Half of the difference in price between organic and non-organic food is found in meat (especially ch
Graphic feature with shopping for same 6 items shows organic to be twice as expensive as non org. Chicken breast $14.67 vs $ 5.17 Difference $9.48 ... Of $ 17.44, which is the difference in the total 6 item shopping bundle So 54 percent of the difference of the total is from meat But of course if just glanced at the feature, would never see this. The price per items very very small. Other features shows how much cheaper junk food is per calorie but compare with fruits and veg – not compared to bulk rice, beans, nuts
.Source: Bryan Walsh, “America’s Food Crisis and How to Fix It,” Time Magazine, August 31, 2009, 33.