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3 hrs ago | CiteULike

Higher antioxidant and lower cadmium concentrations and lower...

Higher antioxidant and lower cadmium concentrations and lower incidence of pesticide residues in organically grown crops: a systematic literature review and meta-analyses.


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7 hrs ago |

Recipe for change

Though late, the Ministry of Agriculture has taken the right step to establish a laboratory at Kalimati Fruit and Vegetable Wholesale Market to test vegetables for pesticide residues.


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12 hrs ago | Herald Gazette

Tickets still available for conservation bus tour

It is not too late to purchase tickets for the Knox-Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation Tour on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. This year's tour puts the spotlight on four fascinating destinations in Lincoln County, where farmers and foresters will give tours of their current projects and practices: Uncas Farms in Whitefield, a certified ... (more)


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16 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Don't waste your money on organic food: Government says frozen...

Aretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T after she's 'screamed at' for sitting down to eat a burger she had ordered to go Cash-strapped families should not waste their money on organic food because they think it is healthier, the government has warned.


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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Kombucha tea in Ramsey

Om Champagne Tea was such a hit as a visiting vendor one Sunday at the Ramsey Farmers' Market that they now have a regular table at the market.


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Record growth of organic food consumption in the U.S. and India

There has been record growth in sales of organic, non-GMO food in some of the world's largest produce markets, a good thing for consumers and advocates of clean, wholesome, non-bioengineered commodities.


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Supermarket Guru

Organics: Are they better for your health? Second hand booze

According to a new study from Newcastle University the answer is yes! Why? researchers at Newcastle say organic fruits, vegetables and cereals contain significantly higher concentrations of antioxidants than conventionally grown crops.


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Fri Jul 25, 2014

How to save loads of money while still eating organic, non-GMO foods

Everybody who cares about their health wants to eat organic, non-GMO foods, but the challenge is being able to afford it, right? Thanks to dwindling economic opportunities and job cuts almost everywhere, discretionary income is getting harder to come by for millions.


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How To Ensure Your Organic Foods Aren't Killing You

If you're like most people, when you hear the phrase 'organic foods,' it brings to mind wholesome goodness.


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Centre Daily Times

Over the Garden Fence | FarmFest a haven for organic gardeners

Rebecca Robertson, an outreach specialist with Pennsylvania Certified Organic, has me sold on the third annual Pennsylvania Organic FarmFest, Aug. 1-2 at the Centre County Grange fairgrounds in Centre Hall.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Centre County, PA, Centre Hall, PA, Life, Food, Agriculture, Science, Family, Kids

CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

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You're seeing more organic choices at the grocery store these days and there's a good reason for that.


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Food And Drink Europe

a 100m Irish organic market returns to form - but who's buying and why?

"There is a sense that a proportion of organic purchasing is being driven by negative perceptions associated with non-organic rather than an inherent desire to buy in to the organic lifestyle and principles," according to Irish food board report.


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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Oregonian

Is organic produce worth the extra cost, and can you trust the label on imported food:...

When it comes to foods like berries, it may be worth the extra expense to buy organic over conventional produce.


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Groton Landmark

Life Cafe Center to hold harvest, craft sale tomorrow

Life Care Center of Nashoba Valley in Littleton invites the community to its first Harvest and Craft Sale on Thursday, July 24, from 6-7:30 p.m. The market will feature produce fresh from the garden at the skilled nursing and rehab center.


Related Topix: Littleton, MA, Life, Food, Vegetables


Lack of Transparency Fuels Corruption Allegations in Organic Governance

USDA Asked to Make Public All Nominations to National Organic Standards Board - Industry Watchdog Releases List of Known NOSB Applicants.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Farming for freedom: Flintopia hosts documentary screening on Flint's east side

A soldier for six years, serving across the Middle East, the Flint native had the task of informing the family of his best friend when his brother in arms was shot to death during action.


Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Flint, MI, Home Gardening, Home, Life, Food, Veteran Affairs

National Public Radio

Can You Trust That Organic Label On Imported Food?

Investigators at the U.S. Department of Agriculture have discovered cases of organic fraud abroad as well as in the U.S. IN 2013, 19 farmers or food companies were fined a total of $87 million for misusing the organic label.


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Psychology Today

Is Organic Food Healthier? Who Can Tell With All the Spin?

A study in the news last week perfectly captures why it's getting harder and harder to figure out what's risky.


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Fox News

New study finds organic foods are healthier than conventionally grown foods

Organic food is controversial, mostly because food is political. People like me who choose to eat organic produce and other foods grown and raised without poisons, carcinogens, heavy metals, other harmful toxic chemicals, and genetically engineered food are constantly forced to defend ourselves.


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South China Morning Post

Now dig this: a new crop of organic farms and workshops

The time is ripe to get your hands dirty and sign up for one of the city's budding organic farming workshops "It's all about reconnecting and reharmonising with nature," says Alex Hale from the HK Perma Club."


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