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The organic sector strikes back

Harrowing time for organic farming

Two weeks ago, the Food Standards Agency published a research review suggesting there are no significant nutrient differences between organic and non-organic food and no additional health benefits. Nothing short of a media frenzy has...

FSA review gives organic food for thought

FSA review gives organic food for thought

A study by the UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has cast serious doubt on whether organic food can claim to have nutritional and health benefits. And despite subsequent criticism, the FSA has stood firm. Ben Cooper looks at how the already beleaguered organic sector has reacted to the findings, and asks where it goes from here.