Posts Tagged ‘organic’

Buying Salmon: Differences Between Wild vs. Farmed


  Most salmon and seafood consumed in the United States is imported, and much of it is farm-raised, with little oversight regarding use of antibiotic drugs or additives. Without independent lab testing for harmful levels of mercury and other industrial contaminants farm-raised salmon and other seafood can be harmful to our health. One criteria I have […] Read more…

Sustainable Beyond Organic Meats: we are what the animal eats

How To 'Properly' Cook Grass-Raised Beef | Sacred Habitats

What if everything you’ve been told or read about beef is wrong? Well, wrong that is unless you have been buying and eating beef that has been raised on grass all their lives, hormone-free, no antibiotics. There’s an enormous difference between store-bought meats raised in fedlots, certified organic, and beyond organic. Here I am talking […] Read more…

Organic Certification: is it all it’s cracked up to be?

Organic Certification: is it all it’s cracked up to be? | Sacred Habitats

I had been a devoted “certified organic” shopper for 25 years when something struck me while shopping in a well known supermarket in 2003. While selecting broccoli in the produce section I couldn’t help but notice that the appearance of both the conventionally grown and the “certified organic” broccoli looked exactly the same! I picked […] Read more…