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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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Canada Approves Genetically-Modified Salmon

While Canadians were preoccupied with Senate scandals and Rob Ford's latest debacle, Environment Canada quietly approved genetically-modified (GM) salmon eggs and salmon for farming off the country's …

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Are GMOs Responsible For Your Gluten Intolerance?

Gluten,†a protein found in wheat and other grains, has been linked to everything from†gas and bloating to celiac disease, a serious autoimmune condition that can increase risk of death. Some estima…

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Top 20 Frankenfoods to Avoid

Genetically-modified (GM) foods and food ingredients have infiltrated our food supply, tainting what was once healthy. While agri-businesses continue to claim they are safe, increasing amounts of rese…

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New Hampshire Initiates Bill to Label Genetically-Modified Foods

Now that genetically-modified foods will soon require labeling in Maine, New Hampshire is considering following suit. The House subcommittee has begun work on a GMO-Labeling bill that would require fo…

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10 Foods Sold in the U.S. That Are Banned Elsewhere

Americans are slowly realizing that food sold in the US doesn't just taste different than foods sold in other countries, it's created differently. Sadly, many U.S. foods are BANNED in Europe -- and fo…

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Monsanto Stock in Danger, Investor Warns

I was shocked to read a story in Canada's highly conservative national newspaper, The Globe and Mail, a couple of days ago in which well-known investor and columnist Chris Umiastowski, P.Eng., MBA, wa…

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8 Things Every Woman Needs to Know about Feminine Hygiene Products

What you donít know about your pads and tampons may be hurting you.† Here are 8 things you need to know: 1.† Most pads and tampons contain dioxin residues from bleaching the cotton used to make the…

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Tumors Linked to Genetically-Modified Corn

In a study published in Food Chemical Toxicology, scientists at the University of Caen, Institute of Biology, in France found severe effects of Round-up tolerant genetically modified (GM) corn, even w…

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17 Essential Reasons to Eat Organic Food

Organic food was the only option for thousands of years.† Now, with pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, and genetically-modified foods, organic is still the best option.† Here are 17 reasons to eat or…

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