Thanks so much to Alex Bolivar for being our guest this evening. We now know too much about poop.
The resources I used for this show were:
“Organic” Foods: Certification Does Not Protect Consumers
Consumer Freedom (type “organic” in the search bar)
The Hypocrisy of Organic Farmers
The Organic Center: Do Organic Fruits and Vegetables Taste Better Than Conventional Fruits and Vegetables?
Science Daily: Organic Food Has No More Nutritional Value Than Food Grown With Pesticides, Study Shows
Science Daily: Verifying The Authenticity Of Organic Foods
Science Daily: Want To Reduce Your Food-related Carbon Footprint? What You Eat Is More Important Than Where It Came From
Alex also wanted me to post the sources that she mentioned:
Canadian Organic Standards
Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods by Jeffrey M. Smith 2007 ISBN 978-0-9729665-2-8
Why Eden Foods Chooses Not to Use the USDA Seal
Does Organic Farming Lead to Deforestation?
Ten-year comparison of the Influence of Organic and Conventional Crop Management Practices on the Content of Flavonoids in Tomatoes – J. Agric Food Chem. 2007, 55, 6154-6159
When It Pays to Buy Organic
Organic Agriculture: Sustainability, Markets and Policies OECD 2003 Baed on the OECD Workshop on Organic Agriculture 23=26 September 2002. Washington, D.C.
Genetically Modifying Our Food
Good Growing: Why Organic Farming Works by Leslie A. Duram, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln and London 2005 ISBN 0-8032-6648-0