Consumers are surrounded by claims about the benefits of organic food: it's healthier, it's tastier, it's better for the planet. Unfortunately, studies have demonstrated that most — maybe even all — of those claims are false. The most recent bad news? Organic farms take up significantly more land than conventional ones, and that means an organic diet is nowhere near as eco-friendly as you might think.
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Organic food is grown without synthetic pesticides, fertilizers, antibiotics, or hormones. 00:47
Several studies have found no significant differences between bacteria contamination levels in organic and inorganic foods. 03:25
Organic food is much more expensive than conventionally grown food to produce, and it's unlikely that it could sustain Earth's population on its own. 06:07
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