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
  • Crown Holdings' (CCK) CEO Tim Donahue on Q1 2018 Results
    As you can see in the release, we no longer report North America Food as a separate segment ... to happen and giving away trade secrets or business I may not make you fully happy but I’ll do my best. Certainly they are a much more broadly distributed ...
    04/19/2018 - 9:56 am | View Link
  • Four people in the pot trade (almost)
    Drive-Ins and Dives” on the Food Network. The show highlighted his decision to only hire non-violent drug felons like himself to work alongside him in the chicken joint. “I’m blessed and I’m thankful and I’m happy about what I’ve done for my ...
    04/19/2018 - 4:57 am | View Link
  • 'As if': 40 comedies from the past 40 years that changed the way we talk
    For one thing, Hollywood doesn't make many comedies anymore, and when it does, the movies don't necessarily get an audience big enough to shift our collective ... The cult classic invented neither the food fight nor the toga party, but it did supply ...
    04/18/2018 - 7:10 pm | View Link
  • The Pisgah Stage Race bike and gear guide
    I’m not a big fan of engineered food and I know from research and I story I wrote in ... most people have some body fat to shed. But overall, I was very happy with the equipment I chose and my experiences during five days of intense racing validated ...
    04/18/2018 - 6:55 pm | View Link
  • Guide: 5 San Francisco Family-Run Restaurants and How They Started
    For now though, the family is perfectly happy with Halu just the way it is ... They eventually would become part of the 331 Cortland food incubator program, where they would lay the foundation for what would become ICHI Sushi as we know it today.
    04/18/2018 - 9:32 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!
    04/15/2018 - 11:11 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!
    04/15/2018 - 12:12 am | View Website
  • Food Truck Fridays | Momma's Organic Market
    Enjoy rides on the barrel train and a free bounce house for the kids. (other activities depending on the night) Enjoy music by our awesome DJ while you eat your dinner under the stars!
    04/14/2018 - 11:51 pm | View Website
  • Organic Paws
    Organic Paws is a leading national wholesaler to the animal health and organic industry. Our customers include pet stores, health food stores, veterinarians, cat and dog groomers, breeders and more.
    04/14/2018 - 12:24 pm | 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.
    04/14/2018 - 6:33 am | View Website
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