Q&A about organic agriculture

Although organic food is getting more and more popular, many people still wonder: what is organic, exactly? In this Q&A we hope to answer all your questions about organic food and agriculture. Click on questions for more information.

Organic food is tasty, healthy and safe. Sales figures and popularity of organic food have been continously rising for years,...
Most people know that organic food production does not involve the use of pesticides, artificial fertilizer or GMO's. But what...
Biodynamic agriculture and food production is a special type of ecological farming, with extra demands regarding animal welfare, closed nutrient...
As the organic sector grows, more attacks occur from the side of the industrial lobby, claiming that organic "can't feed...
Organic products are often a bit more expensive. So you probably want to be sure that the food was really...
In recent years there has been a strong lobby claiming that organic agriculture could not feed the world. That is...
Animal rights organisations widely recognize organic farming as the most animal-friendly farming approach. The organic method aims to work with...
Many countries are now dealing with the accute problem of antibiotic resistant bacteria such as MRSA. This problem was not...
Climate change leads to major insecurities for the world food supply, says the FAO. There is ample scientific proof that...
Healthy food comes from healthy agriculture. Producers of baby food use organic products almost exclusively, because organic vegetables and fruit...
If you buy organic, you can be sure that no G.M. is used. Most European citizens prefer not to eat...
Biodiversity is, in short, the abundance and variety of animals and plants. In the Netherlands, for example, only 15% of...
It true that organic products are often more expensive. Sometimes the difference is small, sometimes it's huge. Why is that?...
An important principle of organic production is to work as naturally as possible, in agriculture and in processing. This means...
In the perception of many consumers, organic and fair trade are more or less identical. It's true that both qualifications...

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