Heartland Institute Policy Advisor Mischa Popoff is an organic skeptic, with good reason. Between the certification system, the federal government, and the private agencies, you cannot assume you are getting what you’re paying for. In the video below, Mischa sits down with Canada’s Sun News to discuss how buying organic can be a scam. Many consumers today to think organic is the way to go thanks to marketing services designed to have you believe organic is better.
Mischa highlights an incident in Germany of an e. coli outbreak in which 40 people died and more then 3,900 will be on kidney dialysis from eating organic bean sprouts. Because organic food companies are not allowed to use synthetic fertilizer, composted manure is the next option. If used incorrectly, composted manure can have fatal consequences.
Watch Mischa talk about all that, and more, below: