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Mmm Mmm Better: CampbellâEUR(TM)s Making Progress on Non-GMO and Organics
Health & Wellness  (tags: Campbell's, food, health, organic, gmo's, children, family )

- 82 days ago -
This week, CampbellâEUR(TM)s made several major announcements about improving the sustainability of their foods, including significant steps forward on going non-GMO and organic:
Stand Up for Consumers and GMO-Free Food
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, diet, disease, environment, ethics, food, government, healthcare, health, humans, nutrition, protection, safety, freedoms, humanrights, interesting, world, food, healthy, organic, Sustainabililty, healthconditions )

- 183 days ago -
Because today its march against Monsanto day, and we still need more work on that :)
Take Action: Tell Driscoll's: No More Toxic Fumigants on Organic Strawberries!
Health & Wellness  (tags: strawberries, organic, organic food )

- 228 days ago -
Take Action: Tell Driscoll's: No More Toxic Fumigants on Organic Strawberries! - See more at: common/public/?action_KEY=16197#sthash.coO5kBkM.dp uf
OCA: Tell the NOSB: Get Factory Farm Waste Out of Organic!
Health & Wellness  (tags: National Organic Standards Board, NOSB, organic, organic fertilizer, dangerous contaminants, factory farm waste, OCA petition )

- 233 days ago -
Waste from factory farms is being marketed as organic fertilizer. It's contaminated with hormones, antibiotics, pesticides, disease organisms, heavy metals, and other undesirable substances, including some disease-causing agents e.g. Salmonella and E coli
Tell Kettle Chips: Stand Up for ConsumersâEUR(TM) Right to Know! Quit the SFA! - See More at: Http://Salsa3.Salsalabs.Com/O/ 50865/P/d
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, snacks, chips, GMOs, organic, petitions )

- 282 days ago -
On January 14 (2015), the Organic Consumers Association asked Kettle Chips to withdraw from the Snack Food Association (SFA), a trade group that along with the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Industrial Dairy Foods Association (IDFA)...
113 Year Old Man Credits These Five Foods For His Long Life
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, food, interesting, healthy eating, organic, organic food, old age )

- 330 days ago -
You are what you eat. This man credits a healthy lifestyle and eating organic foods for his long life and appearance.
This Nursing Home Calms Troubling Behavior Without Risky Drugs
Health & Wellness  (tags: Body-Mind-Spirit, AlternativeMed, drugs, healthcare, humans, illness, research, risks, treatment, organic, ethics, exercise )

- 344 days ago -
Though antipsychotics are approved to treat serious mental illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder, the FDA says the drugs can increase the risk of death for people with dementia. Still, they're prescribed for nearly 300,000 nursing home residen
Corporate Clout & Secret Deals Are Chipping Away at the Organic Standard
Health & Wellness  (tags: Organic, abuse, Body-Mind-Spirit, diet, disease, environment, ethics, food, government, health, humans, illness, investigation, nutrition, prevention, protection, risks )

- 599 days ago -
Now a new rule allows the National Organic Standards Board to adopt whatever they want without having public input, which of course allows them to add more and more non-organic materials to what can legally be labeled as Organic. Petition included!
Why the 'Non-GMO' Label Is Organic's Frenemy
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO, Non-GMO label, Frenemy, Organic, Monsanto, false friend, food, nutrition, warning )

- 632 days ago -
Charles reports: "The increasingly successful movement to eliminate genetically modified crops - GMOs - from food is turning out to be organic's false friend."
Organic Chicken Carries Just as Many Superbugs as Conventional
Health & Wellness  (tags: chicken, organic, poultry, family, food, health, superbugs )

- 684 days ago -
To get the USDA label, chickens need to be raised under organic rules only from the "second day of life" (PDF)--meaning that they can and commonly do receive antibiotics while at the hatchery.
Want Organic Eggs From Outdoor Hens? Better Act Now!
Health & Wellness  (tags: organic, hens, food, eggs, health, research, family, animalcruelty )

- 692 days ago -
The standards-setting National Organic Standards Board has sent three formal recommendations, one dating back to 2002, to the NOP asking the agency to clarify and enforce requirements for outside access and other living conditions for poultry. But the US
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Nestlé: Stop Trying to Patent and Control the Curative Power of Nigella Sativa.
Health & Wellness  (tags: Sustainabililty, interesting, eco-friendly, conservation, health, organic, ecosystems, world, research, scientists, science, medicine, dishonesty, corporate, corruption, cover-up, economy, business, consumers, money, lies, government, farming, disease, Bo )

- 694 days ago -
Nigella sativa -- more commonly known as fennel flower -- has been used as a cure-all remedy for over a thousand years. It treats everything from vomiting to fevers to skin diseases, and has been widely available in impoverished communities
Join in the First-Ever GMO Mini Summit
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, protection, environment, GMO, organic, roundup )

- 774 days ago -
Jeffrey Smith of the Institute for Responsible Technology (IRT) has joined with Veteran food and sustainability activist, John Robbins, his son, Ocean and The Food Revolution Network (FRN) to bring you the first ever GMO Mini-Summit!
Grow Organics! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: family, health, organic, prevention, ecosystems, habitat, healthconditions, Sustainabililty, business, gmo, organic farming, consumers, corporate )

- 841 days ago -
EWG is working hard on Capitol Hill to make sure our tax dollars go to organic and family farmers instead of corporate megafarms. But it's going to take all of us to make it happen.
GMOs in Organics? Seriously?
Health & Wellness  (tags: family, health, organic, prevention, ecosystems, habitat, healthconditions, Sustainabililty, business, gmo, consumers, corporate )

- 850 days ago -
Proponents of biotech­nol­ogy have recently pro­posed inte­grat­ing genet­i­cally mod­i­fied organ­isms into organic agri­cul­ture. Spearheading this con­cept are Pamela Ronald, a pro­fes­sor of plant pathol­ogy at the University of California-Davis...

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