There is so much (in)credible science that explains why organic is a good choice for people and the planet, and more is published every week. The Organic Center summarizes the latest research into distilled bites so you can make informed choices. We only report on peer-reviewed studies and always will. Check out our research blog and sign up for our newsletter to get the latest science delivered right to your inbox.

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A study published this summer by researchers at the University of Guelph in the Journal of Animal Ecology reports that the use of herbicide-...

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A comprehensive report by Health Care Without Harm calls for a reconsideration of how we define healthy food. According to the report,...

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A recent report published by Canadian doctors in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology details the case of a 10-year-old girl who was...

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A new study published in the journal Nature Geoscience found that the Mississippi River is inundated by the amount of nitrogen runoff from farms,...

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A new research study published in Environmental & Analytical Toxicology found that glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, may...

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A recent study by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) has found that neonicotinoids are polluting streams...

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The study entitled “Higher antioxidant concentrations and less cadmium and pesticide residues in 2 organically grown crops: a systematic literature...

Organic growers to get critical help in battling deadly disease

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 8, 2014) – On any day, a...

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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A new study published in Evironmental Health Perspectives found that maternal exposure to pesticides can increase the risk of autism in...

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