Organic food may not be worth it, new Stanford Medical study finds

Organic food may not be worth it, new Stanford Medical study finds

Tessa Petrich, Staff Writer

October 3, 2012

How often do you pay the extra dollar per pound for those crisp organic apples? As it turns out, according to a Stanford Medical study released Sept. 4, organic produce isn’t healthier than the conventional kind. Does that mean that food shopping has become more like clothing shopping? Is t...

Gourmet San Francisco hamburger joint ROAM offers “guilt-free” meal

Sarah Maccabee, Staff writer

February 6, 2011

This isn’t just any hamburger. ROAM Artisan Burgers, located at 1785 Union St., is a relatively new restaurant committed to serving 100% sustainable produce. “People talk about sustainable eating, but its not just about doing one thing, its about doing a whole bunch of things,” says Josh Spiegelman who owns ROAM. From cooking with rice bran recycled vegetable oil, to using plates made from renewable plant f...

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