Organic foods


Organic Foods Are Not Grown Equally

[tc-my-thumb]I first became acutely aware of “organic” produce in 1989 while in grad school at BU. I’d shop at the old Boston Food Co-Op on Cambridge Street Allston where they had a the display of organic vegetables and bulk dry goods. The truth is that the veggies did not always […]

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"Natural" Breakfast Cereals Are Not So Natural…Kashi, Barbara's Oats

It has been known that cereals that contain oats, soy, corn are most likely contaminated with pesticides and/or genetically modified if they do not have the USDA Organic label. I typically do not recommend cereals with a lot of grains such as Kashi because of the potential food sensitivity issues.  […]


EWG Releases New Produce Shopper's Guide

The Environmental Working Group has released the new shopper’s guide.   They have a “Dirty Dozen” produce items that need to be purchased organic and “clean 15” that have low residues of pesticides.  I was surprised to see corn as #2 on the “Clean 15” list since any non-organic corn is […]

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