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
  • Weekend events for Lane County and beyond, Feb. 24-25
    Resident food trucks feature bacon-themed eats ... Free; Library events for the NEA Big Read include Kalapuya Cuisine at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24. Free; Local organists present a Lenten Organ Recital Series at ...
    02/24/2018 - 8:12 am | View Link
  • Cinemark Holdings (CNK) CEO Mark Zoradi on Q4 2017 Results
    Enhanced food and beverage offerings also continue to score big points with our consumers ... and was there any benefit in the quarter from the initial rollout of tax on top? Sure. Happy to do so. I would say the biggest driver of the increase is really ...
    02/24/2018 - 7:59 am | View Link
  • Collectors Showcase: A massive trove of Scooby-Doo treasures
    Some collectors like to assemble these big eclectic displays of various franchises and interests ... Surrounding yourself with the things that make you happy; that bring back good memories; that create a warm feeling of comfort in your body.
    02/24/2018 - 4:13 am | View Link
  • Eat Play Love
    Denica’s Real Food Kitchen Cookie samples keep kids’ hunger in check ... Dublin, Hap Magee Ranch Park Big wooden play structures, with separate areas for older and younger children, are the stars of this park—as well as an elaborate ...
    02/23/2018 - 10:20 am | View Link
  • Queer Eye’s Antoni Porowski Goes Deep on A Little Life
    He hosted a big viewing party with 40 family members and they all watched it. He had no idea before he watched it what it was about! He had no clue. But he loves it when I talk about food, and he’s always loved when I talk about food. I think he’s proud.
    02/23/2018 - 8:08 am | View Link
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  • Big-O Organic Eggs | Food Renegade
    Industrialized agriculture is no stranger to organic food. ... an authentically happy hen. Industrial organic egg producers take ... how Big-O Organic industrialized ...
    02/23/2018 - 4:26 pm | View Website
  • Happy Family
    Owned and Operated by Moms, Happy Family Brands Provide Premium Organic and Healthy Foods to Baby, Tots, and Kids for Optimal Nutrition.
    02/18/2018 - 4:11 pm | View Website
  • Happy Belly
    Real Food. HAPPY BELLY KITCHEN. ... and organic foods. We are the only Restaraunt and Food Truck in the world with a Big Green Egg inside our kitchens.
    02/18/2018 - 2:16 pm | View Website
  • Vegan & Vegetarian Restaurants in North America
    Guide to vegan and vegetarian restaurants in North America and a directory of natural health food stores.
    02/16/2018 - 5:32 pm | View Website
  • Big Happy's Farms in Mesa, Arizona
    Address and contact information for Big Happy's Farms in Mesa, Arizona
    01/13/2018 - 8:47 am | View Website
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