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Risky Business: Big Food Companies, Lawsuits and GMO Labeling
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, greenliving, greenproducts, health, humans, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - organicconnectmag.com
Food companies using GMOs or genetically engineered ingredients in their products might want to think again. Attorneys are now saying, "If you're using GMOs and making "all-natural" claims, there's a good chance you'll get sued."
Tell Congress: Don't Prohibit GMO Labeling
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, health, humans, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - credomobilize.com
Consumers have a fundamental right to know what they're eating. We urge you to reject legislation that would prohibit states and the federal government from requiring genetically modified foods to be labeled.
Vermont Puts Lessons From Past in GMO Bill
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, health, humans, organic, protection, sustainable )

Kathy
- 1 day ago - politico.com
Vermont lawmakers seeking to make their state the first to require the labeling of genetically modified food are hoping history won't repeat itself. A bill (H. 112) that the state's Democratically controlled Senate passed Wednesday in a 28-2 vote would-->
FOOD REVOLUTION SUMMIT (Learn About the World of Food We All Consume)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, health, corporate, corporations, GMO, GE, Genetic Engineering, Genetically Modified, ecosystems, environment, organic, shopping, society, Sustainabililty, water, world )

Syd
- 2 days ago - foodrevolution.org
Stand up against toxic food! Get the truth about how your food choices affect your life and your world. Get the truth about carbs, gluten, fat, and sugar affect your weight, energy, sleep and the planet.
Corporate Clout & Secret Deals Are Chipping Away at the Organic Standard
Health & Wellness  (tags: Organic, abuse, Body-Mind-Spirit, diet, disease, environment, ethics, food, government, health, humans, illness, investigation, nutrition, prevention, protection, risks )

Kamia
- 13 days ago - organicconsumers.org
Now a new rule allows the National Organic Standards Board to adopt whatever they want without having public input, which of course allows them to add more and more non-organic materials to what can legally be labeled as Organic. Petition included!
The World's Most Endangered Food
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, greenliving, health, humans, interesting, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 15 days ago - bbc.com
Many varieties of fruit, meat and vegetable are disappearing from our plates, says Rachel Nuwer. Why is this happening, and can we stop the rot?
How Seeds Could Be Our Saviors -- If We Save Them First
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, energy, environment, food, garden, greenproducts, organic, Seed protections, Sustainabililty, technology, world )

Kit
- 31 days ago - grist.org
The Nobel Peace Prize winner and Irish conciliator John Hume once observed that when people are divided, victories are not solutions. *** With short 2 minute video***
Before You Go: The Challenges of Country Living
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, family, food, garden, greenliving, humans, interesting, organic, sustainable )

Kamia
- 31 days ago - grit.com
Always dreaming of that little country place, free of neighbors, noises and where you can live a sustainable and healthy lifestyle? It can be done, but there are also other things you need to think about. Here's some.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Commend Europe for Reducing Plastic Bag Waste - ForceChange
Green Lifestyle  (tags: green, greenliving, greenproducts, organic, recycling, sustainable, eco-friendly, design )

Cal
- 35 days ago - forcechange.com
Recently, members of the European Parliament's Environment Committee approved a report that would reduce the use of single use plastic bags. The report consists of a two stage reduction target to decrease the amount of waste in the environment across all
New Study: Organic Farms Support 34 - 43% More Species Than GMO Farms
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiversity, conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, healthy, interesting, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 39 days ago - naturalsociety.com
A new study will make it hard for Monsanto, Dow, and DuPont to argue that they aren't simply desirous of eliminating all of nature, and then - us. A detailed analysis of species diversity - more plants, animals, and insects - is included in the Swedish-->
The Latest in Sustainable Textiles
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, clothing, energy, greenliving, organic, shopping, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 42 days ago - triplepundit.com
We economize on our driving by using shared resources, or we bike to work, or walk to save on our carbon footprint. We reduce our energy usage where we can by buying appliances that conserve water and electricity and we lobby for energy-smart concepts-->
U.S. Farmers Report Widespread GM Crop Contamination
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, farming, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 44 days ago - ipsnews.net
A third of U.S. organic farmers have experienced problems in their fields due to the nearby use of genetically modified crops, and over half of those growers have had loads of grain rejected because of unwitting GMO contamination.
Why the 'Non-GMO' Label Is Organic's Frenemy
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO, Non-GMO label, Frenemy, Organic, Monsanto, false friend, food, nutrition, warning )

Roseann
- 47 days ago - readersupportednews.org
Charles reports: "The increasingly successful movement to eliminate genetically modified crops - GMOs - from food is turning out to be organic's false friend."
Organic Agriculture: 'The Way Forward' in the Age of Climate Change
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, greenliving, organic, food, eco-friendly, agriculture, Cool Foods Campaign, CO2emissions )

Evelyn
- 49 days ago - commondreams.org
Cling to a food system that contributes to climate change and jeopardizes food security, or adopt a regenerative system that strengthens food security and helps mitigate the climate crisis--"The choice is ours to make," a new report states
Stop the Corporate Takeover of Organics
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, environment, food, greenliving, greenproducts, health, humans, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 51 days ago - cornucopia.org
After years of pillaging the conventional dairy industry, Dean Foods recently spun-off their branded products division (WhiteWave), including the Horizon and Silk labels. The company has cheapened organics and its brands.
 

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