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In Praise of Yogurt

While yogurt is perhaps the most widely-known and used fermented food in North America and parts of Europe, the yogurt fad is not a new one. We have been obsessed with yogurt for thousands of years. …

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New Study Gives Genetically-Modified Crops a Failing Grade

While Monsanto and other companies involved in creating and distributing genetically-modified (GM) seeds have been citing the supposed environmental benefits for many years, a new Canadian study gives…

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8 Tips to Buy Better Yogurt

Despite all of the hype, not all yogurt is good for you. Here are 8 tips to help you select the best and healthiest yogurt for you: 1. Look for live cultures. The live cultures in yogurt provide th…

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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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Success! Hershey’s Plans to Kiss Genetically-Modified Ingredients Good-Bye!

If you love Hershey's Kisses, youíre about to love them a lot more. Thanks to pressure from consumers, the company has announced that it will make its Kisses and milk chocolate bars with simpler, gene…

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Monsanto’s Roundup Found in Animals with Birth Defects

Danish farmer Ib Borup Pederson had reared hogs for decades. So he was alarmed when he observed a growing incidence of malformations and birth defects in his newborn piglets. The deformities included:…

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Real Food: Harder to Find Than You Think (Infographic)

Does your food look real? Does it taste real? Okay. But is it actually real? We all know the difference between a spring salad and a microwave burrito, but even lean chicken, "fresh" produce and vibra…

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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, itís 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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