Mary Helen Arthur

• Food Science Communicator Christine Bruhn, University of California, told the March 5 Associated Press that there is no evidence that organic products are safer or more nutritious than conventional food. “I hope [consumers] will understand what organic means and make this an informed choice,” she said.

Bruhn and Dennis Olson, Iowa State University, shared their insight into irradiation with the March 19 Gannett News Service. Bruhn noted that a 1998 study found that 80% of consumers would buy…

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