Sound Consumer archive
The organic advantage
Landmark study from the UW on pesticides in the diet
by Cynthia Curl, M.S., Research Scientist,
Results of a new study show that children who eat a mostly organic diet have significantly lower pesticide exposures than do children who eat a mostly conventional diet.
Fremont sprouts a new PCC
The grand opening is less than a month away, and PCC's newest store is gearing up to be Fremont's tastiest shopping experience.
Rocket fuel in lettuce
by Goldie Caughlan, PCC Nutrition Education Manager and Member, National Organic Standards Board
From numerous telephone calls and e-mails: "I recently heard a news report about 'rocket fuel in lettuce in California.' What's the background? Are lettuces at PCC affected, or other crops?"
Reusing plastic water bottles may pose health risk
While people may think they're doing a good deed for the environment when they reuse water bottles, researchers say they could be risking their health.
Strong bones reflect a healthy lifestyle
by Bart Walton, M.Ac., L.Ac.
Acupuncture is rapidly becoming a common alternative therapy for various physical disorders ... [it] also has a long history in the treatment of mental and emotional disorders.
Update on the Shipley Fields: Wal-Mart plans to build a big box right next door
by Jody Aliesan, PCC Farmland Fund President and Operating Officer
This month: Update on the Shipley Fields, Stonyfield Farm gives to the Farmland Fund, and the donor roster for April 1 — 30, 2003.