Organic Egg Research

Organic Egg Report and Scorecard

Organic Egg Brand Scorecard Scorecard Criteria Full Report Executive Summary Photo Gallery: Industrial-Scale Egg Production—Masquerading As Organic? The Cornucopia Institute’s report, Scrambled Eggs: Separating Factory Farm Egg Production from Authentic Organic Agriculture, will empower consumers and wholesale buyers who want to invest their food dollars to protect hard-working family...

Pet Food Report

Pet Food Report and Buyer’s Guide

November 2015 Pet food, even some of the most expensive brands, often contains carcinogenic and inflammatory additives and may be made from adulterated ingredients. Decoding Pet Food: Adulteration, Toxic Ingredients, and the Best Choices for Your Companion Animals reveals how the pet food industry is regulated, details specific ingredients...

Carrageenan Report and Buyer’s Guide

April 2018 NOSB Vote to Remove Carrageenan from Organic Food Overruled by Trump USDA USDA Sec. Sonny Perdue Source: USDA After eight years of Cornucopia’s research, advocacy, and petitioning, the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) voted in November 2016 to remove carrageenan, a potent inflammatory agent and possible carcinogen,...

Children's Report

Protecting Children’s Health

October 2015 Choosing Organic Food to Avoid GMOs and Agricultural Chemicals Conventional foods commonly contain residues of pesticides that may cause cancer, damage the nervous system and cognitive development, or disrupt hormone functions in humans. Genetically engineered (GE) foods are allowed in our food supply, without labeling, and have...

Yogurt Research

Yogurt Report and Scorecard

November 19, 2014 New Report Criticizes Yogurt Industry Major Brands Turning Health Food into Junk Food Culture Wars – Executive Summary Culture Wars – Full Report Yogurt Product Scorecard A new report, Culture Wars: How the Food Giants Turned Yogurt, a Health Food, into Junk Food, issued by The...

Cereal Research

Natural vs. Organic Cereal

Federal law requires that organic food products be produced promoting ecological sustainability, without the toxic inputs and genetically engineered ingredients common in the conventional food system. Increasingly, organic products are forced to compete with products that claim to be "natural."

Hexane in Soy Products Research

Hexane Soy

The prohibition of hexane in the processing of organic foods, contrasting with its widespread use in non-organic veggie burgers, meat alternatives, nutrition bars and other "natural" foods, is a perfect example of the importance of the organic label.

DHA Infant Formula Research

Infant Formula Report

Replacing Mother: Imitating Human Breast Milk in the Laboratory, details research questioning the alleged benefits of adding "novel" omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, produced in laboratories and extracted from algae and fungus, into infant formulas. The report presents disturbing research indicating that the new additives placed in infant formula...

Soy Research

Soy Report and Scorecard

The Cornucopia Institute's Organic Soy Report and accompanying Scorecard rates companies that market organic soy foods, such as soymilk, tofu and veggie burgers, based on ten criteria that are important to organic consumers'showcasing companies that are truly committed to the spirit and letter of the organic law while exposing...

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