Stuff you should know: Bad news, good news

Organic food has more of the antioxidant compounds linked to better health and lower levels of toxic metals and pesticides, according to the most comprehensive scientific analysis to date. Read the full article here.

Eden Foods, the organic food maker is a right wing nut bar. I regret to say that I have some Eden Foods malt syrup. Mostly I don’t really ever buy this brand but now I won’t ever again. Read the full article here.

Plastic covers 88% of the ocean. “We are fundamentally changing the composition of the ocean,” says Karen Law od the Sean Education Association. Read the full article here.

New research showed no relationship overall between saturated or polyunsaturated fat intake and cardiac events. Read the full blog here. Or go find the original NYT or WSJ articles that I read but am too lazy to find.