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Food Labels: Organic vs. Natural vs. Conventional

Food labels are a hot topic, and it’s easy to see why. Eaters are more concerned than ever before about where their food comes from, resulting in increasingly exact labeling. So what’s the difference between organic, natural, and conventional food? Conventional What it means? Not organic. Conventional is the new buzzword that essentially means “the opposite of organic”, which means: grown using synthesized (man-made from chemicals) fertilizers, possibly genetically modified seeds, and possibly growth hormones & regular antibiotics (in the case of meat). Some people lean away from conventionally grown food because they are concerned about putting chemicals in their bodies, while others are motivated by environmental concerns. In all cases, “conventional” as it’s now known passes along cost savings […]

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Welcome the Door to Door Organics Blog. Why start a blog when we already have a weekly newsletter? To have a conversation – The comments are open on all of our blog posts, and we’d love to hear from you. Agree with us? Disagree? Let us know! To share our knowledge, and learn from you – We’re passionate about food and all the complex issues surrounding it, and sometimes that means discussing particularly hot issues. To get to know you better – Not only will you learn about what we care about, we’ll get to learn more about you. We’re already ankle deep in the world of social media (are you following us on Twitter, or Facebook?). Hopefully this blog […]

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