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Health & Wellness

Hidden Contamination at Checkout: Grocery Conveyor Belts
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, food, health, investigation, prevention, protection, safety )

Kathy
- 3 hours ago - foodsafetynews.com
Few places are dirtier than the checkstand conveyor belts at your local supermarket. Going round and round, year after year, conveyor belts may look clean, but they are actually a breeding ground for unwanted bacteria. Shoppers place billions of products
KID Friendly VEGAN Lunchbox Ideas
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, diet, family, food, health, nutrition, protection )

Frans
- 22 hours ago - sheknows.com
Keeping your kids well fed means packing them school lunches that are healthy (to please you) and delicious (to ensure they actually eat their lunch). These kid-friendly vegan lunches will satisfy both your pint-sized picky eaters...
Keeping Your Produce Fresh - Storage Tips for Summer
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, family, health, interesting, nutrition, prevention, protection )

Frans
- 22 hours ago - redfirefarm.com
When you come home from the market or CSA you may have a big load of the season's bounty on your hands. With such a variety of crops, it's typically not best to open up the bottom drawer of the fridge and let everything get cozy together...
Nanoparticles: Panacea or Pandora's Box?
Health & Wellness  (tags: nanoparticles, panacea, unlabeled, unregulated, food, environment, health, humans, nutrition, protection, research, risks, safety, study, warning )

Lone
- 5 days ago - ecowatch.com
An Friends of the Earth report finds use of unlabelled, unregulated nano-ingredients in food has grown substantially since 2008.
TAKE ACTION! Declaration on Seed Freedom.
Health & Wellness  (tags: food )

Dimitris
- 6 days ago - care2.com
The story has already submitted, but more people have to see it. This is the challenge: to move as many people as we can :)
Sign Up to Demand for Clean Chai Now! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: tea toxins, Unilever, Girnar, food, India tea, prevention )

Nancy
- 7 days ago - act.greenpeace.org
The report reveals the systematic presence of mixtures of multiple pesticides, many classified as highly or moderately hazardous by the World Health Organisation (WHO), in tea grown and sold in India as well as exported abroad [1] by leading international
Death By Salt? New Study Finds Too Much Sodium Is A Global Killer
Health & Wellness  (tags: salt consumption, diet, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit, protection, prevention, study, treatment, warning, society, food, illness, healthcare, health )

Cal
- 8 days ago - npr.org
This salt overload is taking its toll. The study concludes that about 1.65 million deaths from cardiovascular disease each year can be attributed to sodium consumption.
Tell the National Organic Program: Get Gut-Wrenching Carrageenan Out of Organic!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alternative Med, Body-Mind-Spirit, children, women, men, food, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, safety )

Ruth
- 9 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
'According to the Cornucopia Institute's 2013 report, "Carrageenan: How a 'Natural' Food Additive Is Making Us Sick," research links carrageenan to gastrointestinal inflammation, including higher rates of colon cancer, in laboratory animals.' SIGN, SHARE.
Top 10 Facts You Should Know About Monsanto
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, disease, health, Monsanto, farming, research, prevention, risks, family )

Nancy
- 12 days ago - care2.com
Link to previous post. Came across this again and I always seem to learn more about this company. Many links on this page for additional info.
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
- 15 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."
Coca-Cola: Stop Funding Anti-Labeling Campaigns *** Please Sign ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: children, diet, environment, ethics, family, food, healthcare, humans, interesting, investigation, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, society, warning )

Frans
- 16 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
I was disappointed to learn that Coca-Cola contributed more than $3.2 million to defeat the state initiatives to label genetically engineered foods (or GMOs) in California and Washington. Please stop trying to keep us in the dark about GE foods...
Air Pollution Isn't Just Bad for Your Health--It's Taking Food Off Your Plate
Health & Wellness  (tags: warning, humans, diet, disease, food, government, health, healthcare, illness, medicine, nutrition, research )

Heidi
- 19 days ago - takepart.com
Scientists find that ozone pollution and climate change could reduce global crop production 15 percent by 2050.
Tell Congressional Republicans: Stop the Use of Antibiotics in Factory Farms
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, factory farms, food, petitions, meat, drugs )

Freya
- 20 days ago - credomobilize.com
The gross overuse of antibiotics on factory farms has led to the development of antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," sickening millions and even killing many Americans every year. We urge you to pass critical legislation to prevent antibiotic resistance...
Tell McDonald's: Stop Hurting Working Families ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: McDonald's, corporate, business, family, children, food, disease )

Nancy
- 20 days ago - act.stopcorporateabuse.org
Together we're ensuring McDonald's is held accountable for the harmful impacts of its dangerous practices -- exposing how it undermines health professionals and parents the world over by inundating kids with junk food marketing.
TELL CONGRESSIONAL REPUBLICANS: STOP THE USE OF ANTIBIOTICS IN FACTORY FARMS *** Please Sign ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: disease, drugs, environment, family, food, government, healthcare, illness, investigation, medicine, nutrition, prevention, protection, research, study, treatment, warning )

Frans
- 21 days ago - credomobilize.com
The gross overuse of antibiotics on factory farms has led to the development of antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," sickening millions and even killing many Americans every year. We urge you to pass critical legislation to prevent antibiotic resistance...
 

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