Be smart about buying organic foods -...

Be smart about buying organic foods - you'll save

There are 11 comments on the South Florida Sun-Sentinel story from May 17, 2008, titled Be smart about buying organic foods - you'll save. In it, South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that:

As food prices continue to soar, consumers might find it tough to swallow premium prices for organic products.

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wondering

Powder Springs, GA

#1 May 18, 2008
Buy organic from Whole Foods or WIld Oats (Whole Foods bought them). Publix Greenwise also has some organics. It is better than eating chemicals and pesticides. If you want to commit suicide by food just go to Save a Lot or the 99 cent stores. And don't buy anything from those third world banana republics that use chemicals that have been banned in the USA in their fields. This also goes for Chinese produce. They will put anything in their fields to make stuff grow. They are not eating it. You are.
g-jazz

Pompano Beach, FL

#2 May 19, 2008
Publix Greenwise will be opening up in Boca sometime end-May. Let's all support Publix organics. Great company, great products. Can't wait for the opening day. Best of Luck, Publix Greenwise. Give Whole Foods a run for their money.
cool pic

West Palm Beach, FL

#3 May 19, 2008
wondering wrote:
And don't buy anything from those third world banana republics that use chemicals that have been banned in the USA in their fields.
Actually we pick up a lot of our foreign produce from Mexico and their standards are every bit as strict as ours. If it says "Quality Assurance International", it doesn't matter where it came from anyway because it has to meet standards to bear that label.
Wavy Gravy

Hollywood, FL

#4 May 19, 2008
Buying organic food is a huge waste of money.
trudy

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#5 May 19, 2008
And buy organic milk, it lasts way longer than the Publix, MacArthur dairy or Velda Farms varieties. They must load that milk up with so many hormones, etc. that give the milk a shelf life of a week if you're lucky. A half-gallon of organic can last a month, opened, in the frige so unless you have a houseful of children to feed the organic is cheaper in the long run and last wasteful.
Wooden Tooth

Delray Beach, FL

#6 May 19, 2008
well you can kiss this scam niche market goodbye. it's so lame to see all the white people thinking they are smarter and better than others . . . because they overpay for lettuce or something.
paul shykora

Calgary, Canada

#7 May 29, 2008
Wavy Gravy wrote:
Buying organic food is a huge waste of money.
...HYMMMmmm...maybe so,..here..Buyer beware and aware of the ..'''green'''...scams,tooo booot!!!...eh...
Leigh Bridges

Miami, FL

#9 May 30, 2008
I hate crowds and often have deliciousorganics.com deliver groceries to my home.
The delivery people are very nice and I find the produce is MUCH better than Whole Foods...definitely less people touching it.

I had them ship a package to my mom in GA for mother's day, it was great.
Doc

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#10 Apr 19, 2012
Buying organic food may be more expensive, it's true but safer. It's like buying Mercedes Benz, Volvo, BMW instead of Toyota, Kia, Nissan...quality is more expensive all the time. Those who can afford it are happy. Those who can't afford it, are always resented and show their resentments with negative destructive comments. That's human nature, here, there and everywhere!

Since: May 12

Delhi, India

#11 May 3, 2012
There are many store where you buy all kind of health food, organics, gluten free, low/no sugar, low salt and they carry supplements, vitamins and keep adding to their products. Always try to eat balanced diet.
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Since: May 12

Location hidden

#12 Jun 15, 2012
Sometimes organic food is very expensive but I think, like others have mentioned,it's a good investment if you notice the difference.

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