USDA Certified Organic. Allium sativum. Non-Irradiated. Even the earliest cooks and healers considered garlic powerful and indispensable but when it was introduced in the United States in the 1700s garlic was slow to catch on. Today however the average American consumes over 2 1/2 pounds of garlic annually. It's compatible with virtually every savory food and is available in a number of convenient dried forms.