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Organic vs Commercial food
Posted: 5 September 2012

It's been the view of some that organic food is a nice idea, but it's really only the affluent societies that can afford it, or care enough. I'm not in favour of pumping animals full of hormones or inhumane breeding of chickens, but farming is a business, and high production rates are necessary to feed the global seven billion.

We posed the scenario some years back with this MindBullet that commercial farming is not necessarily bad - now this study reported in New Scientist proves the point!

Organic food: no better for you, or the planet
5 September 2012
For organic farmers, bad news comes in twos this week. Organic crops seem to be no more nutritious than conventional ones, and are not necessarily great ...
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...but organic farming threatens the world
Dateline: 1 December 2006
The news is finally out. After months of rumors about pending new government announcements, studies released today by the EU and the US FDA expose the ...
 
 
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