A recent French report confirms that organic food is healthier than food produced conventionally (contrasting with last years report by the British Food Standards Agency).
Good press for organics, however these reports are not taking into consideration the production values of organic farms when compared to conventional farming practices. Isn’t it time to look beyond the nutrient value of the food and compare the amounts of chemicals, herbicides, pesticides and hormones used in production? Why not measure the effects on the environment, farm workers health or the amount of petroleum that’s used in producing food conventionally compared with organic producers.
New Study Confirms Organic Food Far Healthier than Conventional