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The New York Times [on July 17] highlighted the farmer’s co-op Organic Valley, talking about their new . . . web site and their emphasis on “highlighting their authenticity.” Well, we had to take a look at the web site . . .and found. . . the usual misinformation . . .
Their whole campaign boils down to the specious claims of “Why Organic?” . . .:
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. . . .[T]hey say organic food keeps pesticides out of kid’s bodies. . . .Organic farmers spray with pesticides, too, and many of them are really toxic, just naturally occurring.
Well they aren’t. . . . Some farms use synthetic rBst to increase milk production. . . But . . . milk from rBst treated cows is in all ways identical to that from cows not given that hormone. . . .
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Organic Valley’s new. . . web site just perpetuates the same wrong-headed claims . . . they’ve been spreading for years. Organic isn’t better: it is a marketing slogan.
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