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Take Action: Tell Driscoll's: No More Toxic Fumigants on Organic Strawberries!
Health & Wellness  (tags: strawberries, organic, organic food )

Dogan
- 48 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Take Action: Tell Driscoll's: No More Toxic Fumigants on Organic Strawberries! - See more at: http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/50865/p/dia/action3/ 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 )

Judy
- 53 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
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
Consumer Affairs: Organic Purists Condemn Millions to Death
Health & Wellness  (tags: Developing World, Hunger, Famine, Golden Rice, #AllowGoldenRiceNow, Food Purists, Orthorexia, Organic, Cultural Imperialism )

Brian
- 59 days ago - consumeraffairs.com
Fight to block GMO crops a dagger in the heart of Third World countries.
Amy's Kitchen Recalls More Than 70,000 Cases Of Food Due To Fear Of Listeria Contamination
Health & Wellness  (tags: Amys Kitchen, Organic, Food, Food Safety, Recall, Health Risk, Listeria, Food Poisoning )

Brian
- 59 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"The list of products being called back include Spinach Lasagna, Enchilada Verde Whole Meal, Gluten Free Tofu Scramble Breakfast Wrap and Brown Rice & Vegetables Bowl."
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 )

Freya
- 102 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
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 )

Jennifer
- 150 days ago - the-open-mind.com
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 )

Lidia
- 165 days ago - npr.org
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
Are Organic Standards in Jeopardy? Watchdogs Say "Yes"
Health & Wellness  (tags: Organic, Food, Standards, USDA, Organic Trade Association, Corporate Agenda, Corruption, Watering Down Standards, Cornucopia Institute, Food Safety, Health )

Brian
- 365 days ago - commondreams.org
"Mark Kastel, Co-Director of the Cornucopia Institute, called the rule change a "power grab" and said that "corporate interests, including the industry lobby group the Organic Trade Association, have been gaming the system for years with the help of USDA"
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 )

Kamia
- 419 days ago - organicconsumers.org
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 )

Roseann
- 453 days ago - readersupportednews.org
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 )

Nancy
- 504 days ago - motherjones.com
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 )

Nancy
- 513 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
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 )

Kelly
- 515 days ago - action.sumofus.org
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 )

Jeanne
- 595 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
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!
 

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