Fact Check: Organic Label

A new study that asks if that organic label is healthier and worth the price?
3:00 | 09/03/12

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We're going to turn now to our consumer watchdog tonight and we have news tonight before you head out to the grocery store this week that label you pay more for organic is it worth it. Here's ABC -- -- You don't need to go to a specially supermarket to find organic. It now fills the shelves of the biggest grocery stores in the country -- are shopping carts to. -- the cost of organic cotton and 50% higher you have to wonder if it weren't fit fun. Study says nutritionally. -- may not me. Stanford researchers sifted through more than 200 previously published studies to answer this question. -- organic proteins and vegetables more nutritious the answer no. The study found organics actually scored equally I'm vitamin and mineral content as conventional approaches to looking at the foods. We can't really conclude that I'm organic fish has consistently more nutritious than conventional alternatives they could dia is an organic farmer. Organic does not guarantee that the nutritional value is going to be any higher it is how you grow -- I eat this stuff. And I know because I can taste -- you can keep an -- -- case than for. But is organic food safer yes the study found organic produce is 30% less likely to have pesticide residue on it. Although organic produce isn't pesticide -- Still the authors say all the approaches -- organic and conventional -- levels of resident who were well within what's considered safe. -- organic consumer has. You know different viewpoint -- what's safe and wants to avoid. Pesticides as much as possible. Of course people eat organic -- for all kinds of reason but if you are worried about pesticides this is just a great little tip that we got out there today. If you have something with let's say. Appeal on it -- -- would normally take off this is -- please -- don't have to buy organic because by not buying organic you have to worry about it is gonna completely covered and keep. -- those citizens of these different kids traditional anti hopes tonight's money making -- happen and I hope.

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