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I eat a lot of organic food. In fact, about 80% of the food that goes into my body is organic. I cannot tell you how many times I get teased about eating “dirt” from many of my friends, and even my family. A friend recently quizzed me about my reasons for eating organic. I claimed that one of the reasons I opt for organic food is for environmental reasons and my friend gave me the most flabbergasted look on the planet. He flat out refused to believe that organic food is more environmentally sound than “normal” food. This set me on a quest to defend my position that organic food is better for the env
from "The Chic Ecologist" http://www.thechicecologist.com/2010/03/is-organic-food-really-better-for-the-environment/
Well, that's one perspective. Even assuming the author's perspective is valid, query whether this justifies the increasing federal intervention into the labeling of "organic" products? Such increased regulation arguably is good for the "big" organic growers but is increasingly a barrier to entry for the small farmer.