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Call it what you will - the 'green revolution', 'factory farming', 'chemical farming' - the way we farm in the more industrially developed countries is depleting and contaminating the soil, and so the crops grown on it, and so the animals that feed on those crops. Vast amounts of chemical fertilisers are sprayed onto the soil in an attempt to put the minerals back, and vast amounts of chemical pesticides are sprayed onto the crops in an attempt to protect them from pests (see 'Pesticides'). This leaves toxic residues on the vegetables, grains and fruit, rendering them ever less nutritious. Finally, unnecessary and unnatural genetic modification of crops followed by (sometimes deliberate) contamination of natural crops with genetically-modified (GM) crops, means that ...

If you want truly nutritious food these days you have to grow it yourself, or buy organic.

Sample articles - organic food

Organic milk just oozes health

Kids thrive on full-fat organic milk

Six reasons to drink organic milk

Non-organic milk - up to four million pus cells a litre

Organic farms - butterflies vote with their wings

Organic crops more nutritious

Organic farming doubles minerals in soil