Organic Food: The Big Happy Lie

Organic Food: The Big Happy Lie

While many consumers prefer organic products, the cost, resources, and lower yields are such that scaling organic production is highly problematic, if not impossible.

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    The latest weapon in the U.N.'s fight against hunger, global warming and pollution might be flying by you right now. Edible insects are being promoted as a low-fat, high-protein food for people, pets and livestock. According to the U.N., they come with appetizing side benefits: Reducing greenhouse gas emissions and livestock pollution, creating jobs in developing countries and feeding the millions of hungry people in the world. More
  • Whole Foods mixes up chicken, vegan salads
    Whole Foods Market Inc. said Thursday that labels on a chicken salad and those on a vegan version of the salad were reversed at some of its cold food bars in the Northeast. More
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    Latest statistics give a range of prices for feeding a family of four a healthy diet. The cost of feeding a family of four a healthy diet can run $146 to $289 a week, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. More
  • Baby food shortage in Europe due to China demandBaby food shortage in Europe due to China demand
    Yong-Hee Kim still can't believe that in a prosperous country like Germany, powdered baby formula would ever be rationed and that she would have to scour shops in the German capital to find the right brand for her 13-month-old son. More
  • Consumers' shift to older iPhones raises concerns on Wall StreetConsumers' shift to older iPhones raises concerns on Wall Street
    So many consumers are opting to buy older iPhone models that some analysts wonder whether Apple has lost its ability to create new versions that dazzle. How strange to think that Vicki Macchiavello's decision to buy an iPhone after years of using a BlackBerry could be bad news for Apple. More
  • Is wellness the new status symbol? - Canberra Times
    Is wellness the new status symbol? - Brisbane Times
    01/22/2015 - 10:35 am | View Link
  • Travel special: Pet-friendly holiday destinations - Mid Day
    ... who are a part of the big Della ... food. The owners aim to introduce people to a lifestyle that is organic ... and soul together in a happy ...
    01/22/2015 - 4:01 am | View Link
  • SIdelines notebook: Rightnowar sets Genoa scoring record -
    1,000 points in her career in a big way. ... run at 120. “I’m happy with my ... Gone is the junk food and sweets in favor of organic foods.
    01/21/2015 - 1:25 pm | View Link
  • Hippie science is easy, and wrong - Sooke News Mirror
    Hippie science is easy, and wrong - Burnaby News Leader
    01/21/2015 - 11:54 am | View Link
  • Local Owners Aspire to Introduce Squirrely's as Louisville's Newest ... -
    NON-GMO and predominately organic. The origin of where the food comes ... I know gluten free is a big craze at ... I am so incredibly happy and
    01/21/2015 - 11:47 am | View Link
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  • Public authorities to lead the way in promoting organic products
    “There’s a big effect when we set requirements for organic and healthy food. Therefore I’m happy that with the action plan we are now raising the bar for organic farming considerably.”
    01/31/2015 - 5:55 am | View Link
  • UNPOPULAR OPINION: The Organic Food Movement Is an Insufferable Waste of Money
    Here goes: I hate the whole organic food movement ... Ask any person on a diet if they are happy. But at least on a diet there are cheat days. The comforting lethargy that follows a big dish of processed macaroni and cheese (made with the little envelope ...
    01/28/2015 - 2:11 pm | View Link
  • New organic market on Saadiyat is a big hit
    ABU DHABI The recently-opened Ripe Food and Craft ... Saturday, the market also offers handicrafts, jewellery, clothing, handbags, clutches, toys, and even gourmet popcorns, almond tarts, olives and compressed organic juice. “I am happy that we finally ...
    11/26/2014 - 2:23 am | View Link
  • USDA shells out for local, organic
    By and large, critics of the dominant industrial food system seem happy that “sustainable” agriculture ... compare to the massive subsidies that are still going to big ag. Demand for organic and locally grown foods is rising at a fast clip, but those ...
    09/29/2014 - 11:42 am | View Link
  • Small organic companies become big food brands
    (Getty Images) WASHINGTON — A field of vegetables glistening in the sun, happy cows grazing in green pastures and ... auction block and could be sold to Campbell Soup Co., the same big food company that bought the all-natural baby food brand Plum ...
    09/23/2014 - 7:25 pm | View Link
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  • PCC Natural Markets | Greater Seattle's natural, organic ...
    PCC Natural Markets is a certified organic grocery store & Seattle Washington co-op, specializing in natural food, organic produce & natural meat. Our PCC Cooks ...
    02/1/2015 - 8:21 am | View Website
  • Organic food delivery. Organic vegetable boxes, fruit ...
    Organic vegetables, seasonal fruit & veg boxes, organic meat and more, from award winning organic food delivery company Abel & Cole.
    01/31/2015 - 10:13 pm | View Website
  • Whole Foods Market
    Are you hungry for better? When it comes to what we put in and on our bodies, Whole Foods Market® believes the full story of those products is important as we make ...
    01/31/2015 - 9:08 pm | View Website
  • Vegetarian Restaurants, Vegan Restaurant, Natural Health ...
    Free online vegetarian restaurant guide, sorted by country and region, providing vegetarian and vegan restaurant dining and health food store locations.
    01/31/2015 - 8:11 pm | View Website
    35,000+ top-rated healthy products; with discount shipping, incredible values and customer rewards.
    01/31/2015 - 4:50 pm | View Website
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