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Question of the Day: Do You Buy Organic?

It's more expensive but free of chemicals and growth hormones.

There are stores devoted to natural and organic foods, entire sections in your local supermarkets. There are many reasons to go organic - among them, no growth hormones or antibiotics, no chemicals and supporting local farms and small businesses.

Still, organic food still represented a small portion of grocery sales, this despite one study's claim that it costs 60 percent more than regular food.

Is organic food a part of your shopping list, whether it's organic meat, dairy or produce? Let us know in the comments below.

HonestOrganic June 06, 2011 at 06:43 AM
Actually it is a little known fact: organic apples and pears are routinely sprayed with the antibiotics streptomycin and tetracycline. This is allowed under the organic rules. A simple check of the facts would spoil the whole article.

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