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Dirty Dozen Guide to Food Additives
Green Lifestyle  (tags: family, food, food additives, health, humans, protection, shopping, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - ewg.org
Food should be good for you. But some isn't. More than 10,000 additives* are allowed in food. Some are direct additives that are deliberately formulated into processed food. Others are indirect additives that get into food during processing, storage and
Reinventing the Potato:Turns Out Spuds Aren't as Boring as You Might Think
Green Lifestyle  (tags: family, food, garden, farming, healthy, interesting, coolstuff, shopping, humans, organic, environment )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Although most people associate the potato with Ireland and Idaho, its evolutionary birthplace is Peru, a country that, to this day, has far more varieties of the vegetable than anywhere else.
Excellent Infographic Shows Why We Must Say No to Plastic : TreeHugger
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, environment, recycling, Sustainabililty, plastic recycling, plastic pollution, Plastic Waste, shopping )

Cat
- 44 days ago - treehugger.com
We have to stop with the plastic already. With our plastic dependency growing and rate of recycling decreasing, it's crucial to make the tough but necessary switch to reusables.
Is Your Pet's Food as Safe as You Think?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, GMOs, health, organic, pets, pet food, protection, shopping, world )

Kathy
- 52 days ago - cornucopia.org
Pet food quality varies significantly and all too often includes dangerous chemical additives. In many cases consumers get what they pay for, but price doesn't always indicate high quality.
What Will It Take to Get You to Swallow GMO and Nanotech Foods?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, genetic engineering, GMOs, health, humans, shopping, nanomaterials, technology, world )

Kathy
- 55 days ago - altheadlines.com
Dear reader: Are you one of these "new technology rejecters"? Apparently you will be the one getting a label if you don't want GMOs or nanoparticles in your food. Read on...
Cruelty-Free Shopping Guide To Survive Black Friday
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, shopping )

JeanisAWA
- 63 days ago - thedodo.com
As Black Friday returns once again this year, many shoppers across the country will be on the hunt for the best prices. But there's a way to support animals while saving -- by buying humanely produced products and supporting companies that don't allow ani
Employees Forced to Work on Thanksgiving Day or Face Being Fired
Business  (tags: Thanksgiving, retail, workers, employment, shopping, vacation, holidays, greed )

Freya
- 70 days ago - yahoo.com
Tyler Barton, 24, is university student and a manager at a national discount retailer in Oklahoma. He won't give away more details of his employment because of a non-disclosure agreement he signed when first joining the company.
Say NO to Black Thursday
Business  (tags: petitions, Black Thursday, Thanksgiving, Black Friday, shopping, holidays, consumerism, K-Mart, Wal-Mart, Target )

Freya
- 71 days ago - change.org
Black Friday is no longer just Friday. It has pushed its way back into my favorite holiday, Thanksgiving. Now, stores are opening on Thursday, rather than early Friday morning. Kmart is even opening on Thursday morning at 6 AM! Now, people are leaving...
Big Mayo Wants You to Know There's Only One Way to Make Mayo, Dammit | Mother Jones
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, greenproducts, organic, mayonnaise, sustainable, farming, Unilever, Hampton Creek, lawsuits, Vegan Mayonnaise, shopping, health, eco-friendly )

Cat
- 74 days ago - motherjones.com
Both funny and serious. Last Friday, the Anglo-Dutch mega-conglomerate Unilever, owner of Hellmann's Mayonnaise, filed suit against the vegan upstart Hampton Creek,
Target: Stay Closed on Thanksgiving
Business  (tags: petitions, retail, holidays, workers, Target, Thanksgiving, shopping )

Freya
- 76 days ago - change.org
Every year, the store hours for "Black Friday" becomes earlier and earlier that it takes away from family time for both employees and customers. Thanksgiving is a time for friends and family; it isn't for deals, savings, and money.
6 Food Waste Myths Dispelled
Green Lifestyle  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, healthy, humans, protection, shopping, Sustainabililty, water )

Kathy
- 83 days ago - civileats.com
There's no question that food waste is a fiasco. Up to 40 percent of the food grown in the U.S. is never eaten. But for all the talk of reducing waste, among environmentalists, humanitarians, and penny-pinchers alike, there are still misconceptions about
Monsanto's New PR Commercial Will Make You Queasy
Green Lifestyle  (tags: family, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, Monsanto, shopping, world )

Kathy
- 84 days ago - altheadlines.com
Remember when the Corn Refiner's Association got mad about all those concerns about high fructose corn syrup? And they came out with those public relations ads where the stupid parent raises a concern and the smart parent says "What? That's it's made from
TAKE ACTION NOW! Starbucks & Green Mountain Coffee -- Don't Support the Lawsuit Against Vermont
Green Lifestyle  (tags: GMOs, labeling, labeling GMO, protection, humans, environment, conservation, organic, Sustainabililty, shopping, health )

Cal
- 85 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Starbucks is part of a lawsuit that's aiming to block a landmark law that requires genetically-modified ingredients be labeled.
Buyer Beware: Online Shopping Prices Vary From User to User
Business  (tags: shopping, prices, discrimination )

Freya
- 86 days ago - alternet.org
Companies may be charging you more because of your geographic location or computer model.
 

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