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2014-07-12 05:26:43

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online An in-depth comparison of the nutritional quality and safety of food production methods has revealed that organic crops contain more antioxidants, as well as fewer and less frequent pesticide-related residue. Lead investigator Carlo Leifert, a professor at the Newcastle University School of Agriculture in the UK, and an international team of colleagues examined 343 peer-reviewed publications that compared the nutritional quality...

2013-10-08 23:34:53

Produce industry leader, Tanimura & Antle, has had its greenhouse grown butter lettuce independently certified as Pesticide Residue Free. Tanimura & Antle is the first to obtain this certification for greenhouse grown lettuce. Salinas, California (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Produce industry leader, Tanimura & Antle, has certified their greenhouse grown butter lettuce as Pesticide Residue Free. Packages will feature a new certification mark alerting shoppers to this unique product...

2013-06-21 23:17:28

In response to an article published by the Wall Street Journal, Colle Farmers Market, an online market for organic food, outlines some of the major benefits of eating organic while discussing the ‘dirty dozen,’ and the ‘clean fifteen.’ Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 On June 20, organic food advocate Colle Farmers Market comments on an article published in The Wall Street Journal, which details the benefits of eating a mostly organic diet and discusses the safest organic foods....

Large Multi-Study Research Shows Health Benefits Of Organic Food Lacking
2012-09-04 11:37:58

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Organic foods have been around since the 1940s and have been heavily marketed as a better choice for your health over the past 20 to 30 years. However, new research has found that food labeled as organically grown or produced has no better nutritional value than conventional foods. Consumers typically pay a lot more for organic foods with the general notion that the higher price tag on such foods means they are bettering their...

2008-09-04 15:00:24

By ARI SYRQUIN The European Commission this week made an important step forward in its efforts to ensure food safety in the European Union: a regulation revising and simplifying the rules pertaining to pesticide residues entered into force. The new rules set unified maximum residue levels (MRLs) for pesticides. They are supposed to ensure food safety for all consumers and allow traders and importers to do business smoothly; confusion over dealing with 27 lists of national MRLs is...

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