Anyone who's been in a supermarket lately knows labels can be tricky. Between "organic," "local" and other food claims, what's a savvy shopper to do?
There may never be an end to arguments over whether organic food is more nutritious. But a new study is the most ambitious attempt so far to resolve the issue — and it concludes that organic fruit and vegetables offer a key benefit.
The largest study of its kind has found that organic foods and crops have a suite of advantages over their conventional counterparts, including more antioxidants and fewer, less frequent pesticide residues.
Society’s over-indulgence on foods full of sugar, salt and fat may be ruining our immune systems, a new study says.
Just in case you're undecided, we will make the case on why your kids should be eating organic
Health motivation still top reason to go organic; parents also want to steer clear of GMO
Imagine an ad campaign for organic food as ubiquitous as “Got Milk?,” “Pork. The Other White Meat,” and “Beef: It’s What’s for Dinner.” That’s the idea behind a proposed federal program that would collect money from organic producers, and put it in a single pot for promotion and industry research for the whole organics sector.
No two ways about it. Organic food usually costs a little more than non-organic. But a new study shows that an increasing number of American parents are willing to dig deeper into their wallets to buy products that carry the organic seal.
And no, it's not something leafy or green.
Many consumers believe that "natural" products are better and healthier than others, but are often confused about what the label actually means. Now Consumer Reports is launching a campaign to ban the term, claiming it confuses and misleads shoppers.