The term "organic" is widely used in food labeling, but what does it really mean? In this episode of Pandora's Box, co-host Lyn Patrick and KSJD's Tom Yoder discuss how the term "organic" is defined, how organic food is certified, and why eating organic food is beneficial to your health.
President's Cancer Panel - Reducing Environmental Cancer: http://deainfo.nci.nih.gov/advisory/pcp/annualReports/pcp08-09rpt/PCP_Report_08-09_508.pdf
Organic Foods: Health and Environmental Advantages and Disadvantages: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/early/2012/10/15/peds.2012-2579.full.pdf+html
Pesticide Exposure In Children: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/130/6/e1765.full.pdf+html
Environmental Working Group: Pesticide Content of Food Resource: http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/list.php
"In Organic We Trust" Film Documentary: http://www.inorganicwetrust.org