OK, so Organic food...

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by schmee, Jul 20, 2019.

  1. geoff_in_nc

    geoff_in_nc Friend of Leo's

    Jul 9, 2007
    Without intending to make any judgment on either side, I'd have to say you can likely find someone to refute just about anything you ask them to, given enough "grant money".

    Personally, I do fall on the side of feeling that the chemicals should go thru all the testing that pharmaceuticals do (although that in itself is nowhere near a perfect tool either) to prove they're safe before they're allowed to be used.
  2. getbent

    getbent Telefied Ad Free Member

    Mar 2, 2006
    San Benito County, California
    political thread is political.
  3. Boubou

    Boubou Doctor of Teleocity Gold Supporter

    Jul 30, 2005
    Montreal, Quebec
    I thought this was an organic thread
  4. daddyplaysbass

    daddyplaysbass Tele-Holic

    Mar 19, 2003
    Chandler Arizona
    I try to avoid organic food, no preservatives and I usually have to add my own gluten
  5. stephent2

    stephent2 Poster Extraordinaire

    Jun 22, 2003
    That was our only use for the microwave in the last year or so. Reheating coffee or tea. A microwaved Jimmy Dean,.. just no.

  6. BigDaddyLH

    BigDaddyLH Telefied Ad Free Member

    Sep 1, 2009
    Kelowna, BC, Canuckistan
    Prayers sent.
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  7. 24 track

    24 track Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Nov 6, 2014
    kamloops bc
    here, lets throw some seeds in the ground .we wont add any anything but water and we will sell it as organic and charge 25% more

    here, lets throw some seeds in the ground and throw some cow poop on it then, kill off all the blight and bugs with chemicals and we sell it for cheap becuase they can wash it at home before eating it

    All fruits and veggies are organic as in carbon based , what needs to be observed is the growing practices of the originating countries, Asian, American, Mexican, South American, Canadian, all have different laws governing the growing practices, the USDA lables on fresh produce indicates that the produce meets a certain standard to be certified as ORGANIC which in its self is a missnomer.
  8. beninma

    beninma Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

    Mar 17, 2017
    The proof is in the taste... I think at this point I am worried quite a bit about RoundUp/Glyphosphate but what can you do? Kind of hard to avoid everything with it. Sounds like most of you can find the roundup in our blood. :(

    But there are some things it sure seems like taste a heck of a lot better organic.
    - Grass fed organic beef & chicken (this is maybe the most dramatic for me)
    - Wild caught fish is organic and often tastes better IMO (maybe a bit more gray)
    - Organic/Free-Range eggs are a lot better (pretty dramatic IMO)
    - Some of the vegetables are a lot better as well

    I just got back from a trip to Europe. Hadn't been there in 20 years. I was in France, Germany, and Switzerland. They never allowed GMO, and they've never allowed Roundup. A lot more of the food is grown more naturally. You could really taste the difference. Simple stuff, not fancy meals. They treat their eggs very differently.. we inject ours with an antibiotic & wash them. They do not wash them because of some natural protective coating they think is more important to preserve. The way they do eggs is illegal here, the way we do eggs is illegal there. No contest, the eggs taste dramatically better over there. Maybe they have no factory egg farms there and that's part of it. I feel like sometimes we get eggs here that are fantastic. We have family that has a small farm that give us eggs sometimes. Their eggs/chickens are 100% organic and taste amazing like in Europe. Actually hadn't thought about that, if you get eggs from a local source there is no way they're bleached/injected, they have to be Euro style.

    My wife is cheap and reads way less than I do, so we don't eat that much organic.. sometimes we do, sometimes we don't. She will occasionally want to buy stuff if her FB friends are bleating about it but then forgets about it after a little while.
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