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Farmers Urged to Cut Antibiotic Use
Health & Wellness  (tags: Farmers, to cut antibiotic use, agriculture, animals, threat to human health )

RosieFxng
- 203 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.
Take a Ride Through Our Broken Food System ~ VIDEO and PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, government, health, diet, family, farmers, science, protection, environment, disease, illness )

Carrie
- 203 days ago - action.ucsusa.org
Washington special interests are profiting by making us sick. How? Watch as our new video takes you on a wild ride through the food system, connecting the dots between diet-related diseases, exploitation of food workers,& diminishing opportunities ...
Navajo Nation Seizes EPA Tanks After Spill Claims Water Is Unsafe
Health & Wellness  (tags: Navajo, oily water, EPA, President Russell Begaye, toxic spill, river, cattle, farmers, crops )

Dandelion
- 313 days ago - koat.com
Navajo farmers and cattle ranchers use river for crops and livestock. The Navajo Nation has yet 2 lift water restrictions on the river after toxic spill so EPA has been delivering water 2 communities and storing them in large tanks. Water in tanks is oily
ACTION Alert âEUR" Food Safety Modernization Act: Comments Due on December 15
Health & Wellness  (tags: FDA, farmers, organic farming, FSMA, economy, business, government )

Nancy
- 514 days ago - cornucopia.org
According to the analysis performed by the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition, growers with sales up to $500,000 would likely spend 4% to 6% of their gross revenue to comply with the new food safety rules. For small farms, FSMA could consume...
Take ACTION for Sustainable Farms, Clean Water, & Healthy Soil! US
Health & Wellness  (tags: USDA NRCS Chief Jason Weller, Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), farmers, healthy soil, clean water, health, food, family )

Nancy
- 536 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
One of the biggest - and best! - federal conservation programs that helps working farmers manage their land sustainably is in trouble. It's called the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), it's widely popular with farmers, and it's growing...
New England Farmers Don't Much Care For Produce Rule
Health & Wellness  (tags: food safety, FDA, health, food, farmers, farms, protection, humans, government )

Carrie
- 1041 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Maine farmers expressed concerns about the costs of complying with the new rules, especially as they apply to water quality, manure application, hygiene and separating animals from crops.
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivit y Disorder and Urinary Metabolites of Organophosphate Pesticides
Health & Wellness  (tags: ADHD, food, health, Monsanto, environment, gmo, farmers, ethics, world, corruption, biotech criminals )

Nancy
- 1446 days ago - pediatrics.aappublications.org
These findings support the hypothesis that organophosphate exposure, at levels common among US children, may contribute to ADHD prevalence. Prospective studies are needed to establish whether this association is causal. Full Text PDF available.
Tell the FDA: Healthy Animals Don't Need Antibiotics
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, FDA, farmers, animals, risks, safety, prevention, protection, interesting, illness, food, government, health, humans, ethics, diet, disease, drugs )

Elena
- 1459 days ago - action.foodandwaterwatch.org
Factory farms across America are feeding healthy animals antibiotics they don't need. As a result, they're breeding "superbugs," dangerous bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics. We have until July 10 to send a comment to the FDA.
Tell Congress to Dump the Monsanto Rider ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, health, Monsanto, environment, gmo, farmers, legal action, ethics, world, corruption, health, Congress )

Nancy
- 1464 days ago - hq-salsa3.salsalabs.com
The agbiotech industry has quietly inserted a dangerous policy rider into the Agriculture Appropriations bill headed to the House floor in the next two days. Though wrapped in a "farmer-friendly" package, this "farmer assurance provision" is simply an in
Stop Monsanto's Sneak Attack on Organic & Non-GMO Farmers! URGENT ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, health, Monsanto, environment, gmo, farmers, legal action, ethics, corruption, health )

Nancy
- 1464 days ago - capwiz.com
Reeling from federal court decisions that have found approvals of several genetically engineered (GE) crops to be unlawful, a dangerous rider has been inserted into the FY 2013 Agriculture Appropriations bill (Sec. 733).
GM Foods & Reproductive Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, health, Monsanto, environment, gmo, farmers, legal action, ethics, world, corruption, health, reproduction, illness )

Nancy
- 1563 days ago - care2.com
"Unfortunately, despite the fact that international treaties enshrine the precautionary principle; most notably the Cartagena Biosafety Protocol, which about 175 countries have signed, the United States appears to have no such intentions."
Ask Monsanto to Stop Using GMO Seeds ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, health, Monsanto, environment, gmo, farmers, legal action, ethics, world, corruption, health )

Nancy
- 1565 days ago - moxyvote.com
The public generally lacks information related to the presence of GMOs in the food we ingest, despite possible risks to health and global ecosystems. As the world's leader in GMOs, Monsanto's policies have enormous consequences for human and environmental
If the Biotech Industry Is So Proud of GMOs, Why Don't They Tout GMOs on Food Packaging Labels?
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, health, Monsanto, environment, gmo, farmers, legal action, ethics, world, corruption, biotech criminals )

Nancy
- 1572 days ago - opednews.com
Almost no punishment is too great against these criminals, because those who sow genetically modified seeds upon our natural world risk the death of billions of people in their careless arrogance. Some might even argue that the death sentence would be...
French Court Finds Monsanto Guilty
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, health, Monsanto, environment, gmo, farmers, legal action, ethics, world, corruption, health )

Nancy
- 1585 days ago - panna.org
On Monday, a French court ruled in favor of farmer Paul François, who suffered neurological symptoms including headaches, memory loss and stammering after inhaling Monsanto's herbicide, Lasso.
Stand With Family Farmers Vs. Monsanto ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: farmers, Monsanto, environment, pollution, protection, ecosystems )

Nancy
- 1592 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
In court, Federal Judge Naomi Buchwald declared that she would rule on the motion to dismiss the trial or move forward in the next 60 days or by March 31st. If you want to support America's family farmers, sign the letter to say, "I Stand with Farmers vs
 

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