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.

Sections:  living   
Topics:  consumers   food   organic food   
  • UN Says Eating Insects Will Solve World Hunger, Global Warming, Pollution, and Create JobsUN Says Eating Insects Will Solve World Hunger, Global Warming, Pollution, and Create Jobs
    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
  • Cost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a weekCost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a week
    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
  • Retail Tipsheet: New owner at Bellingham's The Comics Place [The ... - Bloomberg
    ... kept the regular readers happy but are ... farmers and incorporating the food they ... a new restaurant at the former Big Fat ... Coffee ...
    02/6/2016 - 4:32 am | View Link
  • Young doctors in love - Adelaide Now
    Young doctors in love - Daily Telegraph Australia
    02/6/2016 - 4:06 am | View Link
  • How to Beat Jetlag and Travel Healthier - Yahoo! News
    How to Beat Jetlag and Travel Healthier - Huffington Post
    02/5/2016 - 5:55 am | View Link
  • Inside YJ’s YTT: 7 Self-Care Tips for Success in Teacher Training - Yoga Journal
    Guinness World Record attempt for largest yoga wave sequence - Gulf News
    02/4/2016 - 4:05 am | View Link
  • All-Natural Remedies for Common Aches + Pains - Yoga Journal
    ... along the sides of the big toe—from ... reports the Journal of Food Science. ... two spritzes of organic distilled ... See also Get Happy ...
    02/3/2016 - 3:20 pm | View Link
  • Recently reviewed restaurants: 2-4 -
    Piada Italian Street Food, 3330 W ... 4514 Monroe St.,  is happy to ... St., brings a taste of the Big Apple ... by using fresh and organic ...
    02/3/2016 - 2:09 pm | View Link
  • J'khand makes slow but steady switch to organic farming - Times of India
    Bihar has taken up the mission of organic farming in a big way. ... Jharkhand has to ensure food security ... more than a decade and was happy ...
    02/3/2016 - 11:29 am | View Link
  • More
  • Cafe brings organic food, house-baked pastries to Northridge
    Waiter Carlon Assells, 26, has been working at Humble Bee for about two years and said it is the family that keeps him a happy employee ... Knowing where the food comes from and what has been put into it is a big concern for a lot of Humble Bee customers ...
    02/10/2016 - 10:14 am | View Link
  • Organic route to success
    Samro Ugen Paljor, 37-year-old farmer from Heegyathang village in North Sikkim, is a happy man. He is content that his efforts are bearing fruit and he is reaping rich dividends. Paljor owns about four hectares in the hilly region and cultivates big ...
    01/30/2016 - 4:58 am | View Link
  • Would Shoppers Be Happy If They Know Organic Trade Groups Use Member Fees For Hate Speech?
    Organic food has managed to wrap itself in both a health and ethical ... But while organic shoppers and some farmers can just gaze at the end result and be happy, science and health media has to witness the dark money underbelly of how organic groups ...
    11/6/2015 - 5:13 am | View Link
  • Bhutan Pledges to go 100% Organic
    we’re happy to report on the story of Bhutan, the first country to pledge to go fully organic by the year 2020. This is a big deal for those passionate about organic foods and has the potential to make a big impact on food and farming policy around the ...
    10/14/2015 - 11:04 pm | View Link
  • UNPOPULAR OPINION: The Organic Food Movement Is an Insufferable Waste of Money
    I grew up in the 1980s, the decade of big hair and bigger shoulder pads. In short, a time when excess and indulgence were still cool. That being said, indulge me. Here goes: I hate the whole organic food movement ... diet if they are happy.
    01/29/2015 - 9:18 am | View Link
  • Organic family farms are likely to suffer from Wal-Mart's foray into organic food industry
    Now, the big box giant is back at it, preparing to introduce a new line of organic products that the company promises will "drive down organic food prices," marketing them as 25 percent cheaper than the organic food currently on shelves. This time ...
    08/5/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Organic food’s dirty secret: What the “seductive” label fails to tell you
    The third of three really big problems with the certification process is that so much food now is in the globalized food chain ... And if they’re open and happy to talk with you about it then I would suggest that should give you a certain feeling ...
    07/18/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Organic Food and Natural Products at Discounted Prices ...
    Buy your natural and organic products at offers a wide selection of budget-friendly, Earth-friendly food
    02/13/2016 - 3:17 am | View Website
  • Organic Food for Baby, Tot and Kids | Happy Family Brands
    Owned and Operated by Moms, Happy Family Brands Provide Premium Organic and Healthy Foods to Baby, Tots, and Kids for Optimal Nutrition.
    02/12/2016 - 10:52 pm | View Website
  • My Organic Food Club
    Florida's #1 Organic Food Store & Organic Produce Delivery - Eggs, Bread, Meat & Fish. Save over 30% on USDA Organic Supermarket prices with Free Delivery!
    02/12/2016 - 5:30 pm | View Website
  • Organic Food Database
    Information on organic food, organic farms, organic restaurants, community supported agriculture and stores.
    02/12/2016 - 1:12 pm | View Website
  • Big-O Organic Eggs | Food Renegade
    Industrialized agriculture is no stranger to organic food. Sadly, organic standards in egg production do little to produce a nutrient-dense egg from an authentically ...
    02/11/2016 - 2:54 pm | View Website
  • Party Animal Pet Food | Organic and Original
    Party Animal™ Organic Cuddly Chicken Grain Free Canned Cat Food Made with Organic Chicken, Fruits, Vegetables + Vitamins & Minerals
    02/11/2016 - 1:28 pm | View Website
  • Delivery for the Foodie | Happy Pig Organic Farm
    Happy Pig Farm’s organic grocery service is exceptional! I have found Paul and Marlene very flexible regarding grocery bag content as well as case size ordering.
    02/11/2016 - 7:30 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More Living News