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First We Conquer Iceland
Business  (tags: Canadian loonie, Iceland, daily reckoning )

- 2262 days ago -
But sometimes unintended consequences are nothing short of delightful. Consider the prospect of Iceland abandoning the krona and adopting the dollar as its currency. No, no, not the US Greenback but the Canadian "loonie," so named for the water fowl...
Fast for Fair Food: Farmworkers Fast So
Business  (tags: Publix, farm workers, Florida, farm workers rights, tomatoes )

- 2263 days ago -
In a sunlit field in Lakeland, Florida, outside the headquarters of Publix Supermarkets, a group of around a hundred and fifty clergymembers, farmworkers in blue T-shirts, and community members have been holding vigil since Monday, March 5.
Fashion's Foot Print on the Environment
Business  (tags: abuse, business, consumers, economy, environment, ethics, farms, humans, marketing, society, money )

- 3110 days ago -
According to the non-profit Earth Pledge, today some 8,000 synthetic chemicals are used throughout the world to turn raw materials into textiles. Domestically, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that one-quarter of all pesticides used nationwide g
On Farmers, Activists and Scary Food Issues
Business  (tags: business, consumers, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, environment, farming, investors, marketing, politics, usa )

- 3123 days ago -
I must confess that before I traveled to Iowa earlier this month, I had rubbed elbows with quite a few farmers, but by and large, they were not typical. Many of them were organic producers. Many were young. Probably a statistically disproportionate number
Where's the Beef? In Land of Cowboys, Pig Thrives
Business  (tags: americans, consumers, corporate, economy, ethics, farming, marketing, money, society, humans )

- 3123 days ago -
The president of the National Pork Producers Council -- the person who represents the people who represent the nation's pigs -- appeared recently before Congress to talk about sales in the swine flu era. He wasn't happy. "Things look bleak going forward,
Toxic Chinese Drywall Creates A Housing Disaster
Business  (tags: americans, consumers, corporate, corruption, environment, ethics, money, society, usa )

- 3128 days ago -
Along the Gulf Coast and across the country, it's being called a "silent hurricane." Between 2004 and 2007, an estimated 100,000 homes in more than 20 states were built with toxic drywall imported from China.
May Contain Traces Of Mad Cow
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, money, politics, society, usa, farming, ethics )

- 3126 days ago -
The Government wants to allow meat from countries with Mad Cow disease into Australia. And our loose labelling rules mean you won't know the difference, writes Hilary Bambrick
Refining Poop Power: Wastewater In, Cellulosic Ethanol Out
Business  (tags: economy, energy, environment, Entrepreneurs, goodnews, greenbuilding, humans, investments, oil, technology, sewage sludge, ethenol )

- 3149 days ago -
There's no nice way of saying this: A group of green-minded entrepreneurs are making a clean-burning car fuel out of, well, poop. They don't call it that, of course -- they prefer to call it "municipal wastewater" or "sewage sludge," but trust me, that's
Seaweed Invasion Plagues France's Pristine Brittany
Business  (tags: abuse, business, consumers, environment, farming, government, politics, society, pollution )

- 3155 days ago -
Hillion is a picture-postcard Breton town with grey stone houses, a pretty granite church and long sandy beaches. But the seaside idyll has been ruined by mounds of rotting seaweed that have settled across swathes of France's northwestern coast, giving o
Listeria L-Forms: Discovery Of An Unusual Form Of Bacterial Life
Business  (tags: abuse, business, consumers, corruption, corporate, cover-up, dishonesty, ethics, farming, government, humans, money, politics, society )

- 3173 days ago -
ETH Zurich researchers have discovered a new life form of Listeria monocytogenes, an opportunistic pathogen responsible for serious food poisoning. These bacteria can reproduce and proliferate as so-called L-forms. The methods to detect these bacteria sho
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