Baylen Linnekin on Organic Food and Anti-Social Behavior

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Do organic consumers shop exclusively at the jerk store? It sometimes seems that way, especially as self-described foodies increasingly treat the act of grocery shopping as a political statement. In his latest column, Baylen Linnekin of the nonprofit Keep Food Legal reviews a new academic paper titled "Wholesome Foods and Wholesome Morals?" which looks at whether people exposed to organic food marketing are so self-satisfied that they are less likely to express empathy toward others.

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