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11 Ways to Eliminate Genetically-Modified Food from the Planet

By now you may have heard that the state of Vermont was victorious against the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and other industry groups in upholding their law requiring genetically-modified f…

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How Climate Change Makes Our Food Less Safe (and less abundant)

An EU study looked at how climate change is impacting our food safety now and projected what global warming could mean for the future of food safety. How will climate change affect the future of our f…

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Meet Vladimir Putin, A New Convert to the Locavore Movement

Who needs Italian wine, English cheddar, and German sausages? Obviously not Russia. Vladimir Putin is forcing Russians to become locavores, whether they like it or not. Last Thursday, his governmen…

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Scary Facts About Food Security & Climate Change + Infographics

What are we doing to help our world food situation? Something is wrong†when almost 1 billion people in the world are undernourished and more than 1.4 billion adults are overweight! We†waste 1/3 …

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Organic Farming vs. Industrial Agriculture: Which Method Wins?

Since 1981, the Rodale Institute has been doing side-by-side trials of organically-grown and conventionally-grown corn and soybeans to see how organic farming really stacks up against industrial agric…

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What is Food Insecurity? An Explanation

Natural disasters, conflict, and international trade rules are all factors in creating food insecurity. Photo Credit: CIAT International Center for Tropical Agriculture via Flickr. Health Videos…

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The Truth About Frankenfoods

Would you knowingly eat a potato that needs to be transported in hazardous waste containers since every cell contains pesticides? This isnít food terrorism (at least not the kind we recognize as a cri…

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Local Foods to Feed Our Future

Have you ever had to choose between food or shelter? Recently, I was stunned to find out that, in Clayoquot Sound in British Columbia, Canada, many respondents to a survey on food issues had to choo…

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I hate to break it to the "owner" but this cat has adopted his friend.

Are we sure stuff grown commercially in the U. S. doesn't have the same problems?

Thank you Eric.