Demand for organic products continue to rise as consumers become increasingly conscientious about their food choices. Indeed, being mindful of the kinds of food and production methods used to produce that food is undeniably essential to creating a better and sustainable food system. But does that mean that we should exclusively eat organic foods? Are all conventional foods bad? Alexina Cather, Deputy Director Hunter College’s New York City Food Policy Center, joins host Jenna Liut to discuss whether organic food – and the USDA organic certification – is all it’s cracked up to be.
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