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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
- 18 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
- 66 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
- 80 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
- 280 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
- 335 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
- 368 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
- 420 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
- 428 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
- 430 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
- 511 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!
Grow Organics! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: family, health, organic, prevention, ecosystems, habitat, healthconditions, Sustainabililty, business, gmo, organic farming, consumers, corporate )

Nancy
- 577 days ago - action.ewg.org
EWG is working hard on Capitol Hill to make sure our tax dollars go to organic and family farmers instead of corporate megafarms. But it's going to take all of us to make it happen.
GMOs in Organics? Seriously?
Health & Wellness  (tags: family, health, organic, prevention, ecosystems, habitat, healthconditions, Sustainabililty, business, gmo, consumers, corporate )

Nancy
- 586 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
Proponents of biotech­nol­ogy have recently pro­posed inte­grat­ing genet­i­cally mod­i­fied organ­isms into organic agri­cul­ture. Spearheading this con­cept are Pamela Ronald, a pro­fes­sor of plant pathol­ogy at the University of California-Davis...
Just Say 'O No!' to Safeway's O Organics(TM) Brand! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMA, Prop 37, family, health, organic, prevention, ecosystems, habitat, healthconditions, Sustainabililty, SafewayO, business, consumers, corporate )

Nancy
- 609 days ago - salsa3.salsalabs.com
Safeway has its own line of private-label organic products - O Organics(TM) - for one reason: the giant grocery chain wants a piece of the growing market for organic foods. But before you purchase an O Organics product, remember this: Safeway is a dues-
Appeals Court Binds Monsanto to Promise Not to Sue Organic Farmers
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, ge, monsanto, patents, seeds, genetically modified organisms, gmo, genetically engineered, united states, biotech, organic, lawsuit, monsanto )

Stefanie
- 631 days ago - ecowatch.com
The Organic Seed plaintiffs' complaint detailed Monsanto's abusive business and litigation tactics that have put several farmers and independent seed companies out of business. They also detailed ...
Sign EWG's Healthy and Sustainable Farm Petition! ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: family, health, farming, organic, prevention, ecosystems, habitat, healthconditions, Sustainabililty )

Nancy
- 692 days ago - action.ewg.org
Congress needs to know that organic farmers have the backing of EWG and our 1 million supporters. Take just a minute to add your name to our petition calling for support for healthy and sustainable farming.
 

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