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There's so much fuss about organic foods. The questions beg: what is organic... and why should you and I go organic?
In general, any food that is labeled "organic" must be produced without artificial fertilizers, synthetic pesticides, bioengineering, or radiation (used to kill bacteria).
Prior to labeling a product as "organic," a government-approved certifier must first inspect the farm and ensure that the farmer adheres to specific standards that are regulated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Furthermore, organic crops are produced with earth-friendly processes using renewable resources to protect the environment for our future generations. Just as important, animals on organic farms are raised without antibiotics, genetic modification, or growth hormones.
Is organic food really more expensive than regular food?
Yes... but. By comparing the price of organic food to "regular" food, in general, you will see a price difference of 30–50% or more at first. But when you take a minute to think of the side-effects of the 14 Common Foods To Cut Down Or Cut Out (such as, Artificial Food Colorings, BHT and BHA or other chemical preservatives, MSG, aspartame, and pesticides), organic foods ... Continue
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