11 Sep '12, 8pm

Another smart take-down of the Stanford organic study, by Jim Riddle, Univ of Minnesota

For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's All About Organics page , Farm Issues page and our Health issues page . A recent press release from the Stanford School of Medicine read, "Little evidence of health benefits from organic foods."[1] The headline could just have easily read, "Despite billions spent on research and subsidies, conventional foods found more dangerous than organic." The Stanford study was striking in several regards: 1) No new research was conducted - the Stanford team simply reviewed existing studies; 2) The review included research conducted under different sets of organic standards; 3) The review included research conducted prior to 2002, when USDA National Organic Program Regulations took effect; and 4) The review concluded that organic foods consistently contain fewer pesticide residues and antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and sign...

Full article: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_26237.cfm

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