What Does “Organic” Mean and Why Does It Matter to my Family?
Organic food is produced without using harmful or toxic pesticides, sewage sludge, petroleum-based synthetic fertilizers, genetically modified organisms (GMOs), bioengineering, or ionizing radiation. Organic eggs come from animals that are not cloned, or given antibiotics or growth hormones. Source: CCOF
If you care about –
eating food with higher amounts of vitamin C, magnesium, phosphorous, and iron,
ensuring synthetic fertilizers do not pollute our creeks and rivers,
promoting larger populations of bees and song birds,
limiting the release of carbon dioxide into the environment,
protecting our girls from food with hormone additives that have been linked to the early onset of puberty, and
ensuring our children do not eat food with antibiotics, which may well be contributing to increasing resistance to antibiotics …
Then, buy organic!
If you want to know the chemicals that you might eat on conventional food, but not on organic food, then read this.