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RW Garcia sponsors the Fishy Corn Car National GMO Education Tour

December 7, 2012
RW Garcia sponsors the Fishy Corn Car National GMO Education Tour

RW Garcia continues its commitment to GMO labeling and education today, sponsoring the upcoming Fishy Corn Car National GMO Education Tour. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) December 06, 2012 RW Garcia, the first corn snack food manufacturer to receive Non-GMO verification, will be sponsoring the Fishycorn Car journey from California to Washington DC to promote...
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Latinos Start Organic Farms With Help Of New Programs

December 5, 2012
Farmworkers to Organic Farmers

With demand for locally grown and organic food skyrocketing, more people have become interested in farming in recent years, spurting a growth in farmer training programs. By GOSIA WOZNIACKA SALINAS, Calif. — Bending over beds of shriveled strawberry plants, former farmworker Domitila Martinez pulls pieces of black plastic row covers in preparation for next...
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Ghana: Report Urged New Dev’t Agenda for Small Scale Farming

November 30, 2012

By Masahudu Ankiilu Kunateh, 29 November 2012 A three-year study of the ways small-scale farmers operate in Africa, Asia and Latin America has prompted calls for a major rethink of development and business interventions. The IIED – Hivos project’s final report — published today (29 November) — shows how mainstream efforts to make markets...
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Palestinian Farmers Turn To Organic Farming

November 30, 2012
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By Diaa Hadid, The Associated Press November 9, 2012 The Palestinian olive harvest, an ancient autumn ritual in the West Bank, is going upscale. In an emerging back-to-the-land movement, Palestinian farmers are turning the rocky hills of the West Bank into organic olive groves, selling their oil to high-end grocers in the U.S. and...
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As locavore movement grows, new index ranks Vermont tops in locally grown food

May 25, 2012
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MONTPELIER — A committed “locavore,” Robin McDermott once struggled to stock her kitchen with food grown within 100 miles of her Vermont home. She once drove 70 miles to buy beans and ordered a bulk shipment of oats from the neighboring Canadian province of Quebec. Six years later, she doesn’t travel far: She can...
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The Attack on our Seeds

January 26, 2012
The Attack on our Seeds

Arun Shrivastava Salem-News.com (NEW DELHI) – Once again, our seeds are under attack. Trans-national seeds companies like Monsanto, Syngenta and Bayer are pushing genetically modified seeds in India without proper biosafety assessment. It is now scientifically known that when GM seeds are sown and plants flower, non-GM plants are contaminated through cross-pollination, and...
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At Least Baby Food Is Safe…Right?

January 26, 2012
At Least Baby Food Is Safe…Right?

Legislation like Rep. Kucinich’s (see our other article in this issue) is desperately needed as GMO infiltrates more and more products. But the big shocker is that it’s now even in organic baby food! As Mike Adams pointed out, Martek Biosciences’ synthetic forms ofDHA and ARA oils (docosahexaenoic acid and arachidonic acid—polyunsaturated omega-3 and omega-6 fatty...
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Score One for the Crony Capitalists in the School Lunch Program

December 21, 2011

Pizza remains a vegetable and you can have as many greasy fries as you like, all thanks to Congress. What kind of country allows what appears to be open financial corruption to poison its children’s school lunches? The answer seems to be our country. Last January, the USDA made a feeble attempt to improve...
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New FDA Food Detention Powers Could Endanger Your Access to Food and Supplements

December 2, 2011
New FDA Food Detention Powers Could Endanger Your Access to Food and Supplements

They no longer need evidence that a product is harmful. Just a suspicion that there’s an error in the paperwork. The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law on January 4 of this year. For the past several months we’ve been sharing our concern over one of the FSMA’s mandates that eventually...
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EPA faults Monsanto in rootworm cases

December 2, 2011
EPA faults Monsanto in rootworm cases

by,Mark Steil Minnesota Public Radio Worthington, Minn. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is criticizing Monsanto for its handling of cases of damage to corn crops by rootworm. The pest is a significant threat to corn crops, and the damage occurred in crops that Monsanto genetically modified to protect against rootworm. A growing number...
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