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California to Allow Consumers to Sue Over Deceptive Food Labels

California to Allow Consumers to Sue Over Deceptive Food Labels

The ruling provides a solution for “overpaying for products that aren’t what they were represented to be.”

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Obama Ready to Sign the DARK Act-Has He Been the “Monsanto” President All Along?

Obama Ready to Sign the DARK Act-Has He Been the “Monsanto” President All Along?

In the last eight years, the global outcry against Monsanto and the other biotech giants has accelerated—but not a significant peep has emerged from the Obama White House. And now, the bill dubbed The Dark Act is ready for Obama’s signature. It will make GMO labels on food an exclusively federal matter—and those labels will be confusing, weak, and therefore meaningless for the majority of Americans. The Dark Act is basically a free pass for Monsanto and the other biotech giants.

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You Can Help a Family Farmer Save His Farm, Here’s How

You Can Help a Family Farmer Save His Farm, Here’s How

We are very concerned what appears to be a glaring and very violent assault on small farmers, Black farmers, and the right to self-determination in this country, via the recent seizure of North Carolina Farmer Eddie Wise’s land. On Wednesday, January 20, 2016, around 7:30 a.m., at least fourteen (14) Federal Marshals in full military gear with full-scale military guns drawn, along with several county sheriff officers, descended on the 106 acre farm in Nash County, NC, and forcibly escorted Eddie Wise and his wife, who was still in bed and suffers from a debilitating medical condition, out of their home and off the land that they have owned for more than 20 years.

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USDA Ignores Critiques of New Pesticide-Resistant GMO Crops (Project Censored #12)

USDA Ignores Critiques of New Pesticide-Resistant GMO Crops (Project Censored #12)

Despite nearly 400,000 petition signatures from citizens, health professionals, and farmers expressing public opposition, in September 2014 the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) approved a new generation of genetically engineered corn and soybeans, created by the biotech company Dow AgroSciences.

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Talking Trash: Feds Announce Dramatic Goal To Curb Our Food-Waste Crisis

Talking Trash: Feds Announce Dramatic Goal To Curb Our Food-Waste Crisis

The U.S. is getting serious about tackling one of the biggest social and environmental problems that most Americans probably don’t even know exists: the staggering amount of food we waste. 90 billion pounds of edible food goes uneaten each year in the U.S, according to the USDA. That’s 40 percent of the food in America.

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7 Giant Lies About Red Meat Promoted by the Meat Industry

Posted by on August 6, 2015 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 5 Comments
7 Giant Lies About Red Meat Promoted by the Meat Industry

This is the meat industry’s story and it is sticking to it, like Big Tobacco maintaining cigarette safety until the bitter end. The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) calls the new guidelines “flawed” and “nonsensical,” and cites “inconsistencies” in the links between red meat and health problems in a 44-page rebuttal to the new guideline proposals.

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

Posted 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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