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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    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
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  • Trick-or-treater donates candy to less fortunate - Sudbury Star
    ... people, and to donate some food. ... eats only vegan, organic fare. ... and I think she likes the happy aspect of ... • Avoid costumes ...
    10/31/2014 - 12:42 pm | View Link
  • Bakery already missed - Cochrane Times
    ... away.  After baking organic bread ... a few years.” “I’m happy and ... years in Cochrane, it is a big part ... little German culture ...
    10/30/2014 - 9:42 am | View Link
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    Halloween 2014: Dentists' Candy Buyback Program Gets Treats 'Off The ... - Atlanta Journal And Constitution
    10/30/2014 - 8:54 am | View Link
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    ... rev into high gear , as Big Pharma ... – the ones in our food supply. ... We have pills to make us happy, pills ... with permission ...
    10/29/2014 - 2:01 pm | View Link
  • Letter from London, November 2014 - Antiques Digest
    ... will, however, have their big day in ... Sir Charles Isham’s The Food that ... advocate of vegetarianism and organic ... Falkiner, I am ...
    10/29/2014 - 1:50 pm | View Link
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    The leading grocery store for organic food may have to adjust its strategy as big-box retailers enter the market ... This would normally be a happy occasion, but the problem is my parents. They ruined my whole first pregnancy. They were angry from ...
    10/25/2014 - 11:41 pm | View Link
  • USDA shells out for local, organic
    By and large, critics of the dominant industrial food system seem happy that “sustainable” agriculture is ... paltry 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 ...
    09/29/2014 - 10:42 am | View Link
  • Small organic companies become big food brands
    WASHINGTON -- A field of vegetables glistening in the sun, happy cows grazing in green pastures and pure ... the auction block and could be sold to Campbell Soup Co., the same big food company that bought the all-natural baby food brand Plum Organics ...
    09/24/2014 - 5:37 am | View Link
  • Big Ag corporations trying to blur the lines between organic and GMOs
    Where's the happy medium? There might not be one anymore. You better check. Stick to organic and local. That's your best bet. Don't gamble with your health over "blurred lines" when it comes to food, drink and personal care products. Remember, trust the ...
    07/19/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Organic food’s dirty secret: What the “seductive” label fails to tell you
    A 2012 New York Times article caused a lot of controversy by claiming that Big Food had come in and drained all meaning from the organic label ... And if they’re open and happy to talk with you about it then I would suggest that should give you a ...
    07/19/2014 - 7:00 am | View Link
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  • Natural & Organic: Grocery & Gourmet Food
    Online shopping for Natural & Organic from a great selection at Grocery & Gourmet Food Store.
    10/30/2014 - 5:53 pm | View Website
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    Online shopping from a great selection at Grocery & Gourmet Food Store.
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    Petco offers a variety of pet supplies and pet food. Shop online now for your pet products.
    10/30/2014 - 7:45 am | View Website
  • Find natural food stores and health food stores including ...
    Find natural food stores and health food stores including online health food stores for health food. Visit natural health food stores, food coops and organic health ...
    10/30/2014 - 3:13 am | View Website
  • Natural Balance Pet Foods
    Dick Van Patten's Natural Balance Pet Foods, a subsidiary of Big Heart Pet Brands, is an American commercial natural pet food manufacturer with its headquarters ...
    10/29/2014 - 10:05 pm | View Website
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