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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    Party Animal™ Organic Tom Cat Turkey Grain Free Canned Cat Food Made with Organic Turkey, Fruits, Vegetables + Vitamins & Minerals
    05/19/2017 - 12:36 pm | View Website
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    05/19/2017 - 5:40 am | View Website
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    05/19/2017 - 4:29 am | View Website
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  • 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!
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