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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New research by the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL) shows...

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New research shows that exposure to DDT could increase rates of obesity several generations down the line. Scientists at Washington State...

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A panel convened by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health released a report recently warning that the use of antibiotics puts...

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A recent study examining manganese (Mn) levels in children showed that Mn-containing fungicides could contribute to higher Mn exposure in utero. Mn...

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A new study from New Zealand shows that exposure to neonicotinoid pesticides can affect the way that invasive insects interact with native...

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Methyl bromide is an organobromine compound used as a fumigant. Although methyl bromide use has been phased out pursuant to the Montreal Protocol...

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A new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology shows that eating fruit and vegetables can reduce the risk of death. The study...

Several recent studies have shown the potential adverse health effects of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup.  The latest study to do so was published in Food and Chemical Toxicology,...

A new study published in Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis shows that women who live near pesticide-treated fields tend to give birth to smaller babies. The study examined 442 pregnant women...

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A new study conducted by researchers from the Ventana Wildlife Society, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the Santa Barbara Zoo, the...

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