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8 Signs Americans Are Moving Towards a Healthier, Saner Diet
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, food, eating, vegetarian, eat locally, workers, agriculture )

Freya
- 25 days ago - alternet.org
We've become a lot more interested in how our food impacts our health, the environment, animals and the workers who produce it.
Farmers Urged to Cut Antibiotic Use
Health & Wellness  (tags: Farmers, to cut antibiotic use, agriculture, animals, threat to human health )

RosieUrge
- 59 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Farmers need to dramatically cut the amount of antibiotics used in agriculture because of the threat to human health a report says. Some infections are becoming impossible to treat due to the excessive use of antibiotics, more than half used in animals.
The 2015 Food Revolution Summit ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Paul McCartney, Michael Pollan, Tony Robbins, Eric Schlosser, Andrew Kimbrell, Food Revolution Summit, food, health, Agriculture, disease, family )

Nancy
- 298 days ago - foodrevolutionsummit.org
YouâEUR(TM)ll find out about research that big agriculture would rather you didnâEUR(TM)t know existed. And youâEUR(TM)ll get empowered with truth that could save your life or the lives of people you love. April 25 âEUR" May 3
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
- 653 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
- 959 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
- 1105 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
- 1154 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
- 1210 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
- 1638 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
- 1798 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
- 1798 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
- 1831 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
- 1859 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
- 1875 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
- 1881 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.
 

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