eggs and Dairy Products
Meat, eggs and dairy products with the organic label must come from animals fed organic – which also means non-GMO – feed, given fresh air and outdoor access and raised without antibiotics or added growth hormones*.
*Federal regulations prohibit the use of hormones in raising pork, poultry, goats, veal and bison. Organic standards prohibit hormones in raising beef and lamb as well.