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Health & Wellness

Fracking the Farm: Scientists Worry About Chemical Exposure to Livestock and Agriculture
Health & Wellness  (tags: Fracking, Toxic Contamination, Agriculture, Crops, Livestock, Food, Human Health )

Brian
- 41 days ago - truth-out.org
"Recent studies by public health and veterinarian scientists are confirming there is cause for concern when it comes to fracking's potential impact on farm crops and animals."
An Earth Day Suggestion to Protect Our Planet, Farmworkers and Families
Health & Wellness  (tags: Earth Day Suggestion, food, health, pesticides, agriculture, environment, humans, protection, safety, news )

Carrie
- 146 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Each Earth Day, we are inundated by advertising and other pronouncements with ways to help protect our planet. But one step - curbing the use of toxic and harmful pesticides in agriculture - would help protect the environment, farmworkers and our families
Petition to President Obama ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: family, children, ge seed, Africa, health, gmo, agriculture )

Nancy
- 452 days ago - actionaidusa.org
The New Alliance actually represents a shift in policies to favor large agribusiness. This threatens to displace smallholder agriculture in favor of less sustainable practices, placing food security at risk.
Help Hunger Strikers Facing Eviction in Mexico ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, family, health, prevention, agriculture, Mexico, big ag, hunger strike, organic, science, chemicals, gmos )

Nancy
- 598 days ago - act.grassrootsonline.org
On Wednesday, January 23 Mexican farmers took their struggle against genetically modified (GM) corn to the plaza, embarking on a hunger strike and sit-in in Mexico City. And they need your support before they are arrested.
Synthetic Nutrients in Organic Foods? ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, family, health, USDA, prevention, agriculture, big ag, synthetics, organic, hunger, science, chemicals, gmos )

Nancy
- 647 days ago - cornucopia.org
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking public comment on a rule that would continue its policy of allowing the indiscriminate and illegal addition of synthetic nutrients to organic foods.
MythBusting the Biggest Lies of Big Agriculture
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, family, health, prevention, agriculture, big ag, hunger, organic, science, chemicals, gmos )

Nancy
- 703 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
Some of the most esteemed global institutions have documented that the best way to fight hunger--and grow food abundantly--is to go for organic and ecological production methods and get people eating whole, real food again.
Tell the European Commission That Now Is the Time for a Thorough Study on the Effects of Monsanto's Roundup!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monsanto, GMOs, genetically modified, agriculture, Europe, safety, protection, prevention, nutrition, interesting, investigation, research, risks, study, society, ethics, environment, disease, drugs, health, humans, illness, warning )

Elena
- 1131 days ago - action.foodandwaterwatch.org
The European Commission has postponed a critical, independent safety assessment of Roundup. Will you email the Commissioners and officials responsible for Health, Agriculture and Environment to demand that a safety reassessment of glyphosate is conducted
Native Honey a Sweet Antibacterial
Health & Wellness  (tags: honey, native honey, healing, natural remedies, superbugs, Australian, Leptospermum polygalifolium, jelly bush, lemon-scented tea tree, antibacterial, methylglyoxal, antimicrobial properties, natural medicine, Queensland, agriculture, food )

Audrey
- 1291 days ago - australiangeographic.com.au
".... honeys such as jelly bush and manuka have particularly strong antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects, and they also seem to hasten the wound-healing process."
Moratorium on Genetically Modified Alfalfa Proposed
Health & Wellness  (tags: agriculture, Canada, environment, food, GMOs, government, health, organics )

Julie
- 1291 days ago - cban.ca
After huge public pressure over Bill C-474, Liberal members of the House of Commons Agriculture Committee tabled a motion calling for a moratorium on the approval of genetically modified alfalfa in Canada. Canadians, Take Action before March 10!
Let's Talk About Bees
Health & Wellness  (tags: agriculture, bees, disease, ecosystem, environment, food, gardening, habitat, lawn, native plants, pesticides, pollination )

Julie
- 1324 days ago - ecologicalgardening.net
Every single person who controls a bit of land has an opportunity--I'd say a responsibility--to become a bee facilitator. All you have to do is plant flowers that provide nectar and pollen, provide some habitat and refuse to use any insecticides.
Permaculture: 300 Year Old Food & Medicinal Herb Forest in Vietnam
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicinal herbs, agriculture, Vietnam, Monsanto, Dow Chemical )

Roseann
- 1352 days ago - nextworldtv.com
a family that has been independently feeding and providing medicinal herbs for itself for over 300 years with an ingenious system of agriculture you may never have heard of. This story may give you new insight into why Monsanto and Dow Chemical and
Why GMO Foods Have Failed at Producing Healthy Food for More People
Health & Wellness  (tags: agriculture, allergies, asthma, autism, diet, disease, environment, food, GMOs, health, nutrition )

Julie
- 1368 days ago - treehugger.com
GMO seeds are costly to patent, legally can't be saved, need increased levels of toxins to control weeds and are artificially injected with foreign proteins
GM Canola Contaminates Organic Farm
Health & Wellness  (tags: agriculture, diet, environment, food, GMOs, health, organic )

Julie
- 1374 days ago - ausfoodnews.com.au
A West Australian organic farmer has found genetically manipulated (GM) canola seeds contaminating nearly two thirds of his arable land.
GM Corn Pesticides Found in Indiana Streams
Health & Wellness  (tags: agriculture, environment, food safety, GMOs, health, pesticides, safety, water )

Julie
- 1388 days ago - blogs.nationalgeographic.com
Pesticides produced by genetically modified (GM) corn have been found dissolved in streams in Indiana, raising new questions about whether GM foods could have impacts beyond immediate food safety.
Genetically Engineered Foods and New Action Alert!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Monsanto, GMOs, genetically modified, GE, agriculture, health, safety, safe, risks, research, protection, nutrition, prevention, science, health, humans, food, government, ethics )

Elena
- 1406 days ago - anh-usa.org
The FDA lied by omission about GE salmon, and Monsanto is attempting an end-run around USDA rules for GE beets. The stock market seems to be telling the true story.
 

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