Most mass-produced olive oil is grown with pesticides, which can be even more concentrated in the oil than on the olives. Budget for domestic (likely California), small-producer olive oil labeled organic.
Unless they’re organic, nearly all corn or soy products or byproducts on the U.S. market are genetically modified and may place your health at risk. Read more about the study, GMO Corn Linked To Organ Failure
April 22 is Earth Day, but here at EdibleNature, we endeavor to do right by Mother Earth all year round. One of the mainstays of our business since 2001 has been our environmentally beneficial certified organic products. Also, our Frontier bulk herb and spice are earth-conscious options that reduce grocery-related packaging waste. And you can […]
Until the USDA revised the standards last year, 30 to 40 percent of the milk sold in the U.S. that was labeled organic was actually from factory farm-raised cows. Regulations are tighter now, but not all organic milks are created equal. Check your brand at sustainabletable.org — and opt for antibiotic- and rBGH-free (no artificial […]
It’s not just what you eat that matters. All those pesticides and chemical fertilizers are used to produce your juice, milk, coffee, tea, wine, and cocktails, too. On top of that, coffee is often grown on land where rain forests once thrived. By destroying rain forests, we’re not only increasing the amount of greenhouse gases […]
When you buy organically farmed products, you help prevent soil erosion, save the energy it takes to produce synthetic fertilizers, protect the health of farm workers and help keep the carcinogens found in most herbicides and pesticides out of our water systems as well as the food we eat. Buying organic food promotes a less […]
New research published in Pediatrics has found an association between Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children and pesticide exposures. Pesticides break down into compounds that can be measured in urine. Almost universally, the study found detectable levels of pesticide’s in children’s urine. The compounds turned up in the urine of 94 percent of the […]
The latest President’s Cancer Panel Report exhorted consumers to choose food grown without pesticides or chemical fertilizers, antibiotics and growth hormones, to help decrease their exposure to environmental chemicals that can increase their risk of contracting cancer. “Organic production and processing is the only system that uses certification and inspection to verify that these chemicals […]
October is both Fair Trade and Celiac Disease (the chronic inflammatory disorder of the small intestine caused by gluten intolerance) Awareness Month and we have a product that meetscustomer needs on both accounts. Simply Organic® Fair Trade Certified™ Baking Mixes are gluten free,as well as organic. Our line-up of mixes includes Banana Bread (item #18933), […]
There’s s bunch of hilarious videos relating to organic farming, and sustainment generally. This is still one of the best videos: The Store Wars. When you’re done enjoying that one, take a look at The Meatrix.