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Fast food restaurants move towards organic food as Americans become health-conscious

7/1/2015 - Many Americans are strolling around supermarkets, their carts filled with non-organic food galore. That same group likely considers fast food restaurants their second home, familiar with the menu's latest triple-burger creations. However, these behaviors are becoming a thing of the past now that many...

Nature's Path purchases its own clean, organic farms to keep up with demand for food free of GMOs and chemicals

5/9/2015 - One of North America's cleanest and most sustainable food brands has taken a giant leap forward in securing the future of organic food production. Cereal company Nature's Path Organic has reportedly purchased 2,800 acres of farmland in Montana to keep up with growing consumer demand for foods that are...

Organic food has less pesticide content and is healthier than conventional, more science proves

3/13/2015 - Organophosphate pesticides (OPs) are among the most used pesticides in agriculture. They are basically neurotoxic, causing neurological issues, learning and developmental disorders and depression, and sometimes leading to suicide. Just to make sure everyone got their fair share of neurotoxic OPs,...

Organic food popularity exploding in China after wave of toxic chemical food scandals

1/15/2015 - In a land surrounded by pollution and lax food safety regulations, the Chinese are turning to organics in hopes of living a healthier, cleaner life through better nutrition provided by higher quality foods. A multitude of food scandals has left the Chinese weary about purchasing foods in the country's...

Susan G. Komen claims organic food is unsafe while pushing KFC chicken buckets and alcohol on women

1/15/2015 - The breast cancer awareness group known as Susan G. Komen -- think pink ribbons emblazoned on everything during breast cancer awareness month -- has stooped to a whole new level of stupidity with claims that organic food may not be safe for women. On its website, Komen claims that consumption of...

Organic food sales skyrocket across Australia, while GMOs lose traction

12/24/2014 - Known for having one of the most outstanding economies in the world, with consistent high growth, low interest rates and low inflation, Australia is no stranger to the booming organic food market. In fact, the nation down under is home to the largest number of certified organically farmed hectares in...

Smokers feed vicious toxic cycle of anxiety and stress - switch to organic food, end the addiction and feel alive again!

11/24/2014 12:00:15 PM - Life is hard and everybody gets anxious and "frazzled" sometimes, but if this is how you feel on/off all day, maybe it's because you smoke cigarettes. Maybe it's also because nicotine is only 30-minute relief for the "cigarette hangover" -- that feeling that ensues when the commercial cigarette's insecticide,...

Organic food consumers have a 21% lower risk of pre-eclampsia

10/4/2014 - Pregnant women may be able to lower their risk of a potentially deadly complication known as pre-eclampsia by more than 20 percent simply by eating more organic vegetables, according to a study conducted by researchers from the National Institute for Consumer Research and the Norwegian Institute of...

Organic food contains up to 60 percent more antioxidants: study

8/8/2014 - Organic food really is better for you, revealed the largest review of published data on organic food ever conducted. An international team of researchers from Newcastle University in the UK looked at 343 peer-reviewed studies comparing organic and conventional crops, and came to the conclusion that...

Organic family farms are likely to suffer from Wal-Mart's foray into organic food industry

8/6/2014 - What happens when large, powerful corporations violate the law and are immune from prosecution or accountability? They usually become repeat offenders, and in this situation, Wal-Mart, the culprit, is no exception. About seven years ago, the big box store was accused of "cheapening the value of the...

Record growth of organic food consumption in the U.S. and India

7/27/2014 - There has been record growth in sales of organic, non-GMO food in some of the world's largest produce markets, a good thing for consumers and advocates of clean, wholesome, non-bioengineered commodities. In the United States, the value of the organic foods market in 2013 exceeded $35 billion for...

Slash your organic food bill by almost 90 percent with this one simple method

7/18/2014 - As the economy continues to limp along, many are experiencing a belt-tightening effect on their budgets. Unfortunately, this often results in choosing conventional foodstuffs over organic in an effort to save money. But this doesn't have to be the case. A recent study has found that we needn't sacrifice...

Safeguard Organic Standards: 10 Reasons Consumers Buy Organic

5/6/2014 - The Organic Consumers Association (OCA), in a series of action alerts over the past month, has criticized the gradual erosion of organic standards by vested corporate interests in the organic products industry. OCA, a nationwide watchdog organization set up to safeguard organic standards 16 years...

Wal-Mart to rollout organic food at 'non-organic prices'

4/13/2014 - On April 10, retail giant Wal-Mart announced a plan to offer packaged organic foods at prices comparable to their non-organic equivalents. The announcement is seen as an attempt by the company to expand its price-undercutting strategies into the organic market. "There will be no premium for the customer...

Organic food - who can we trust

2/6/2014 - Organic food is big business. According to the Organic Trade Association, U.S. sales of organic food and beverages went from $1 billion in 1990 to $26.7 billion in 2010. The Organic Monitor estimates that organic sales (globally) reached $54.9 billion in 2009. But, unfortunately, many small organic...

Western drought leads to smallest cattle herd in 61 years, organic food shortages

2/5/2014 - It is shaping up to be an exceptionally tough year for agriculture in America, where persistent drought and erratic weather patterns across much of the nation have led to the smallest overall cattle herd in 61 years, according to the latest data, as well as widespread food shortages that have been particularly...

Organic food shortage hits U.S. stores

2/3/2014 - Organic food is seemingly no longer just a trend, but a necessity. A recent report by MyFox New York states that all-natural grocers can hardly keep up with the demands for organic food. Bloggers have been capturing signs that read, "Organic eggs are currently in short supply due to increased consumer...

The Organic Food Party of 2016

12/10/2013 - A new style of U.S. Government is set to make HUGE changes in food across the continent in 2016. Did you hear? The newly proposed OFP (Organic Food Party) isn't Democratic or Republican, and it's not Liberal or "Conservative" - no, they are just real, and they are making food (and medicine) changes...

The era of stratospheric geoengineering: Chemtrails, greenhouse-grown organic food, and the future of planet earth

7/10/2013 - With all the information coming out in recent years about geoengineering, or chemtrails, we must begin to ask ourselves certain questions about the impacts on our health, our food, and our planet. There are obvious human-health-related and planetary-ecosystem-related implications to being "crop-dusted"...

Helpful ways to better afford organic food on a tight family budget

6/6/2013 - One of the biggest complaints among ordinary families trying to eat healthy is that clean, organic food is simply too expensive, and thus out of reach for the average budget. But eating right does not have to break the bank, especially when you know what to look for and how to shop for it. Here are...

Organic Consumers Association calls out Dr. Oz for 'flip-flopping' with high-profile attacks on organics

12/6/2012 - A few days ago, I sounded the alarm on Dr. Oz and his attack on organic consumers. In my article published here on Natural News, I called Dr. Oz a "sellout" for his labeling of organic consumers as "elitist" and "snobs" while lying by omission in his TIME Magazine article that failed to disclose the...

Twenty-one questions for Dr. Oz: Organics-bashing TV doc given opportunity to respond to criticism (opinion)

12/2/2012 - Dr. Oz's recently article in TIME Magazine -- entitled "The anti-snob diet" -- has created something of a firestorm across the internet. In his article, Dr. Oz refers to people who buy organic foods or who frequent farmers markets as "snooty" "elitist" and "snobs." He promotes feedlot beef, conventional...

The plot against organics: Dr. Oz part of an organized, well-funded P.R. propaganda campaign to destroy the organic industry (opinion)

12/2/2012 - Dr. Oz's recent attack on organics has left a large number of people shocked at his betrayal of the organic consumer community. Yesterday, his Facebook page was being absolutely inundated with posts from people calling him a "betrayer" and asking why he would attack organics and start promoting feedlot...

Recalibration: Why Dr. Oz is such a positive force for empowering health-conscious people

12/1/2012 - I have updated the story that originally appeared here with this account after having met Dr. Oz face to face and appeared on his show as a guest for a heavy metals research segment. This experience drastically altered my opinion of Dr. Oz, and in my view he has become more and more of an "activist"...

What the study forgot to mention: Organic food can save the world from devastating climate change

9/18/2012 - In the wake of the release of the infamous "Stanford study," which claims there is no substantial difference between organic food and conventional food, many with a deeper understanding of how organic food production works are speaking out against this ill-conceived attack on clean food. One such individual,...

The real reason the Stanford organic food study was a fraud

9/13/2012 - No matched groups. That's the short answer. It's a basic principle in scientific studies. Whether it's vegetables or humans, you create two matched groups that are as close to each other as possible in all relevant ways, and then you expose them to different protocols and record what happens. For...

The corruption of the Farm Bill, and why clean, organic food remains more expensive than conventional

7/6/2012 - If you have ever wondered why junk food is almost always artificially cheap compared to healthy food, you need look no further than federal agriculture policy. Little do most people know that the federal government funnels billions of taxpayer dollars via the "Farm Bill" into large-scale crop systems...

Beyond Frankenfoods and Toxics: OCA's Ten Reasons to Buy Organic

8/22/2011 - Organic foods and products are the fastest growing items in America's grocery carts. Thirty million households, comprising 75 million people, are now buying organic foods, clothing, body care, supplements, pet food, and other products on a regular basis. Fifty-six percent of U.S. consumers say they...

Whole Paycheck and Organic Food Deserts: The Challenge

8/12/2011 - After decades of grassroots public education, battles to safeguard standards, and hard work, organic food and farming has become the fastest growing sector of U.S. agriculture. Organics have surged in popularity to become a $30 billion dollar industry in the United States, representing approximately...

Local and organic food, farming: Here's the gold standard

2/28/2011 - More and more consumers and corporations are touting the benefits of "local" foods, often described as "sustainable," "healthy," or "natural." According to the trade publication, Sustainable Food News, "local" as a marketing claim, has grown by 15 percent from 2009 to 2010, and it's likely that number...

One in ten women regularly consumes organic food during pregnancy

1/30/2011 - The growth of the organic food and personal care product sectors over the past decade-or-so has been truly astounding, with reports indicating, for instance, that organic fruit and vegetable sales increased by almost 375 percent between 2000 and 2010 (http://www.naturalnews.com/028721_organics_food.html)....

Top Six Reasons to Eat Only Organic Fruits and Vegetables

2/16/2009 - When you eat organic foods, you provide your body with vitamins, minerals, filtered water, and much more. These provide us with vital foundations for health. Most food sold in stores is grown with pesticides or other toxins. These chemicals have been proven to adversely affect health. In some cases...

Buying Organic is Well Worth the Cost even When Times are Tough

2/10/2009 - Organic food is now the fastest growing segment of U.S. agriculture. In 2007, the value of retail sales from organic food was estimated at more than $20 billion. According to the Food Marketing Institute, more than half of Americans now buy some organic food product at least once a month. The industry...

Product Reviews of Bear Fruit Bar, FruitFast Bar and Organic Food Bar (transcription)

7/16/2008 - Welcome to the Health Ranger Show. It is a great day to talk about some new health food bar products. I am going to review them here on this show independently, and objectively. I do not have any financial stake in any of the products that I am going to comment on here. (This document is a transcription...

New NaturalNews Audio Shows Reveal SunWarrior Protein and Health Benefits of Organic Food Bar Ingredients

5/21/2008 - Two new Health Ranger Shows, available as downloadable MP3 audio from NaturalNews.com, reveal an exciting new plant-based protein product called SunWarrior as well as numerous healing properties of the superfood ingredients found in Organic Food Bar products. Both audio shows can be downloaded to any...

Review: Organic Food Bar Offers Exclusive Discount to Natural News Readers on Their Best Food Bars

4/22/2008 - I recently met with Dr. Jack Singh, founder and president of the Organic Food Bar company, for an interview. I've been a fan of the organic food bar products for many years, and I even reviewed their original food bar several years ago on this website. But I wanted to learn more about the company and...

Organic food market expected to surge over next five years as consumers demand chemical-free food

10/17/2006 - As more consumers vote for chemical-free food through their spending, the U.S. organic market is set to grow strongly in the next five years, according to consumer media and market research organization Mintel. The report states that the increased availability of organic foods in mainstream grocery...

Hospital Purchasing Group Signs Deal with Major Organic Food Distributor (press release)

7/20/2006 - More than 2,000 hospitals in the U.S. now have access to natural and organic foods, thanks to a deal announced today between MedAssets, a leading group purchasing organization for the health care industry, and United Natural Food Incorporated (UNFI), the largest publicly traded wholesale distributor...

The Organic Food Bar packs a nutritional punch in portable form

9/26/2005 - Today I'm excited to be reviewing a fantastic health food snack bar called "The Organic Food Bar." It's made by a company called Organic Food Bar, Inc., and it has a fantastic combination of healing ingredients put together in a tasty, portable format that makes it convenient to get good nutrition into...

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