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60 Minutes Australia - The Families Who Want Australia to Know What's Really Bubbling Beneath the Surface   video
Business  (tags: Australia, coal seam gas, farmers, gas companies, destruction, danger )

- 130 days ago -
He's a husband, a father, a farmer and now a fighter taking on the big gas companies, who destroyed his land.
How Israel Makes Money From Blockading Gaza
Business  (tags: Rights and Accountability, Israel, Gaza Strip-siege, BDS, settlement business, farmers, PNGO, Corporate Watch, Arava, labeling, Buffer zone, EU, NEWSMEDIA, WORLD, NEWS, blockade, money, economy, usa, farming, energy, marketing, consumers, world )

- 207 days ago -
In accordance with the 2005 BDS call from Palestinian civil society, Corporate Watch advocates a full boycott of all Israeli goods.
Campaign News Policy Blog: Six Things You Missed From This Year's Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil
Business  (tags: Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil, 2015, Sustainabililty, palm oil, farmers, smallholders, human rights, inclusiveness, environment, conservation, ecosystems, ethics )

- 320 days ago -
Although opinions on RSPO differ, a growing consensus around the need for a more integrated & inclusive approach on how land rights or important forests are identified & respected, ensuring farming communities and smallholders become part of the solution
How a Founding Father and a British Agriculturist Helped America's Farmers
Business  (tags: Americans, farmers, agriculture, government, George Washington, Great Britain, history, farming, world, society )

- 475 days ago -
George Washington believed his young nation was only as strong as its farmers, so less than 2 years after the end of war with England in, he turned to that country's best & brightest for help in improving his own, & America's, agricultural practices.
Meet The South Sudanese Farmers Who Want To Feed Their War-Torn Nation
Business  (tags: world, South Sudan, good news, farmers, farming, food, family, economy, society, Entrepreneurs, money, news, humans, government )

- 510 days ago -
Pineapple farmer Marko Bagayowya has big plans. He wants to build a juice factory and sell South Sudan-made drinks. He wants to leave his four children an inheritance, something his own father was unable to do. And he wants to build a legacy for his ...
3 Vile Myths Too Many Food Companies Are Shoving Down Our Throats. Gross.
Business  (tags: agriculture, business, farmers, myths, food production, technology, genetic engineering, pesticides, Food corporations )

- 578 days ago -
Myth #1: We need technology like genetic engineering and pesticides to grow more food. #2 : Food corporations are working hand in hand with farmers. #3: We need to double food production in order to feed the planet by 2050
Moified Corn a Step Closer to Approval in Europe
Business  (tags: corporate, consumers, ethics, farming, genetically modified, DuPont, Dow Chemical, EU, farmers, farming )

- 985 days ago -
LONDON -- After 13 years, six scientific opinions and two legal challenges, an insect-resistant type of corn is on the verge of being approved by the European Union
*Take Action* Support Small Independent Farmers
Business  (tags: americans, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, environment, Farmers, Farmers markets, GMO, monsanto, politics, SustainableDevelopment )

- 1075 days ago -
Right now, the former Monsanto super lobbyist Michael Taylor - and now Obama's Food Safety Czar - is busy crafting new FDA food safety rules that could wipe out half of America's small, local and organic family farmers.
Stop Land Grabs PLEASE SIGN
Business  (tags: business, environment, ethics, food, business, money, farmers )

- 1118 days ago -
Companies like Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods (ABF) buy and produce huge amounts of sugar around the world. And as demand for sugar increases, so does the rush for land to grow it on.
USDA Refuses to Investigate Illegal GMO Contamination
Business  (tags: USDA, CFS, Washington state, GMO's, farmers, investigationhumans, environment, ethics, government, society )

- 1123 days ago -
Center for Food Safety (CFS) today filed a formal legal petition demanding action from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on behalf of Washington State farmers and CFS members, Joseph and Michelle Peila, whose conventional alfalfa crop was...
Monsanto and Seed Patents. As Only Jon Stewart Can Explain It.
Business  (tags: Farmers, Seeds, Crops, Patent laws, attorneys, lawsuits, Monsanto, Daily show with Jon Stewart )

- 1129 days ago -
The world according to Monsanto: "Sometimes farmers act in a manner that is not in the best interest of the biotechnology seed companies." Golden.
Tomato Growers Want Compensation for Losses in 2008 Outbreak
Business  (tags: farmers, tomato growers, government, FDA, economy, money, farming )

- 1180 days ago -
Five years after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) legally, but mistakenly, warned people in Texas and New Mexico that tomatoes were likely responsible for a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul, the tomato growers who suffered losses...
US Farmers Keep Eye on Immigration Reform
Business  (tags: Americans, farmers, immigration reform, economy, government, law, labor, farming )

- 1184 days ago -
American farmers are experiencing a shortage of people to work their fields. The workers they do have are largely from Latin America and in the United States with false documents. Farmers say without immigration reform, both problems will continue.
Idaho Farmers Sue Monsanto Over GMO Wheat
Business  (tags: Idaho, Eastern Oregon, farmers, federal lawsuit, class action, Monsanto, GM Roundup Ready wheat, infiltration with non-GM, other state lawsuits )

- 1229 days ago -
Farmers in Idaho have filed a potentially class action lawsuit against seed giant Monsanto after genetically engineered wheat was found in an eastern Oregon field.
US Farmers May Stop Planting GMOs After Poor Yields.
Business  (tags: Farmers, GMOs, poor yields, frankenfood, biotech )

- 1349 days ago -
Some US farmers are considering returning to conventional seed after increased pest resistance and crop failures meant GM crops saw smaller yields globally than their non-GM counterparts. Farmers in the USA pay about an extra $100 per acre for GM seed, an

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