The Green attack on genetically improved crops is deeply unscientific and hurts the environment, the poor and everyone.
"Organic" farmers don’t want produce from indoor hydroponic agriculture to be certified as "organic," but competition, like fresh vegetables, is healthy.
Think you could tell the difference between organic, non-GMO food and McDonald’s? These students sure couldn’t! WATCH NOW
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits synthetic nitrogen fertilizer in organic production and encourages natural compost. But it does not test for un-composted feces. At least 140 people across eight states have now fallen ill after consuming hepatitis-A-infected certified-organic frozen berries and pomegranate seeds; 61 were still in hospitals in mid-July.
Are organic foods healthier and better for the environment? While many may believe so, such is not the contention of a provocative new book called The Truth About Organic Foods by Alex Avery of the Center for Global Food Issues.
While taste and quality may spur some consumers to purchase organic fruits and vegetables, it appears their benefits to the natural world are clearly less appealing.