Are Organic Food stuff better than Regular ones ?
People who gorw their own organic veg claim it tastes better than commercially grown crops.
This is basically the state of crops before the invention of pesticides. While I understand not wanting carcinogens in your food, it is widely accepted in India that our ground water has a fair amount of impurities (even levels of DDT in some places). So much so that there was that public debate recently spear headed by Sunita Narain about how Coca cola should purify even the trace amounts of impurities in its products.
Oh and they don't use genetically modified crops either. These are crops with genes modified to better improve the yield of the crop or to produce insecticides to protect itself.
There is a push to get genetic modified crops in India approved for widespread use, which the judge was noted as telling the object ...more