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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 )

Jess
- 28 days ago - electronicintifada.net
In accordance with the 2005 BDS call from Palestinian civil society, Corporate Watch advocates a full boycott of all Israeli goods.
Bitter Sweets: Inside Big ChocolateâEUR(TM)s Child Labor Problem
Business  (tags: abuse, consumers, ethics, farming )

Phyllis
- 58 days ago - msn.com
Big chocolate makers have promised to end child labor in their industry--and have spent tens of millions of dollars in the effort. But 2.1 million West African children still do the dangerous and physically taxing work of harvesting cocoa.
Bayer Refuses the EPA's Request to Stop Selling a Pesticide. Wait, What?
Business  (tags: abuse, Bayer, corporate, EPA, ethics, farming, environment, government, marketing, money, pesticides, world )

Kathy
- 61 days ago - cornucopia.org
Bayer, the enormous German pharmaceutical and chemical company, made news recently when it simply refused the EPA's request to cancel one of its products, a pesticide the EPA says is unsafe.
A Major American Meat Company Is Going Big With Antibiotic-Free Pork
Business  (tags: Good news, consumers, business, corporate, Americans, humans, health, food, meat, Tyson, antibiotic-freemarketing, farming )

Carrie
- 61 days ago - takepart.com
Tyson is responding to consumer demand with a new line of meat sourced from pigs raised without drugs.
TWENTY YEARS OF FAILURE
Business  (tags: gm crops, 20 yrs of failure, corporate, business, farming, agriculture, world, human rights, health )

Nancy
- 157 days ago - greenpeace.org
Why have GM crops failed to be the popular success the industry claims them to be? As the promises have expanded, so too has the evidence that GM crops are ill-adapted to the challenges facing global food and agriculture systems.
Syngenta Convicted in Brazil
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, farming, humans, society, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Kathy
- 161 days ago - viacampesina.org
Justice finds company responsible for armed attack on encamped rural workers.
Petition: Waste Not Want Not Helping The Farmers
Business  (tags: agriculture products, waste and abuse problem, consumption, waste reduce, charity donations, ethics, SustainableDevelopment, politics, farming, consumers )

Sabine
- 171 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
This Petition was created to support the farmers that produce our wonderful vegetable crops. The 'Famous' Food stores are rejecting food that is still fit for human consumption. Due to size or shape even disformity, this food is then chucked away!
Trade Deals Boosting Climate Change: The Food Factor
Business  (tags: climate change, deforestation, farming, food security, GMOs, greenhouse gases, livestock, local economies, trade deals )

Julie
- 180 days ago - grain.org
The seven main ways through which the food and agriculture components of today's trade and investment deals will make the climate crisis worse.
Monsanto to Eliminate 2,600 Jobs, Posts 4Q Loss
Business  (tags: corporate, farming, GoodNews, investments, money, Monsanto, world, genetic engineering, GMOs )

Kathy
- 204 days ago - nytimes.com
Monsanto Co. said Wednesday it will eliminate 2,600 jobs as part of a cost-saving plan designed to deal with falling sales of its biotech seeds and herbicides, which pushed its quarterly losses deeper into the red.
U.S. Workers Sue Monsanto Claiming Herbicide Caused Cancer
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, farming, humans, glyphosate, Roundup, Monsanto )

Kathy
- 212 days ago - mobile.reuters.com
A U.S. farm worker and a horticultural assistant have filed lawsuits claiming Monsanto Co.'s Roundup herbicide caused their cancers and Monsanto intentionally misled the public and regulators about the dangers of the herbicide.
Dirty Money, Dirty Science
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, farming, genetic engineering, GMOs, marketing, money )

Kathy
- 218 days ago - foodtank.com
The biotech industry's web of attempts to buy credibility, by laundering its messages through supposedly independent academic scientists, is unraveling and beginning to reveal the influence of huge amount of industry money on the independence of academic
China Buys Into NZ Meat Processor - Agriculture - Agribusiness - General News - Farm Weekly
Business  (tags: business, corporate, corruption, cover-up, debt, dishonesty, economy, farming, finance, government, humans, investments, investing, investors, law, lies, marketing, money, news, politics, world )

Sonya
- 223 days ago - farmweekly.com.au
This Chinese meat processor does not just process sheep and cows like New Zealand does. Try cats, dogs and even beggars. Is this just a culture difference?
Another 'Too Big to Fail' System in GMOs
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, farming, finance, genetic engineering, GMOs, humans, investments, money, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Kathy
- 280 days ago - cornucopia.org
Before the crisis that started in 2007, both of us believed that the financial system was fragile and unsustainable, contrary to the near ubiquitous analyses at the time.
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 )

Carrie
- 296 days ago - modernfarmer.com
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.
 

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