7 On Your Side: Consumer Reports compares shopping local vs. organic

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So, which should you buy: local or organic?

Demand for organic food is so high, that some supermarkets are now importing organic food from as far away as China. But many shoppers are also looking for local products and produce. So, which should you buy: local or organic?

Watch the full story in the video player above for suggestions from Consumer Reports on how to shop smart this summer.

Meanwhile, if you're looking for local, sustainable food nearby, Consumer Reports suggests checking out a eatwellguide.org.

Consumer Reports is published by Consumers Union. Both Consumer Reports and Consumers Union are not-for-profit organizations that accept no advertising. Neither has any commercial relationship with any advertiser or sponsor on this site.

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