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
  • Cost 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 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
  • Campbell's New Organic, Non-GMO Soups Are The Latest Big Label Addition To Healthy Eating Choices
    Campbell's is officially joining the fresh soups trend — and in a big way. C-fresh ... yet for a wider spread release, we're happy to see this innovative line of clean label, non-GMO soups coming from a massive food industry player.
    12/1/2016 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Organic Soul Food Cooking with Alice and Caroline Randall
    “It’s time to claim healthy food as our food.” That was the recurring theme during “Organic Soul Food Cooking and Conversation” with Alice and Caroline Randall ... “Food literacy is a big part of what we do,” says Caroline.
    03/14/2016 - 4:43 am | View Link
  • Teaching Kids about Organic Food
    My toddler doesn’t have the words to describe how his body feels after eating organic (like his favorite Sprout® Organic food) but I can tell and so can his big brothers ... Beautiful packaging + yummy food = happy toddler. I hope you found this ...
    10/29/2015 - 1:00 pm | 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
  • The Organic Food Movement Is an Insufferably Classist 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 - 9:03 am | View Link
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  • Organic Food Online | Buy Healthy Food Online at Vitacost
    At Vitacost, we make it easy to buy organic food online. We have lots of healthy foods to choose from for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or snack time. Shop now!
    06/20/2017 - 3:01 am | View Website
  • Big producers like General Mills, Organic Valley get ...
    Business 399095311 With demand outpacing supply of organic food, big producers like General Mills and Organic Valley get creative
    06/19/2017 - 6:11 pm | View Website
  • Organic Hydroponics
    Organic Hydroponics Food is healthy, just like organically grown food, under the right circumstances. What about Organic Hydroponics using growing soil?
    06/19/2017 - 8:45 am | 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!
    06/18/2017 - 10:16 pm | View Website
  • Party Animal Pet Food | Organic and Original
    Party Animal™ Organic Tom Cat Turkey Grain Free Canned Cat Food Made with Organic Turkey, Fruits, Vegetables + Vitamins & Minerals
    06/18/2017 - 9:11 pm | View Website
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