Originally Posted by lin43
Another reason I buy organic dairy and meat is because the animals are treated more humanely than on conventional farms (many of which are akin to torture chambers for animals).
I wish this were true, but it is not. Organic has nothing to do with humane treatment of animals, and everything to do with how they're fed/medicated.
ETA: Most of the organic brands you find in the stores belong to parent companies that conventionally/factory farm, as well.