09/04/2012 10:45 am ET

Organics Headlines Miss The Boat on Pesticides, Antibiotic Resistance, Humaneness

GET THIS: Organic food is much less likely to retain traces of pesticides, according to a Stanford study. EVEN BETTER: Organic organic and pork are “less likely to be contaminated by antibiotic-resistant bacteria,” the New York Times reports, citing the same study. Those facts would’ve made interesting headlines, right? But those weren’t the headlines.

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