Monday, January 4, 2010

How Far Has Greenwashing Gone? The Conflicts of Natural and Organic Food

You're on another weekly trip to the local supermarket, shopping around for the freshest, healthiest goods to stock up on for the next couple of days. Well, "fresh" and "healthy" might not be the best words for it, actually. Walking up and down the aisles there are so many different options it's easy to get confused. Pesticides? High Fructose Corn Syrup? MSG? rBHT? How does the average consumer know how to buy what's really healthy for you?

Well never fear, because there's always that little label on certain products that lets you know what's "healthy" to buy. It's just a small circular sticker, divided in half and colored in green on the bottom and white on the top. The words printed on it say a lot, though: USDA ORGANIC.

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1 comment:

  1. Hi,
    Organic is good way to go to avoid HFCS, but
    it sometimes is a little expensive.
    Try for an extensive list of
    HFCS-free foods and beverages.
    To your health!