Category Archives: organic foods

The Powerful Organic Consumer

In this past Sunday’s Washington Post, there was an article in which Whole Foods’ co-CEO Walter Robb was interviewed on their decision to require labeling of GMO products in 5 years. WF’s decision is a game changer.  There have been … Continue reading

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Infinite Shades of Grey

The battle against GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) has gained much momentum these past few years.  It seems like the issue really caught fire when this picture went viral on the internet in the spring of 2012. Kashi was lambasted when … Continue reading

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The Absence of Negatives

A reporter recently called to ask me about the recent Stanford study which claimed that organic foods are not more nutritious than conventional foods.  I told him that while there have been studies indicating that organic foods are more nutritious … Continue reading

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Natural Foods- Progress, not Perfection

I was recently offered membership to Natural Products Association.  I declined. Natural products are better than the usual junk foods that people eat, but given all of the synthetic fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides used in the growing process (and the … Continue reading

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Low Blow

If you look at the cereal section at MOM’s, one cereal in particular sticks out- Clifford Crunch.  It is the only cereal among dozens that has a cartoon character on the box.  Because of the picture of the Big Red … Continue reading

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Frothy Market

In theory, buying local is a great idea, but I believe we have hit the point where “local” has simply become another frothy and trendy marketing gimmick and it has lost its authenticity. Here are some recent headlines that have … Continue reading

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The OTA

This past year I was fortunate to be elected to the Organic Trade Association’s Board of Directors.  Of the 15 board members, I am the only newcomer. Given my time constraints with MOM’s and my family, I was reluctant to … Continue reading

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