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USDA Doesn't Test for Roundup Residue in Our Food Supply
Green Lifestyle  (tags: chemicals, food, herbicides, insecticides, health, protection, world )

Kathy
- 3 hours ago - reuters.com
A USDA spokesman who asked not to be quoted said that the test measures required for glyphosate are "extremely expensive... to do on an regular basis".
Genetically Modified Organisms (GMO): Profit, Power and Geopolitics
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Biotechnology and GMO, Seeds of Destruction, Monsanto, corporate power, foreign policy, geopolitical interests, food sovereignty, food security )

Martin
- 3 days ago - globalresearch.ca
GMO is not just about science. As an issue, GMO and the chemical-industrial model it is linked to is ultimately a geopolitical one driven by power and profit. Indeed, agriculture has for a long time been central to US foreign policy.
Congress To Nutritionists: Don't Talk About The Environment
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, health, humans, nutrition )

Kathy
- 4 days ago - npr.org
A government-appointed group of top nutrition experts, assigned to lay the scientific groundwork for a new version of the nation's dietary guidelines, decided earlier this year to collect data on the environmental implication of different food choices.
Biodiversity: Life ­- a Status Report
Green Lifestyle  (tags: biodiveristy, ecosystems, endangered species, environment, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 8 days ago - nature.com
Of all the species that have populated Earth at some time over the past 3.5 billion years, more than 95% have vanished -- many of them in spectacular die-offs called mass extinctions. On that much, researchers can generally agree.
Millions of Bees Die Because of Neonicotinoid Pesticides Manufactured By Bayer and Syngenta and 94% of GMO Corn in US Is Treated
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, environment, food, health, neonics, neonics, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 12 days ago - seattleorganicrestaurants.com
A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences shows that Neonicotinoid class of pesticides and clothianidin adversely affect the immune system of honeybees by promoting replication of a viral pathogen in them.
Tell Airlines to Stop Transporting Cetaceans to Marine Parks PETITION
Animals  (tags: animals, cruelty, suffering )

Anna
- 10 days ago - asiaforanimals.com
There is growing recognition of the role airlines play in permitting the captive cetacean industry to continue and of the severe stress cetaceans suffer from during hours of restricted confinement during air transportation.
Applaud New York Times for Proclaiming Cow Milk Unhealthy.DECEPTION BEHIND THE MILK INDUSTRY.WE ARE DRINKING TO OUR DIMISE.GO NY
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, children, death, diet, disease, drugs, ethics, family, food, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, investigation, medicine, nutrition, prevention, research, risks, science, society, warning )

Rose ann
- 12 days ago - forcechange.com
The dairy industry wishes to keep consumers in the dark about the risks of drinking dairy milk. Numerous studies have been released over the past few years, pointing to dairy consumption as a main culprit in Americans' declining health.BLAME ON FALSE ADS!
Food Safety and the Pro-GMO Lobby: "Anti-Science" and a Politically Motivated Agenda
Health & Wellness  (tags: Food Safety, Biotechnology and GMO, Global Economy, Science and Medicine )

Martin
- 12 days ago - globalresearch.ca
numerous studies demonstrate the often worrying physiological abnormalities derived from ingesting GMOs as well as poor/falling yields, increased pesticide use, lower nutritional values and degraded soil and plant health associated with GM agriculture
United Nations Calls for An End to Industrialized Farming
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, environment, food, greenliving, health, humans, organic, protection, Sustainabililty, water, world )

Kathy
- 13 days ago - permaculturenews.org
Food security, poverty, gender inequality and climate change can all be addressed if we adopt a significant paradigm shift, according to the UN's Trade and Environment Review (TER), a 320-page report written by 63 authors from organizations around the wor
Steven Harper's Legacy, Anti-Pipeline Movement Across Canada
World  (tags: politics, conflict, corruption, Canada, Harper, pipelines, energy )

Michael
- 13 days ago - popularresistance.org
Since activist Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois announced he was giving his Governor General's prize winnings to a group opposed to the Energy East pipeline, donations to the anti-pipeline cause have been pouring in.
 
 
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