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.

Mar 04, 2019

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A study recently published in the journal Mutation Research/Reviews in Mutation Research links glyphosate-based herbicides (GHB) like...

Feb 25, 2019

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A study published in the Journal Herpetological Review found a greater diversity of anurans (frogs, toads and tree frogs) in organic rice fields...

Feb 19, 2019

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A recent study in Agricultural Systems shows that on a per area basis, organic systems use less energy and emit fewer greenhouse gases than...

Feb 12, 2019

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Research released today from Environmental Research shows that switching from a conventional to an organic diet for less than a week reduces levels...

Feb 12, 2019

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Research released today from the journal Environmental Research adds to the growing body of literature showing that switching to an all organic diet...

Feb 04, 2019

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A recent study published in the Proceedings series of Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research revealed that, while...

Feb 02, 2019

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A recent review published in Sustainable Earth concludes that organic food simultaneously improves public and environmental health by drawing...

Jan 23, 2019
The Organic Center has completed a project that provides guidance to citrus growers on organic-compliant ways to combat citrus greening disease. From this work, The Organic Center has produced a...
Jan 22, 2019

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A recent study published in Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment found that more resources for pollinators, more wild bees, and more types...

Jan 18, 2019

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A recent study published in the journal Organic Agriculture shows that some French dairy farmers are transitioning to organic production to improve...

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