Organic Foods Vocabulary

Pre-reading vocab for organic foods text

Word Meaning
agricultural adjective related to farming
better safe than sorry idiom it's better to take precautions rather than risks
consumer noun (also verb) person who buys something
debate noun an issue that has strong arguments on both sides
expensive adj costs a lot of money
handling noun using hands to move or prepare the item
labels noun information printed on the outside of a product
nutritious adj healthy choice for the body
organic adj does not contain chemicals, such as pesticides
pesticides noun a chemical that keeps bugs away from crops
stay in business idiom continue offering service or supplies to consumers
supply noun something that the consumer wants or needs
waste of money idiom a poor choice in how to use money