Organic

Can Organic Foods Really Reduce The Risk Of Cancer?

Can Organic Foods Really Reduce The Risk Of Cancer?

A new study out this week has shoppers wondering whether it’s worth paying more for pesticide-free organic food. The research, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, found those who chose more organically grown foods over 4.5 years had slightly lower rates of cancer, and in particular, lymphoma and postmenopausal breast cancer….

Ask LH: Do Organic Butter Labels Mean Anything?

Ask LH: Do Organic Butter Labels Mean Anything?

Dear Lifehacker, I have been buying Aldi’s ‘Just Organic’ Butter, but on closely reading the label the ingredients don’t seem to be specifically organic based on the ingredients list. ‘Just Organic’ seems to be just the branding. How can we be certain that this isn’t misleading packaging yet again? Thanks,…

Duckbusters: ACCC Cracking Down On Free Range Claims

Duckbusters: ACCC Cracking Down On Free Range Claims

It’s a simple rule: if you imply that your poultry is raised outdoors in a relatively happy free-range lifestyle, it doesn’t look good if they turn out to live their entire short lives in indoor sheds. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is taking one supplier to court for…