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See Which Produce Has the Most Pesticides In EWG’s 2018 Dirty Dozen List

See Which Produce Has the Most Pesticides In EWG’s 2018 Dirty Dozen List

Unfortunately, it’s more expensive to buy organics. To help you make informed choices at the store, the Environmental Working Group publishes an annual report of what produce has the most pesticides. They also offer insight into which fruits and vegetables are fairly “clean.” Here are their Dozen and Clean Fifteen lists.

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Vandana Shiva: Get GMOs Out of My Mustard (and Why You Should Boycott GM Food)

Vandana Shiva: Get GMOs Out of My Mustard (and Why You Should Boycott GM Food)

The introduction of GMO mustard with Terminator traits will deny Indian citizens the right to safe and pure mustard oil because of the risk of contamination. This is unacceptable!

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Costco to Begin Helping Farmers Buy Land to Keep up With Demand for Organic Food

Written by on April 14, 2016 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 9 Comments
Costco to Begin Helping Farmers Buy Land to Keep up With Demand for Organic Food

With “organic” foods flying off of Costco’s shelves, the justification for the company to begin rethinking their supply-chain is obvious….

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Sausalito School District Is First to Serve 100% Organic Meals

Written by on August 27, 2015 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments
Sausalito School District Is First to Serve 100% Organic Meals

Not only does this program far exceed USDA nutritional standards, but it ties the health of our children to the health of our planet. It’s the first program to say that fundamentally, you cannot have one without the other.

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Avoid Toxins: Go Organic or Stick With These “Clean 15” Fruits & Veggies

Written by on February 26, 2015 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 1 Comment
Avoid Toxins: Go Organic or Stick With These “Clean 15” Fruits & Veggies

One way to avoid these pesticide residues is to shop for organic fruits and vegetables. But if organic is too expensive or not available, the Environmental Working Group also released a list of the “Clean Fifteen” for 2015. This is a list of the conventionally grown produce least likely to have pesticide contamination.

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May the Forks Be With You: Open-Source Mini-Farm Grow Box

Written by on February 23, 2015 in Farming, Health with 0 Comments
May the Forks Be With You: Open-Source Mini-Farm Grow Box

Health Ranger Mike Adams reveals the Food Rising Mini-Farm Grow Box at the Health Freedom Expo in Naples, FL. Adams is releasing this technology to the public for free as an open-source project to promote the decentralization of healthy food production.

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Organic Food Activists Take Thanksgiving Fight to Monsanto’s Front Lawn

Written by on November 27, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Organic Food Activists Take Thanksgiving Fight to Monsanto’s Front Lawn

‘What better day than Thanksgiving to remind the world that eating local, organic food is one way to stop this profit-mongering, biodiversity-destroying monopoly,’ asks Reverend Billy

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How to Pick the Best Organic Seeds & Avoid GMO Seed Varieties

Written by on November 26, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
How to Pick the Best Organic Seeds & Avoid GMO Seed Varieties

Seeds are alive, and they adapt – just like we do – to the environment in which they are grown. Seeds are greatly influenced by climate, cultural factors like whether or not seeds were brought up on a diet of pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, as well as petro-chemical based fertilizers, and even if music was played while they were being germinated.

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Organic and Local: Still the Gold Standard

Written by on October 14, 2014 in Farming, Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Organic and Local: Still the Gold Standard

Growing number of conscientious consumers actively seek out the “local” label—and are willing to pay a premium for it—corporations routinely co-opt the term so they can sell more product, at higher prices, in order to increase profit margins by promising (but not actually delivering) added value.

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How to Bypass Mega Grocery Chains and Buy Direct from Organic Farms

Written by on August 17, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
How to Bypass Mega Grocery Chains and Buy Direct from Organic Farms

Even though the USDA and EPA have shut down small farming co-ops in an attack against food sovereignty people are flocking to organic food sources.

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Hilarious Video Exposes What ‘Natural’ Products Really Mean

Written by on February 5, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Hilarious Video Exposes What ‘Natural’ Products Really Mean

Anthony Gucciardi: Millions have been duped by the use of corporate language within the food products industry — including myself before I became better educated about what terms like ‘natural’ and ‘organic’ really mean. In the case of ‘natural’, the term actually means virtually nothing. And some individuals behind the organic movement have put together a funny yet informative video exposing this reality.

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