Recently, organic agriculture has been under attack, of sorts, by folks who claim its benefits are a bit overblown.
We never turned our back on butter -- real butter -- throughout all the various diet crazes of years past. So we were heartened to read in Mark Bittman's op-ed today in the New York Times that saturated fat isn't the villain it was touted to be in years past.
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2014 Cleanest Packaged Food Awards presented by Prevention
Organic farmers are among those who will benefit from the new farm bill signed by President Obama just more than a week ago.
It turns out America’s health fixation has been a boon for butter.
"We definitely in the last few years are seeing a trend toward the whole fat products," George Siemon, CEO of the farmer-owned Organic Valley, told us. His company's sales of whole-fat milk are up 10 percent, he says. And sales of skim milk have trailed off. Also, there's been a boom in butter sales.
A public education campaign was launched today to highlight the benefits of organic food and to help consumers understand the difference between products labeled organic and those that are labeled as “natural.”
Organic Valley Organic Baby Swiss Cheese - WINNER
When deciding between organic and regular milk, a new study suggests there might be more benefits from the former.