Tag Archives: organic

Originally posted on NewsFeed:
Are these strawberries organic? Is this omelette made with free-range eggs? Can you swap out the rice for quinoa? Is this kale locally sourced? Pesticide-free? Fair trade? Are the hazelnuts local? The onslaught of questions from an enlightened eater can test the patience of even the calmest restaurant server. And a…

Does Organic Food Turn You into a Jerk?

Originally posted on NewsFeed:
Are these strawberries organic? Is this omelette made with free-range eggs? Can you swap out the rice for quinoa? Is this kale locally sourced? Pesticide-free? Fair trade? Are the hazelnuts local? The onslaught of questions from an enlightened eater can test the patience of even the calmest restaurant server. And a…

Earth Day 2012: Toxic BPA

At the end of March, the FDA ruled that the current levels of bisphenol A (BPA) found in food packaging and plastic dishes is at a safe limit and does not need to be reduced or eliminated. This ruling followed a three-year battle after The National Resource Defense Council (NRDC) petitioned the FDA to ban […]