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Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein Weighs in on the Organic Food Debate

Monday, 10 September 2012 11:13 By Bill Moyers, Bill Moyers & Company | Video

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Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is a physician and environmental-health advocate known to prepare her own organic meals on the campaign trail. Her party's platform calls for a transition to organic agriculture. When Stein was in the studio to record this weekend's show, we asked her to weigh in on the debate over a recent Stanford study which found that organic foods aren't any more nutritious than conventional foods. Food-fighting words to be sure. Here's her response.

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Bill Moyers

A broadcast journalist for more than four decades, Bill Moyers has been recognized as one of the unique voices of our times, one that resonates with multiple generations. In 2012, at the age of 77, Moyers begins his latest media venture with the launch of "Moyers & Company." With his wife and creative partner, Judith Davidson Moyers, Bill Moyers has produced such groundbreaking public affairs series as "NOW with Bill Moyers" (2002-2005) and "Bill Moyers Journal" (2007-2010). 

For his work, Moyers has received more than 30 Emmys, two prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards, nine Peabodys, and three George Polk Awards. Moyers' most recent book, "Bill Moyers Journal: The Conversation Continues," was published in May 2011. He currently serves as president of the Schumann Media Center, a nonprofit organization that supports independent journalism.


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Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein Weighs in on the Organic Food Debate

Monday, 10 September 2012 11:13 By Bill Moyers, Bill Moyers & Company | Video

Media

Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein is a physician and environmental-health advocate known to prepare her own organic meals on the campaign trail. Her party's platform calls for a transition to organic agriculture. When Stein was in the studio to record this weekend's show, we asked her to weigh in on the debate over a recent Stanford study which found that organic foods aren't any more nutritious than conventional foods. Food-fighting words to be sure. Here's her response.

This piece was reprinted by Truthout with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the source.

Bill Moyers

A broadcast journalist for more than four decades, Bill Moyers has been recognized as one of the unique voices of our times, one that resonates with multiple generations. In 2012, at the age of 77, Moyers begins his latest media venture with the launch of "Moyers & Company." With his wife and creative partner, Judith Davidson Moyers, Bill Moyers has produced such groundbreaking public affairs series as "NOW with Bill Moyers" (2002-2005) and "Bill Moyers Journal" (2007-2010). 

For his work, Moyers has received more than 30 Emmys, two prestigious Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards, nine Peabodys, and three George Polk Awards. Moyers' most recent book, "Bill Moyers Journal: The Conversation Continues," was published in May 2011. He currently serves as president of the Schumann Media Center, a nonprofit organization that supports independent journalism.


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