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Old 09-08-2009, 10:54 AM   #41
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Wow, claire, that's awful! Yuck.
The organic romaine we can get at the supermarket is in a package, with 3 tall skinny heads inside. It's smaller and more limp than the conventional romaine and usually already a little browned. Every once in a while they carry a different brand of organic romaine that's great, and I snap it up. The rest of the time I buy conventional.
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Old 09-09-2009, 03:15 PM   #42
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For the most part I buy conventional... well really what they sell at the local farmer's market and I am big on eating local and supporting local farmers. But at times that isn't possible (oranges don't grow well in my part of Canada) but when it is I make sure I do it. As for organic.. I haven't seen much that is locally grown
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Old 12-03-2009, 12:26 PM   #43
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As is mentioned above, i dont think anyone expected an organic apple to have more nutritional value than a non organic apple. one is sprayed with poison, one is not.
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Old 12-05-2009, 01:15 PM   #44
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From the NYT:
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A new study by Consumer Reports has found that two out of three whole broiler chickens are contaminated with illness-inducing bacteria, while certain types of organic chicken posed the lowest risk.
How Safe Is Your Chicken Dinner?
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Old 12-05-2009, 04:55 PM   #45
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I'd figure it's quite obvious that an organic apple and an apple sprayed with pesticides would have the same nutritional value, they are made up of the same thing, lol. I choose to eat organic with certain foods, and others when I can afford it because I don't like the idea of my foods being sprayed with pesticides. I like my food all natural.

Why are people arguing about this? It's a stupid argument. Either eat organic or not.
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Old 12-05-2009, 05:00 PM   #46
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Organic meats on the other hand, that's a whole other can of worms...
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