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Organic foods a favorite among healthy shoppers

Original post made on Jan 27, 2013

Organic foods have become a favorite among many shoppers who consider them more nutritious and healthy, with 40 studies published in the last six years that confirm savvy shoppers' opinion. The San Ramon Valley has a host of options for organic eats, from farmers markets to high-end supermarkets.

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Posted by Mike, a resident of Highland Oaks
on Jan 27, 2013 at 3:06 pm

Just to balance things out, please see the Penn and Teller BS episode on organic foods. You can find it on You Tube.


Posted by Hole foods, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jan 27, 2013 at 8:36 pm

It's BS like this that helps Whole Foods stay in business. There's a sucker born every day, buying into marketing hype and feel good crap. Go ahead and pay a 50% markup for the same produce the rest of us buy at Genes without the 'organic' label. Nice try.

Posted by Cholo, a resident of Livermore
on Jan 29, 2013 at 6:29 pm

Is all meat considered organic? What about porkchops with raisins?

Posted by john, a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jan 29, 2013 at 7:51 pm

What is the risk of GMO? As far as I know a risk has never been found.

Does anyone know if irradiated food can be sold as organic? From reading about the subject, as far as I can tell, food irradiation is one of the best things that can be done to make foods safer. I'd pay extra for food that was labeled as irradiated.