The Environmental Working Group (EWG), an organization known for its critical positions of the produce industry, released a new food database yesterday that places organic and conventional produce at the top of its scale that promotes increased daily consumption.   Rating over 80,000 foods on a scale of 1 to 10 -- with 1 being the best score -- organic and conventional fruits and vegetables received scores of 1 to 1.5, ranking them as one of the “best” foods for consumers.   According to their own press release, only about 18% of the 80,000 foods being evaluated received the “best” ranking.


 

Matt McInerney

Nearly five months have passed since a horse named California Chrome made his bid to be the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed accomplished the feat in 1978. Chrome’s shot at horseracing immortality was dashed at the Belmont Stakes on June 7, but the colt that was bred, birthed (foaled), and initially raised at Harris Farms in Coalinga, still grabs the attention today of racing fans and non-racing fans alike. 

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