START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: food safety

5 Foods to Watch Out for During the Government Shutdown

  The partial shutdown of the United States government is impacting the nation's food supply. Routine inspections by FDA employees aren't happening. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Pr…

337 comments

GMOs Make Cows & Pigs Sick. What About Humans?

By now youíve probably heard the words Genetically Modified Organism or GMO. Youíve probably gotten a good sense of what that means by now, too. Youíve also probably been told that only extremists are…

371 comments

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…

255 comments

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…

40 comments

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…

37 comments

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 …

14 comments

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'…

101 comments

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 …

142 comments

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…

23 comments

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.…

97 comments

people are talking

Thank you for posting this informative aericle.

There is a spray you can get in the chemist, ozone friendly. It is called sterimar and is brilliant…

Taking a cool shower before bed-time, gives you time to comfortably fall asleep

People tend to love it or hate it. When I first tried neti pot, I found it somewhat uncomfortable...…