About ‘Organic’ Food

Article: Leave ‘Organic’Out of It by Mark Bittman

To be more effective, food activists should steer clear of buzzwords that only confuse the issues.

“The ever-increasing number of people working to improve the growing, processing, transporting, marketing, distributing and eating of food must think through our messages more thoroughly and get them across more clearly. I don’t pretend to have all the answers, but I can say that a couple of buzzwords represent issues that are far more nuanced than we often make them appear. These are “organic” and “G.M.O.’s” (genetically modified organisms).(…)

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