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Organic Foods Found to Have Less Toxic Cadmium Than Conventional Crops
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, green, health, organic, protection, sustainable, world )

Kathy
- 21 days ago - treehugger.com
This summer, a large meta-study published in the British Journal of Nutrition gathered together data from hundreds of studies comparing conventional and organic crops. The authors conclude that organic foods have higher levels of antioxidants and less pes
Consumers Union: GMO Labeling Will Cost Consumers Less Than a Penny a Day
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, GMO labeling, greenliving, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 22 days ago - oregonrighttoknow.org
A new analysis commissioned by Consumers Union, the policy arm of Consumer Reports, and conducted by the independent Portland-based economic research firm, ECONorthwest, found from a review of published research that the median cost to consumers of requir
"Organic" Labeling Isn't What It Seems
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Organic, Label, USDA, Certification, Big Profits, Corruption, Bribery )

Brian
- 24 days ago - theorion.com
"Why would anyone put a label claiming something to be one thing when it isn't? It turns out, some companies try to attract people to buy their products by adding words like "natural" or "fresh" to their packaging. These companies make a bigger profit..."
The Arbiter of Organic
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, garden, green, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 24 days ago - organicgardening.com
Foods that bear the "USDA Organic" label have rightfully earned a reputation for being carefully monitored and reliable. Organic certifiers annually inspect each producer, auditing operating procedures and record keeping and ensuring that all standards...
Experts Agree: Organic Farming Is Revolutionary
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, green, health, humans, interesting, organic, protection, shopping, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 29 days ago - rodalenews.com
"Organic" is just another word for "expensive." It's a joke bandied about in supermarkets, illustrating that (scarily) people are widely unaware of the connection between the contents of their carts and its impact on the health of our bodies and the plane
Clear Differences Between Organic and Non-Organic Food, Study Finds
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenproducts, health, humans, interesting, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 33 days ago - theguardian.com
Organic food has more of the antioxidant compounds linked to better health than regular food, and lower levels of toxic metals and pesticides, according to the most comprehensive scientific analysis to date.
CropWorld Global 2011: Changing Our Global Approach to Farming 1 September 2011 | By Alistair Driver
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, food, garden, good news, eco-friendly, healthy, sustainable, organic, home, singles, family, children, babies, women, men, green, water, world )

Ruth
- 34 days ago - farmersguardian.com
"Dr Herren, a renowned scientist and international development expert,. He is a leading advocate of agroecology, a holistic farming model based on organic principles, where food is produced by small family farms using green methods which nourish soils.."
General Mills Buys Annie's Homegrown, GMO Opponents Go Berserk
Business  (tags: General Mills, Annie's Homegrown, Corporations, Profit, Organic, GMOs, Anti-GMO outrage, extremism )

Brian
- 35 days ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"People are actually trashing perfectly good food to make a point."
How Monsanto Will Own All Seed - Outcrossing Pollination Events - Video (9.55 Min)
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, contamination, ecosystems, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, greenliving, health, humans, organic, Monsanto, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 36 days ago - tv.greenmedinfo.com
US courts have ruled that even if a farmer's plants are accidentally pollinated by Monsanto's GM seed, the resulting seeds and plants are the property of Monsanto. Monsanto budgets $10 million each years to investigate and sue farmers who are not paying
GMO Safety, Weed Control Top Concerns as US Study Kicks Off
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, ecosystems, environment, food, diversity, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, organic, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 37 days ago - reuters.com
Agriculture experts raised a number of concerns with genetically modified crops, including safety and spreading weed resistance, at the first public meeting of a a U.S. government sponsored study of genetically engineered crops held Monday.
Tell Starbucks: Switch to Organic Milk
Green Lifestyle  (tags: milk, organic milk, cows, food, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, humans, organic, interesting, protection, society, sustainable, world )

Sara
- 38 days ago - action.foe.org
Starbucks buys nearly 100 million gallons of milk each year -- most of it from cows raised in cruel conditions in factory-farms. These cows are fed chemically-treated alfalfa and GMO crops like soy and corn
Thanks for the Huge Response to Our Offer of Organizing Packets for National Honeybee Day and Swarm the Globe to Save the Bees E
Green Lifestyle  (tags: ecosystems, eco-friendly, environment, sustainable, food, garden, organic, protection )

Ruth
- 40 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
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Are Lower Pesticide Residues a Good Reason to Buy Organic? Probably Not.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Organic, Organic Agriculture, Marketing, Pesticides, Natural Pesticides, Toxic, Health Risks )

Brian
- 45 days ago - blogs.scientificamerican.com
"Many natural pesticides have been found to be potential - or serious - health risks, including those used commonly in organic farming."
 

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