Bangladesh Organic Products Manufacturers Association

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Benefit of organic Print E-mail

Organic agriculture protects the health of people and the planet by reducing the overall exposure to toxic chemicals from synthetic pesticides that can end up in the ground, air, water and food supply, and that are associated with health consequences, from asthma to cancer. Because organic agriculture doesn’t use toxic and persistent pesticides, choosing organic products is an easy way to help protect yourself.

Organic growers use biological and cultural practices as their first line of defense against pests. Methods include crop rotation, the selection of resistant varieties, nutrient and water management, the provision of habitat for the natural enemies of pests, and release of beneficial organisms to protect crops from damage. The only pesticides that allowed in organic agricultural must be on an approved use, with restricted use.

 

 

 
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Merits of Organic Agriculture

Organically processed products do not contain hydrogenated fats and other additives whose negative health impacts are widely acknowledged. Organic plant-based food products generally contain higher amounts of anti-oxidants, vitamins, minerals, and other beneficial substances.