How much do you know about organic meat?

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These days, concerns about health, responsible farming techniques, fair trade practices and genetically modified organisms are just some of the reasons why making your weekly grocery list may seem to require a degree in geopolitical economics or chemistry.

One such consideration when filling the fridge is the benefit of organic food. Organic meat in particular has become a popular topic for reasons ranging from health and flavor to environmental welfare. But is organic meat really the environmentally friendly way to go?

The answer is yes. Sort of.