Organic foods claimed nutritional benefits rest on shaky anti-oxidant study – Genetic Literacy Project

  Organic foods claimed nutritional benefits rest on shaky anti-oxidant studyGenetic Literacy Project I spent over a decade of buying little else than organic food. During that whole time, I never justified my choice by claiming that non-organic vegetables were less nutritious or somehow less healthful. (I just thought that the environment was better …  […]

Organic Center to celebrate science and politics of food and farming

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — More than 500 organic stakeholders will feast on an all organic dinner created by a celebrity chef, listen to a thought-provoking discussion of food politics from a nationally respected sustainable food advocate, hear updates on the latest organic research, participate in science-focused social media festivities, and, for good measure, […]

Pro-organic groups want proper systems to protect consumers

With reports of pesticide residues found in ‘organic’ food hitting the headlines last month, the pro-organic groups have asked farmers to move towards non-pesticide management and organic farming in the real sense. Brought to you by Yahoo! News. Read the rest of the article here

Why Whole Foods Isn’t Worried About Rivals Selling More Organic Food

  NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Grocer Whole Foods has one message for rivals such as Target , Walmart and Kroger that are trying to sell more organic food to customers in 2015: Bring it on. While its competitors have rapidly increased their sales and offerings of organic foods in the last year, Whole Foods co-CEO […]

Research and Markets: Canada Natural and Organic Foods and Beverages Market Report: 2014 Edition

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Natural and Organic Foods and Beverages in Canada” report to Brought to you by Yahoo! News. Read the rest of the article here

Can a Major Corporation be Simply Organic?

Frito-Lay Simply Tostitos (Review) by Jeremy Fitzgerald     Today I was sitting at a friend’s coffee table and noticed a bag of chips.  Of course, this was no big deal, I eat healthy, I eat organic, I’m not gonna snack on chips.  But I noticed a small label on the back: Certified Organic by […]

How to Eat Organic Without Breaking the Bank

Buying organic groceries can be expensive — but there are ways to make it less so. Here’s how to save money while eating organic food. Brought to you by Yahoo! News. Read the rest of the article here

UF-IFAS study: Some consumers confuse ‘local’ with ‘organic’ food

With more people buying local and organic food, consumers should know the difference between the two so they recognize what they’re buying, but nearly one in five still confuse the terms, a University of Florida researcher says. Brought to you by Yahoo! News. Read the rest of the article here

Organic foods: Are they safer? More nutritious?

Discover the real difference between organic foods and their traditionally grown counterparts when it comes to nutrition, safety and price. By Mayo Clinic Staff Once found only in health food stores, organic food is now a regular feature at most supermarkets. And that’s created a bit of a dilemma in the produce aisle. On one […]

12 Dates for the Foodie

If you are a foodie, or are dating or married to a foodie, try one or all of these twelve dates to keep your romance sizzling! 1. Visit a local farmers’ market. Think farmers’ markets are only a summer and fall excursion? Think again. Many cities also have a winter market. Winter farmers’ markets typically […]

Eating organic foods does nothing to reduce the cancer risk among women, says new study

According to the Million Women study at Oxford University, which looked at 600,000 women over nine years, eating organic food does not cut the risk of cancer. Brought to you by Yahoo! News. Read the rest of the article here