Persuasive Essay On Organic Foods

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The world has decided to go organic! Have you? There is no doubt about the fact that the organic industry is booming. According to the Hartman Group, a market research firm ‘About 70 percent of Americans buy organic food occasionally and nearly one quarter buy it every week. For most of us, the reason is simple: We want natural food that 's better for us and for the environment.’ The rise in sales of organic foods in the last two decades has been $3.6 billion in 1997 to $21.1 billion in 2007, in 2012 $28.4 billion and approaching $35 billion in 2014. The perception of organic products being comparatively costly may be true but are you willing to compromise on your health based on a few bucks? In our country unfortunately most of us are willing to compromise, reasons being a tight budget, lack of awareness or just because we tend to be indifferent when it comes to being healthy. Going organic means going back to the basics it doesn’t make you more fashionable or trendy it just creates a healthier lifestyle that our forefathers used to have back in the day. The transition of going organic here in our country may be harder as unlike in foreign countries not all stores and supermarkets here have organic foods here however the big cities have more accessibility and more purchasing power. The current organic products in …show more content…

You will find all sorts of products that are organically produced, be it dairy products or cosmetics like organic shampoos and creams.There is a lot of pressure on the companies producing organic foods because if they are caught drifting away from the set regulations they can be fined up to $11000 for each violation. Another thing to keep in mind is that the terms ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ are not interchangeable only products certified can be claimed as

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