ingredient information
Safflower Oil Organic
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An oil, made from the seeds of safflowers, which is clear and mostly flavorless. It is high in polyunsaturated fats and is a popular oil to use in salad dressings, because it does not solidify when chilled. It also has a high smoke point, making it good for deep-fat frying. Safflower oil is nutritionaly valued because of its Omega-3 content, which has been shown to have positive health effects. (Reprint:http://www.hormel.com/kitchen/glossary.asp?id=34228&catitemid=) Organic food is produced by farmers who emphasize the use of renewable resources and the conservation of soil and water to enhance environmental quality for future generations. Organic meat, poultry, eggs, and dairy products come from animals that are given no antibiotics or growth hormones. Organic food is produced without using most conventional pesticides; fertilizers made with synthetic ingredients or sewage sludge; bioengineering; or ionizing radiation. Before a product can be labeled "organic," a Government-approved certifier inspects the farm where the food is grown to make sure the farmer is following all the rules necessary to meet USDA organic standards. Companies that handle or process organic food before it gets to your local supermarket or restaurant must be certified,