The organic food scam? Fruit and veg that is grown without the use of pesticides is NOT healthier for you?

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Can you believe this, or is it just old news?

Genetic Literacy Project reported, "This year marks the 20th anniversary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture starting to implement its organic food rules. They allow companies to feature a 'USDA Organic' seal on their packaging. This seal of approval has helped the U.S. organic food market expand from less than $8 billion in sales in 2000 to more than $50 billion in 2019. But as the market has grown, so have the falsehoods about organic food.

"It’s useful to remember what the 'organic' designation was – and was not – meant to be. The goal was simply to fortify trust in the fast-growing but fragmented organic food market. 'Let me be clear about one thing,' said Dan Glickman, the Clinton Administration’s Secretary of Agriculture who oversaw the organics designation. 'It is not a statement about food safety. Nor is ‘organic’ a value judgment about nutrition or quality.'

"...The claims that organic food is safer, healthier, and better for the environment are simply false."

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