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Horsemeat is Everywhere, Including IKEA

At the beginning of the year, the European Union was hit in the proverbial gut with a scandal that called into question, what, exactly, was everyone eating? After all of the concern and safeguards put…

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7 Food Safety Tips From Chef and Food Safety Expert Mareya Ibrahim

Food-borne illnesses are a growing problem in the United States, with 1 in 6 Americans becoming sick from them every year. Stories of E. coli in spinach, salmonella in peanut butter and contaminated c…

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How to Feed A Family with No Electricity

As is evidenced by the less than kind weather we have been having lately with Hurricane Sandy, and Hurricane Irene and Lee before that, living with weather related catastrophe is becoming the new norm…

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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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Are Tea Bags Really Compostable?

Composting your tea bags seems like a no-brainer, right? It's a paper wrapper, a fabric string, and a bunch of damp leaves - seems perfect for the compost bin. The trouble with tea bags is that there'…

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Monsanto Charged with Chemical Poisoning

Itís not every day that we learn about a victory for Mother Earth.† But thanks to a 47-year old farmer and a French court there has been a victory against U.S. biotechnology giant Monsanto.† And, I'd …

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Why Green Divas & Dudes Prefer Organic Food

This green diva has to weigh in on all the buzz and banter about the latest†study from Stanford about the lack of nutritional benefit from eating organic food. There is a lot of evidence that I wasn't…

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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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Is Your Body Roundup-Ready?

The Romans had lead. Victorian hat-makers had mercury. Our parents had cigarettes. We have Roundup. Thanks to the much-hated, genetically-modified corporation Monsanto and other herbicide manufacturer…

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Proper Food Storage: The Ultimate Guide (Part I)

How many times have you bought fresh produce, only to have to toss it a few days later because it got mushy, the leaves blackened, or it grew mold? Well, sure, produce doesn't last forever, but there …

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