This Video Shows Exactly How Eating Organic Affects Pesticide Levels in Our Bodies

This Video Shows Exactly How Eating Organic Affects Pesticide Levels in Our …Yahoo Health There’s a growing interest in eating organic, especially among parents concerned for the health of their family. But you might be wondering if, compared a diet of conventional foods, choosing organic packs anything more than negligible benefits.  Brought to you by […]

Swedes show how eating organic eliminates a family’s pesticide load – Treehugger

Swedes show how eating organic eliminates a family’s pesticide loadTreehugger The Swedish Environmental Research Institute (IVL) was commissioned by Coop, Sweden’s largest grocery store cooperative, to find out whether switching to an all-organic diet could reduce the level of pesticides found in people’s bodies. IVL found a …See How Quickly Eating Organic Can Rid Your Body […]

How the government allows chemicals in USDA organic food –

Genetic Literacy Project How the government allows chemicals in “organic” foodTimes Herald-Record You might think the USDA “organic” label is reserved for foods produced without any man-made chemicals. But under government rules, “organic” food may be grown or processed with the aid of scores of synthetic substances, as long as those chemicals …USDA’s Organic Leadership Being […]

Pesticides in produce: best bang for your buck when buying organic

Ever wonder how much pesticide residue is in your favorite fruits and vegetables? The “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean Fifteen” lists can help answer that. Brought to you by Yahoo! News. Read the rest of the article here

Eating Organic Produce Exposes You to Fewer Pesticides, Study Says

It might seem obvious, but there hasn’t been a great deal of science to prove it—until now Brought to you by Yahoo! News. Read the rest of the article here

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

Showdown looms as California eyes pesticides

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With organic food growers reporting double-digit growth in U.S. sales each year, producers are challenging a proposed California pest-management program they say enshrines a pesticide-heavy approach for decades to come, including compulsory spraying of organic crops at the state’s discretion. Brought to you by Yahoo! News. Read the rest of […]

Growing organic food industry rips California’s pest-management program as threat to business

SAN FRANCISCO — With organic food growers reporting double-digit growth in U.S. sales each year, producers are challenging a proposed California pest-management program they say enshrines a pesticide-heavy approach for decades to come, including compulsory spraying of organic crops at the state’s discretion. Brought to you by Yahoo! News. Read the rest of the article […]

Organic Food: Residues and Contaminants

  As a food producer you demand high quality standards to ensure your consumers can trust your brand. Brought to you by Yahoo! News. Read the rest of the article here

Study Published in British Journal of Nutrition Indicates That a Lack of Pesticides is a Key Reason Organic Food May …

  Chino Valley Ranchers Comments on Studies Looking at Why Organic Food May Be a Healthier Choice (PRWeb September 24, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12195190.htm Brought to you by Yahoo! News. Read the rest of the article here

Edible Natural Pesticide Discovered In Montana?

by Jeremy Fitzgerald Funny things happen on the way to the fair. Specifically, the Gallatin Valley Fair, held every summer in Bozeman, Montana. Actually, the fair is a perfect venue for families and community to gather over cotton candy, carnival rides, livestock displays and 4-H entries, while perusing the wares and crafts offered by the […]

Pesticide residue found on nearly half of organic produce

Nearly half the organic fresh fruits and vegetables tested across Canada in the past two years contained pesticide residue, according to a CBC News analysis of data supplied by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Brought to you by Yahoo! News. Read the rest of the article here