In Defense of Organic Farming

LESS THAN A CURE-ALL, MORE THAN A FAD

In September, Stanford University’s Center for Health Policy released a controversial report called Are Organic Foods Safer or Healthier Than Conventional Alternatives? The study—a meta-analysis of more than two hundred studies—concludes that there is “little evidence of health benefit from eating organic food.” The researchers found that, according to vitamin and mineral...

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Richard Schiffman writes poetry.

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