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    Three new studies confirm that exposures to common insecticides during pregnancy can cut a child’s IQ 4% to 7%  by age 9.
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Organic farming increases rural development and farmer livelihoods in China

  A recent study published in the journal Ecological Economics found that organic agriculture can improve rural development and increase the livelihoods of farmers in China. Key findings from household surveys showed that organic farmers, and particularly mid-sized farmers, were able to earn more money as a result of higher premiums and fewer input costs…. Read More ›

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Organic Center benefit raises a record $485,000 to fund organic research

Annual event celebrates science-based work of The Center to advance organic Almost 500 organic visionaries, activists and businesses from around the country gathered on March 6 for The Organic Center’s 16th annual Benefit Dinner in Anaheim and raised a record $485,000 to further the important work of the non-profit research and education organization. “This year’s… Read More ›

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People with future-oriented personalities are more likely to consume organic food

  A recently published study in Nutrition Journal shows that people with future-oriented personalities are more likely to consume organic food. In the study conducted in France, over 27,000 participants responded to a questionnaire that quantified how much the respondents considered the future versus immediate consequences of their actions, and paired that with the proportion… Read More ›

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Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma linked to glyphosate-based herbicide exposure

  A study recently published in the journal Mutation Research/Reviews in Mutation Research links glyphosate-based herbicides (GHB) like Roundup with higher rates of the cancer Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL). This formative paper combines a review of human studies with animal research that showed increased exposure to glyphosate increased NHL cancer in mice. The researchers also included a review of the mechanisms for how glyphosate causes cancer cell… Read More ›

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Benefit for The Organic Center offers stunning prizes to lucky attendees: Trip to Australia, organic mattress and a custom-fitted bike among gifts

  In addition to supporting the work of The Organic Center while enjoying a scrumptious all-organic dinner, attendees at the research organization’s annual benefit dinner March 6 in Anaheim will have the opportunity to receive some amazing prizes. Roundtrip airfare to Australia and an organic farm tour from Australian Organic Meats A PUBLIC bike, custom… Read More ›

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