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Human health implications of organic food and organic agriculture: a comprehensive review

Environmental Health201716:111

Received: 22 May 2017

Accepted: 2 October 2017

Published: 27 October 2017

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Original Submission
22 May 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
23 Jun 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Kathryn Bradbury
26 Jul 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Liza Oates
27 Jul 2017 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Marc Cohen
25 Sep 2017 Author responded Author comments - Axel Mie
Resubmission - Version 2
25 Sep 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
2 Oct 2017 Editorially accepted
27 Oct 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12940-017-0315-4

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Authors’ Affiliations

Karolinska Institutet, Department of Clinical Science and Education, Stockholm, Sweden
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Centre for Organic Food and Farming (EPOK), Ultuna, Sweden
University of Southern Denmark, Department of Public Health, Odense, Denmark
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Department of Animal Environment and Health, Skara, Sweden
University of Copenhagen, Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, Frederiksberg, Denmark
Research Unit on Nutritional Epidemiology (U1153 Inserm, U1125 INRA, CNAM, Université Paris 13), Centre of Research in Epidemiology and Statistics Sorbonne Paris Cité, Bobigny, France
Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Department of Functional & Organic Food & Commodities, Warsaw, Poland
Scientific Foresight Unit (Science and Technology Options Assessment [STOA]), Directorate-General for Parliamentary Research Services (EPRS), European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, Boston, USA