Organic ~ What does that mean?

Let’s start by looking at how the U.S. Department of Agriculture defines Organic... On October 21, 2012 the USDA ruled that only foods certified as at least 95 percent organic…

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Is Organic Safer and Healthier?

If healthier means free from bacterial contamination and other harmful organisms, the answer is no. The USDA makes no claims that organic foods are safer to eat than conventional foods.…

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Organic ~ An Informed Choice

Here’s a rundown of the evidence on contamination levels for organic and conventional products in five categories - milk, produce, meat, eggs and fish - to help you decide whether…

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Organic ~ More Nutritious?

Is Organic Food More Nutritious? If you really want to stay healthy, you buy organic foods, right? But does an organic label—like the kind found on many fruits, vegetables, meats,…

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Organic Farming ~ A Brief History

Now that we have a basic understanding of organic labeling & guidelines, let’s tackle some of the other misconceptions regarding organic foods; but let’s first give a brief history of…

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Organic ~ Consumer Tips

Even if organic foods may not be as nutritional, tastier, safer or healthier; as many of us have grown accustomed to thinking, don't write them off just yet. They still…

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