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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 )

Carrie
- 31 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
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 ...
Excess Food Should Feed The Hungry, Not A Dumpster!
Business  (tags: food, groceries, waste, hunger, petitions )

Freya
- 36 days ago - thehungersite.greatergood.com
Every year food service providers throw away billions of pounds of excess usable food. Tell them to give it to the hungry!
Special Report: The War on Big Food
Business  (tags: corporate, economy, ethics, food, marketing, money, society )

Kathy
- 40 days ago - fortune.com
Major packaged-food companies lost $4 billion in market share alone last year, as shoppers swerved to fresh and organic alternatives. Can the supermarket giants win you back?
Monsanto Bets $45 Billion on a Pesticide-Soaked Future
Business  (tags: Syngenta, Monsanto, business, corporate, health, risks, food, human rights, environment, corruption )

Nancy
- 51 days ago - motherjones.com
In trying to swallow Syngenta, Monsanto is putting its money where its mouth isn'tâEUR"that is, it's contradicting years of rhetoric about how its ultimate goal with biotech is to wean farmers off agrichemicals.
America Has Fewer And Larger Farms. Here Is Why That Matters   video
Business  (tags: medium family farms, larger farms, America, food, Willie Nelson, informational video )

Dandelion
- 52 days ago - youtube.com
Informational video explaining how despite great efforts the medium family farms continue to loose ground and why it is important that we do not loose anymore to the big Corporate farms. Sign on to receive the newest videos as they are made and sent out.
Chipotle Says It's Getting Rid of GMOs. Here's the Problem.
Business  (tags: Chipotle, Marketing, Pandering, Fear Mongers, GMOs, Scientific Consensus, Public Perception, Food, Agriculture )

Brian
- 64 days ago - motherjones.com
The level of scientific consensus on the safety of GMOs is comparable to the scientific consensus on climate change, which is to say that the disagreement camp is a rapidly diminishing minority
Illinois Farm Families Blog: Is Conventional Food "Drenched in Chemicals"?
Business  (tags: Agriculture, Family Famers, Small Farms, Glyphosate, Food, Dosage )

Brian
- 96 days ago - watchusgrow.org
"Out of 750 gallons of crop spray, only 7.5 gallons is actually glyphosate. The rest is WATER. So.....for every part of a scary-sounding chemical, there is approx. 100 parts water. That's it. A fifth of a gallon over an entire football field"
How Food Companies Trick You Into Thinking YouâEUR(TM)re Buying Something Healthy
Business  (tags: Food, Health Foods, Marketing, Buzz Words, Manipulation, FDA, Public Health )

Brian
- 112 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Gluten free. Organic. Natural. Wholegrain. Antioxidant. Those nutrition-related buzzwords can effectively mislead Americans to believe theyâEUR(TM)re buying healthy food, even when the product in question isnâEUR(TM)t actually very good for them...
New Film Explores Loss of Seed Diversity ~ TEXT and VIDEO
Business  (tags: farming, seed diversity, food, world, Sustainable Development, corporate, money, society, ethics, news, humans, government, politics, abuse )

Carrie
- 119 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Open Sesame illuminates what is at stake when seeds are patented and controlled by large corporation, and the film features different approaches that enterprising farmers are using to preserve seeds and foster diversity.
Sign Onto EPA PETITION to Ban Pesticide That Harms ChildrenâEUR(TM)s Brains
Business  (tags: protection, humans, healthconditions, environment, society, safety, children, rights, sadness, law, news, interesting, humans, government, ethics, culture, crime, americans, dishonesty, abuse, risks, study, protection, prevention, health, food, corporate )

Robert
- 128 days ago - action.ufw.org
Home use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos was banned over a decade ago because science showed it harms to childrenâEUR(TM)s developing brains and nervous systems âEUR" including reduced IQ and increased risk of autism.
And the Award for Most Evil Company of the Year, Based on Your Votes, Goes to **Drumroll** Monsanto!
Business  (tags: business, consumers, ethics, farming, ecosystems, nature, Sustainabililty, food, protection, organic, garden, dishonesty )

Sabine
- 130 days ago - care2.com
This award is well deserved - this year alone, Monsanto sued a tiny U.S. state for daring to label GMOs, and terrorized Guatemalan farmers because they were saving seeds to plant on their own.
The Stealth Trade Agreement That Could Super-Size Industrial Agriculture
Business  (tags: Diet, Food, Agribusiness, Agriculture, WikiLeaks, NAFTA, Big Agriculture, Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trade Agreements, Pacific Rim, TPP, Robert Reich, Big Ag, Sustainable Agriculture )

Judy
- 132 days ago - psmag.com
The "finish line is in sight" for the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which would likely send a generation of forward-thinking agrarian reform straight down the drain.
Nurses Play Cupid, Give Cancer Patients Romantic Dinners
Business  (tags: cancer, medicine, food, GoodNews, goodnews )

Glenn
- 140 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Love is a great medicine.
 

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