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
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    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
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    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
  • 10 Most Lifetime-Gasmic Moments in 'A Deadly Adoption' June 22, 2015 - Rolling Stone
    ... we're going to be very happy." What could ... "Just to warn you, I'm one of those organic food people. ... for a Lifetime psycho not to give ...
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  • Big Read: Gulu Rises -
    ... northeast corner of the big, lumpy ... landing with no money for food and ... day—Okello recalls the organic way ... memory in his bank ...
    07/5/2015 - 8:18 am | View Link
  • F-U-N-D-E-D: Startups for seniors raise cash to give grandpa options ... -
    350 communities for amenities such as whether they have spas, outdoor spaces, happy hours or organic food). ... "This is a big market." And one of
    07/3/2015 - 9:03 am | View Link
  • Bring Out Your Dead - Eugene Weekly
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  • Walmart Brings Convenience, Affordable Grocery Options and New Jobs ... - Bloomberg
    ... leading brand names, including organic ... 35.2 million pounds of food, in fiscal ... A Big Family Welcome Walmart is happy to be part of the ...
    07/2/2015 - 5:47 am | View Link
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  • Food: Where to satisfy your B.C. cravings
    Now you might be thinking 'Overpriced juice, no thank you,' but you'd be selling Happy Planet short. To put it simply, Happy Planet drinks are delicious. Not only do they make great, fresh-tasting smoothies and juices, they also only use organic products.
    07/29/2015 - 8:19 am | View Link
  • Why your kid's inflight meal might be tastier than yours
    As any parent knows, a hungry kid is not a happy one. And nobody wants to see a hangry child have a meltdown 30,000 feet in the air. No surprise then that the research and development of inflight products for children is big business -- and that includes food.
    07/28/2015 - 3:53 pm | View Link
  • Organic food” and the Chronicle: A constipated history
    The first mention of organic food had little to do with physical health. Instead, it was framed as anti-constipation beauty advice, because God forbid you’re not looking your best at all times when you’re trying to keep your husband happy. The article ...
    07/28/2015 - 3:23 am | View Link
  • Now THIS is how to get kids to eat their veggies! Creative mum creates incredible food art of cartoon characters to convince fussy kids to finish their dinner
    ‘I’ve always been a big advocate for healthy and organic food.’ Mrs Mohmedi started the ... But while Jacob looks forward to a different character each day, he is still happy to eat normal food. ‘He’s so excited for that food art meal, but ...
    07/27/2015 - 3:33 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 ...
    01/27/2015 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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  • Food news, articles and information:
    Amazing food abundance in Texas... Health Ranger harvests pears, grapes, apples and more... all grown with zero pesticides or herbicides... a genuine food Mecca!
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    Top Rated Spirulina Powder (1 Pound): California Grown, Non-GMO, Unrivaled Taste, 100% Made in USA, Completely Raw & Vegan Friendly By Maju Superfoods
    07/26/2015 - 9:00 am | View Website
  • Shop for Local and Organic Groceries is your healthy online grocery, providing local, organic, and natural foods, recipes and meal plans to families in Charlottesville, Richmond ...
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    We're your best source for discount vitamins, supplements, health foods, and more. Prices up to 50% off retail! Shop our selection of over 40,000 items.
    07/26/2015 - 2:04 am | 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 ...
    07/26/2015 - 12:17 am | View Website
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