Science Reporting on Organic Food is Out to Lunch
“If the American people are largely uninformed on scientific issues, as the media so often complains, is it possible that one reason is the appallingly low level of science and health reporting in the media itself?” asks White House Writer Joshua Gilder in U.S. News and World Report, “Scientific Reporting on Organic Food is Out to Lunch.” Reporting on organic farming is a case in point. Ever wonder how organic farmers protect their crops without pesticides? They don’t. Despite the constant misinformation about “pesticide free” organic produce, organic farmers DO use pesticides – a lot of them — and many are highly toxic.
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