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Tell Big Food: Label GMOs!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, food, GMO labeling, greenproducts, healthy, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 19 hours ago - action.ewg.org
Several major food corporations, including Campbell's and Mars, have already announced plans to use clear, on-package labeling for products containing GMOs. But many companies-including General Mills, Kellogg's, Nestle, ConAgra and PepsiCo and...
Sea Lice Exploded Among Wild Young Salmon Near BC Fish Farms: Study
Science & Tech  (tags: BC, fish farming, keystone species, mortality, oceans, parasites, salmon )

Julie
- 2 days ago - thetyee.ca
Critics claim fish farming in ocean-based pens puts wild stocks at risk by breeding more sea lice, which then escape into surrounding waters and pose a threat to juvenile wild salmon.
Clinton's Running Mate Tim Kaine Opposes Consumers' Right to Know What Is in Their Food
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, GMO labeling, family, government, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - thepaleobabe.com
In the recent vote on the DARK Act (S.B. 2609) Senator Kaine was one of the 63 who voted 'yay' on the proposed legislation to keep information about GMO contents in food hidden from the consumers behind inconvenient QR codes and other hurdles.
San Francisco Man Singlehandedly Revives a Rare Butterfly Species in His Own Backyard
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, CoolStuff, eco-friendly, ecosystems, garden, greenliving, interesting, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 4 days ago - inhabitat.com
The California Pipevine Swallowtail butterflies used to flutter about San Francisco aplenty, but their populations declined in the 20th century as more areas were developed. Now in the early 21st century, they're incredibly rare in the city, so one...
Sign Our Petition: Tell Congress to Preserve Our Right to Know What Is in the Food We Eat
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, food, GMO labeling, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 17 days ago - aloha.votetulsi.com
Add your name to mine: Sign our petition now demanding Congress stand up for our rights as consumers to know what is in our food.
Farm Owner, Children Hit With 132 Indictments in Animal Cruelty Case VIDEO
Animals  (tags: farm owner, indictments, cruelty case, horses, abuse, abused, AnimalWelfare, animaladvocates, animalcruelty, animalrights, animals, animalwelfare, cruelty, endangered, environment, humans, suffering )

Lone
- 17 days ago - wtvr.com
Thursday Vince and Vitiello were each indicted on 40 counts of misdemeanor animal cruelty for the 40 seized horses, and 4 counts of felony animal cruelty for 4 dead horses found on the property.
Tell Your Senators: Stop the Secret Money Bill (H.R. 5053)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, congress, corruption, cover-up, crime, elections, ethics, government, lies, politics, u.s. )

Kathy
- 17 days ago - washpirg.webaction.org
Political spending is growing at an alarming rate and secret money is playing a bigger role every year. The House recently passed a bill (H.R. 5053) that only worsens this problem by allowing outside groups to keep their donors' names hidden.
If Lead Ammunition Is Bad for People and the Environment Why Do We Still Use It?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: animals, ecosystems, environment, food, greenliving, health, lead, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 18 days ago - ensia.com
Concerns about regulation, skepticism about the science and misperceptions about costs are slowing the transition to nontoxic alternatives.
Floor Vote Expected Next Week to Weaken Farm Worker Pesticide Protections - Petition
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, farming, food, greenliving, health, protection, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 18 days ago - action.ufw.org
Farm workers labor in one of the nationâEUR(TM)s most dangerous industries and suffer the highest rates of chemical injuries and skin disorders. They have historically been among the least protected from on-the-job dangers.
 
 
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