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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  • UN 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
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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 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 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
  • The Trump administration is scuttling a rule that would save people from dying of carbon monoxide poisoning
    The job has fallen to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, which, with its $126 million budget and 520 employees, oversees almost every product Americans use in their home, office, or out in the yard, save for food, drugs, and cars. The CPSC ...
    12/8/2017 - 3:27 am | View Link
  • This week in odd news: Dino mash, big avocado, elf returns
    BIG AS MY HEAD': HAWAII WOMAN SEEKS RECORD FOR HUGE AVOCADO ... and visited him a few more times to bring food and water. She and her boyfriend created the online fundraiser page as a thank you and to try to help him get back on his feet.
    12/8/2017 - 1:38 am | View Link
  • United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) Q1 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
    We believe we are uniquely positioned and, in the nexus of robust industry activity and interest in better-for-you food products and services across ... the acceleration was coming from -- we were very happy to see it -- but we really didn't know if ...
    12/7/2017 - 4:29 pm | View Link
  • The Third Coming of the Jesus Lizard
    It was a pretty big jump from Austin, and the sheer scale of the city was ... SIMS There was a culture shock. The climate, the food, the architecture. I'd only ever lived in Austin and Atlanta and had been outside the south for the first time three years ...
    12/7/2017 - 11:41 am | View Link
  • Newport Manners & Etiquette: When Harry Met Meghan, Best Secret Santa Gifts & A Son with Three Dads
    Harry's two big charities are HIV/AIDS awareness and youth crime ... If your step-son is sporting a smile, genuinely warm and happy to see you, try the less intimate half-hug (where you reach one arm around his shoulders, rather than both arms -- as ...
    12/5/2017 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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  • Happy Family
    Owned and Operated by Moms, Happy Family Brands Provide Premium Organic and Healthy Foods to Baby, Tots, and Kids for Optimal Nutrition.
    12/4/2017 - 7:18 am | View Website
  • Happy Baby Organic Food
    Happy Baby Organic Food. ... Happy Tot® Super Foods Organic Puffed Ancient Grain ... Items sold by that are marked eligible on the product and checkout ...
    12/1/2017 - 9:52 am | View Website
  • Big Happy's Farms in Mesa, Arizona
    Address and contact information for Big Happy's Farms in Mesa, Arizona
    11/26/2017 - 5:50 pm | View Website
  • Organic Food Makes Mom Healthy & Happy
    People get confused about organic food, and no wonder - but organic food keeps the family and the planet healthy and happy.
    11/22/2017 - 1:44 pm | View Website
  • Food | Happy Pig Organic Farm
    Shop from our Food for home delivery from Happy Pig Organic Farm
    11/18/2017 - 2:04 pm | View Website
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