#8. “Natural” doesn’t mean “organic”
There are lots of bureaucratic hoops to jump through in order to be certified as organic. The USDA requires the following: No synthetic fertilizers, synthetic growth and breeding hormones, antibiotics, and GMOs; any pesticides used must be natural in order to be officially certified.
“Natural” foods don’t have to undergo anywhere near the same scrutiny. So if you’re looking at a label and it says “natural” just remember that that doesn’t mean organic.