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Why is organic food more expensive than regular food?

September 3rd, 2010

Episode 731 of 1070 episodes

You've probably noticed that organic foods cost significantly more than non-organic ones, but have you ever wondered why? In this episode, Marshall Brain explains how higher production costs and other factors lead to higher prices in the grocery store.

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