Organic certification prohibits continuous confinement and the use of antibiotics in livestock production, which increases the health and wellbeing of the animals, as well as those who handle them...

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Milk is an important contributor to a healthy the human diet. It provides important protein, fat, calcium and vitamin D. Equivalents can be found...

Non-organic milk tests positive for illegal antibiotics, high levels of growth hormones

and controversial pesticide contaminants

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A new and deadly drug-resistant yeast, Candida auris, has been identified in 13 U.S. states and across the globe, according to the Centers for Disease...

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A new study published in the scientific journal Microbiology has found  that commonly used herbicides can have the unintended consequence of increasing...

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A recent large-scale study published in the journal Chemosphere found that soils in greenhouses used for organic vegetable production across China...

The Organic Center has authored an article in the Modern Wellness Guide about how organic can act as a tool to fight superbugs. In it, we discuss how choosing organic goes beyond...

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The Organic Center has released a new report, reviewing almost 100 studies, that demonstrates that the best choice consumers can make to combat...

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Use of antibiotics at low doses and over long periods of time for growth and prophylactic purposes in conventional livestock management is...

The American Medical Association (AMA) adopted a resolution in June calling for the ban of antibiotics used in animal farming for growth promotion. This large-scale, inappropriate use of...

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