In an interview, the chief of the USDA’s National Organic Program declines to tout the health benefits of organic food.
Food companies advertise that their hens get vegetarian diets, but chickens are omnivores, and their nutrition depends on proteins often unavailable in vegetarian sources.
A panel this week will look at which synthetic substances can be considered organic. For a movement largely built around skepticism toward synthetic pesticides and additives, the task of choosing the exceptions can be particularly delicate.
The latest controversy over the USDA “organic” label concerns whether produce grown in water tanks may be eligible for the designation.
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The notion that genetically modified foods ought to be labelled has caught on. But a new bill in Congress would call a halt to these efforts.
Consumer Reports ranked foods for pesticide toxicity, and paying more could pay off with lower risks.
Top dietary advisers consider environment in report about what Americans should eat.