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Recent scandals concerning food produced in Japan and overseas have increased consumer interest in organic produce, which is seen as being both safer and healthier. On Tuesday, TV Tokyo’s business-documentary program, “Gaia no Yuake (The Dawn of Gaia)” (10 p.m.), will look at organizations that are trying to make organic food more affordable.

Only 0.19 percent of all the agricultural products grown or raised in Japan qualify as organic, which implies that no chemical fertilizers or pesticides are used in production.

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