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Genetically-Modified Salmon Insufficiently Tested for Safety

The US Food and Drug Administration is in the process of assessing genetically-modified salmon created by the US-based corporation AquaBounty Technologies for possible approval for human consumption. …

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12 Best Genetically-Modified-Free Grocery Stores

Sorry Safeway and Kroger:  while consumers applaud your recent decision to ban genetically-modified salmon from your stores, it’s not enough to make the cut for the Top 12 Right to Know Grocers as ide…

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Safeway, Kroger Say ‘No’ to Genetically-Modified Salmon

The two largest American grocery chains, Safeway and Kroger, join the growing list of grocery stores that are saying "no" to genetically-modified (GM) salmon.  According to a story in the Los Angeles …

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Consumers Have the Power. Companies Quietly Change Harmful Ingredients

More and more people are paying attention to what's on food labels. Because of this increased interest in food ingredients, some companies are quietly removing the more questionable ones. Americans…

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Grocery Store Chicken Is Covered In Germs And The Label Might Be Meaningless

As a meatless eater, I've been following the recent Consumer Reports exposé on grocery store chicken with a mixture of disgust (because dang, 97% contamination with disease-causing bacteria is high), …

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Green Divas Radio Show (Podcast): Mariel Hemingway

We finally got to talk to the inspiring Mariel Hemingway! But first, a big thank you to  Green Diva Correspondent  Sandy Holtzman for telling us about Bixby Bars and to Bixby Bars for sending us sa…

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Which Companies Support GMO Labeling?

Even though Prop. 37 (the California Right to know Genetically Engineered Food Act) did not pass in the 2012 election, the mission for GMO awareness is far from over. In fact, it's just beginning. …

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3 Reasons Our Food Should Be Labeled

As I have written here several times, there are many reasons that we should all know what is in our food and support a sustainable food system. These include the seemingly endless stories of food reca…

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Mariel Hemingway on the New Green Divas Radio Show

A lot of news from Green Divas HQ! First of all, the Green Divas are thrilled to announce that they will be back on the air every Thursday afternoon starting November 1. Not only will the Green Divas …

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Mariel Hemingway on Why We Need to Stop Monsanto (video)

I was introduced to a wonderful new film project that Mariel Hemingway is behind called Stop Monsanto. I'm excited about the film and hope you will be too. I had the opportunity to correspond with Ms.…

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