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-- -- -- Whole grains to.
All that sounds grades and they make it so easy I just go natural or -- Prime buying cage free eggs -- food made with whole -- -- Says here no high fructose corn syrup.
Now be happy and healthy and many of these products they say -- Green there better for the world.
People believe that I got my audience believes -- how many -- you buy organic program.
I would say half of it.
Organic food is the fastest growing part of the food business sales are growing 12% a year.
But Justin Wilson of the Center for Consumer Freedom says he's more expensive organic and natural foods and other so called environmentally friendly products.
Our justice to him and consumers are still open to Biden.
This stuff you know.
I -- -- strong word I think it's a strong word at the same time you know.
They are letting themselves be led around by the nose I think to a certain extent because it wants to stay ahead of the trend and they have a cool friend of them who says -- -- eat organic or.
What do you mean you don't you know use reusable shopping bags and so it's little would kill her little bit of wanna -- organic so.
What's wrong with -- organic and it cost small -- but.
People say it tastes better.
People may say tastes better but that's often times a placebo effect they've been told that -- eating organic food but of course should be -- better because it's organic food -- paid more for it.
You know what I like to say manure is -- it in organic.
I'm in fact that's how they -- it right I mean that's what that's and -- like most food is grown -- synthetic fertilizer made from nitrogen from the year right organic is natural but it's out there with the cow feces bright and studies have found that in terms of food safety issues that you have a higher likelihood.
With some products -- actually getting food contamination from an organic food and that is not to say that anything unsafe don't be wrong here I am I -- all this stuff and I don't wanna create any kind of panic and the same time.
The actual health benefits of organic.
Are negligible to zero and -- studies have been done I mean over and over and over again so in fact.
Two years ago the British food standards agency which is like RF DA.
Decided -- put to rest.
I'm he said that there's no perceived health benefits and that's exactly what the USDA did you know you see this as as UST organic and it created a program.
That's not a health program under the USDA that's considered a marketing program.
You know people -- that's always better just means that it's all -- marketing it has good marketing and that's that's about all there is too -- let's go on that.
Cage free and he believes existed that I guess this chickens walk around freely rooster hear about it doesn't look happy.
And you would think that the happier birds would -- -- healthier eggs and tastes better I'm sure the roosters -- because he's not doing Agilent and I don't know why they put that on the -- You wonder that.
It's -- cage -- costs more what's wrong.
A cost significantly more six dollars nine dollars I once saw come.
The problem is that the actual health benefits are easier and they're certainly ethical issues to be considered when it comes to cage free aches and the egg producer because normally the birds are core branding and -- can be better control.
And it can keep external pathogens.
Out the reason why they put at -- -- and palaces -- so that the foxes don't get them but they also don't get other disease and that's and there's more to it than that but that's certainly part of congress will more quickly to local flu.
I'm hearing that's kinder the earth.
And better for us sure carbon credits and all that.
There I typically don't go to dinner party gained more where that we got this all of the farmers' market but if you think that your helping environment.
Because -- farmer put 200 pounds of vegetables.
In the back of an old beat up pickup truck and drove fifty miles with them -- fifty -- -- shorter than 300 worth a thousand miles so -- performer is trucking in a couple hundred pounds.
With a truck to ten miles per gallon back and forth -- exactly see how -- but you know it does become feel good about themselves and give them something to talk about.
Alright local -- gives you sultan to feel good about another is natural natural -- business that's a policy period this is not a new sales pitch.
-- -- like consumer report and days I ran across a pretty silly.
Natural -- Sterling has come out with natural.
-- -- -- -- -- I just I look at those old consumer reporting tapes and but.
Natural food isn't better more than 30% of the products that came to market two years ago had the word natural part of it it is instead -- -- food.
Instead of the -- natural and it's because it worked with consumers consumers -- into it and if you're looking at a shelf and you're looking between two things of Jews.
And you don't know you don't have a preference for one -- priced the same thing will then it's what's on the front of the package that makes these differences -- -- that natural the other one just as Jews.
Be more likely to -- -- Justin Wilson thank you very much is with the Center for Consumer Freedom.
Consumer freedom is a good thing.