You might have seen organic produce in the supermarket and noticed that it was more expensive than regular produce. What exactly is organic health food though and does it have a different taste? Would organic boneless chicken be worth paying more for than conventional boneless chicken?
A Guide to Organic Health Food
Organic produce is grown and processed differently. It will not have been exposed to conventional pesticides, artificial fertilizers, food additives, industrial waste, human waste, or ionizing radiation.
Organic livestock, such as chickens, are reared without the use of growth hormones or antibiotics and they are fed a healthy diet. They are not genetically modified. An organic chicken will have been fed organic grains grown on a farm which has free of chemicals and pesticides for a minimum of three years.
Organic chickens are raised humanely in an environment, which is free of stress. They are allowed to roam outdoors and have daily access to sunshine and fresh air. The bird has plenty of room to move and their outdoors area is safe and clean. Free-range chickens are also allowed to roam outside but the conditions might not be clean and they can be given drugs or antibiotics. They might have been fed genetically modified food too.