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Tell the EPA to Reject the Pesticide That's Killing Bees ACTION By Tuesday
Business  (tags: Bayer, pesticides, Clothianidin, bees, farmers, honey, pollination )

Nancy
- 887 days ago - act.credoaction.com
It is outrageous that the E.P.A. is putting a vital species, the livelihoods of farmers and beekeepers, and our very food supply at risk just so Bayer can peddle its pesticide.
H&M: End Cotton Crimes ACTION
Business  (tags: business, corporate, world, Uzbekistan, farmers, consumers, money, children, family, humanrights )

Nancy
- 605 days ago - action.laborrights.org
Every year the government of Uzbekistan forcibly mobilizes over a million children, teachers, public servants and private sector employees for the manual planting and harvesting of cotton.
Florida Farms For Fuel ~Hemp
Business  (tags: hemp, farmers, agriculture, business, empowerment, environment, farming, freedoms )

Barb
- 2654 days ago - wesh.com
An Orlando-based company is trying to convince Florida farmers that their key to energy independence can be found in a plant. The Jatropha plant, native to Malaysia, has seeds the size of grapes...
How Your College Is Selling Out to Big Ag
Business  (tags: education, college, food, health, Monsanto, environment, gmo, farmers, legal action, ethics, world, corruption, health )

Nancy
- 804 days ago - motherjones.com
Now there's this eye-opening new report from Food & Water Watch (FWW) that documents in painstaking detail how the food and agrichemical industries have transformed our national public agricultural research infrastructure into essentially an R&D and...
*Take Action* Support Small Independent Farmers
Business  (tags: americans, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, environment, Farmers, Farmers markets, GMO, monsanto, politics, SustainableDevelopment )

Kit
- 251 days ago - regulations.gov
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.
Creating Access to Resources for Beginning Farmers and Ranchers ACTION
Business  (tags: farmers, ranchers, business, farming )

Nancy
- 1058 days ago - org2.democracyinaction.org
The U.S. needs a national strategy and commitment to support beginning farmers and ranchers entering into agriculture. The Beginning Farmer and Rancher Opportunity Act of 2011 (http://sustainableagriculture.net/wp-content/uplo ads/2011/08/BRF-Bill-2-page
Keep UFW Heat Bill Advancing ACTION
Business  (tags: farmers, California, work conditions, UFW, business, corruption, ethics )

Nancy
- 799 days ago - action.ufw.org
Farm workers are dying from heat. In fact, since California issued its landmark 2005 regulations to keep farm workers from dying of extreme heat, preventable farm worker deaths are still occurring at a similar pace as before.
US Farmers May Stop Planting GMOs After Poor Yields.
Business  (tags: Farmers, GMOs, poor yields, frankenfood, biotech )

Roseann
- 526 days ago - responsibletechnology.org
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
What Are Wal-Mart and Monsanto Planning? ACTION
Business  (tags: food, health, Monsanto, environment, gmo, farmers, legal action, ethics, world, corruption, Walmart, health )

Nancy
- 897 days ago - sumofus.org
Do you or anyone you know buy food at Wal-Mart? If you do, you could soon be eating Monsanto GMO corn -- unmarked, unlabeled, and untested on humans -- with toxins built right into the plant's DNA.
US Farmers Keep Eye on Immigration Reform
Business  (tags: Americans, farmers, immigration reform, economy, government, law, labor, farming )

Carrie
- 360 days ago - voanews.com
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.
Once a Food Chain, Now a Corporate Supply Chain - Part 2
Business  (tags: wal-mart, economy, business, corporate, farmers, India, lose, corporate supply chain, small retailers, multinationals, multinational corporations, money, investments )

Naoko
- 902 days ago - ipsnews.net
While Indian retailers are losing sleep over the possible entrance of multinationals like Walmart into the dense South Asian consumer market, very little thought has been given to the Indian small farmer, who stands to lose even more at the hands of >>
Tomato Growers Want Compensation for Losses in 2008 Outbreak
Business  (tags: farmers, tomato growers, government, FDA, economy, money, farming )

Carrie
- 356 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
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...
   

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