oraganic lie

In this week’s reading we continue Omnivores dilemma. The chapters we are covering now talk about the manipulation of the word Organic. The corporations have seen a way to profit off of the growing interest from consumers who want healthier and more conscientious foods. Posting the word organic on food makes people think that it is healthier for them and at one point in time it may have been. However this doesn’t seem to be as true at it used to be as Organic foods are now being grown on factory farms and are grown using pesticides as well. I was very glad to have read this book and now become aware of this as beforehand I always assumed that when I was buying organic that I was avoiding these types of things