Organic vs Non-Organic

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Organic vs Non-Organic

By | May 2012
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I. Introduction: Thesis Statement: People should consume organic foods because they have More nutritious, No pesticides are used on them, No hormones or antibiotics are used in their production A.Major Proposition or Premise (before because):

People should consume organic foods
B.1st Minor Proposition or Premise (after because):
More nutritious.
C.2nd Minor Proposition or Premise (after because):
No pesticides are used on them.
D.3rd Minor Proposition or Premise (after because):
No hormones or antibiotics are used in their production.

II. A. 1st Minor Proposition or Premise (after because):
More nutritious
B. Evidence: Expert Testimony: Lady Eve Balfour Philosophical Theory: Jeffrey Stephen Wicken Historical Examples: N/A
Statistics: ( journeytoforever.org/farm_library/worthington-organic.pdf) Logic: The producers of non-organic food argue that the organic label is a marketing tool. It is not a statement about food safety. Nor is “organic” a value judgment about nutrition or quality. Organic is how it is produced. Just because something is labeled organic does not mean it is superior, safer, or more healthy than conventional foods. All foods in this country must meet the same high standards of safety regardless of their classification C. Opposition of 1st Minor Proposition/Premise: There is no evidence whatsoever that a diet high in or exclusively of organic foods is any healthier for you than a diet of conventional foods, no clear or consistent difference could be found in the nutritional value D. Evidence: Expert Testimony: Martin Hickman

Philosophical Theory: Dan Glickman 2004
Historical Examples: N/A
Statistics: (http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/food-and-drink/news/organic-food-no-healthier-than-conventional-1764448.html) Logic: There is plenty of evidence however that a diverse diet, high in fruits, vegetables, whole grains...
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