17 Jun '11, 3pm

How To Choose The Healthiest Milk: In recent years, organic food has become big business, and mega-food processo...

How To Choose The Healthiest Milk: In recent years, organic food has become big business, and mega-food processo...

If you don’t have time to read this whole post, skip to the end to learn which brands are best and which to avoid. In recent years, organic food has become big business, and mega-food processors have moved aggressively into the sector to cash in on the boom. There are now significantly more organic brands and products to choose from when you go to the store than there were even a few years ago. Unfortunately, the corporations behind the majority of those products have powerful lobbyists who are working overtime to weaken the relatively new USDA organic standards in order to maximize their profits. As a result of their efforts, the “organic” label may not mean what you think it means anymore… Since there are so many big players now and the vast majority of them do not have your best interests (nor the best interests of farmers, animals, or the planet) at heart, there are no...

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