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General Mills Buys Annie's Homegrown, GMO Opponents Go Berserk
Business  (tags: General Mills, Annie's Homegrown, Corporations, Profit, Organic, GMOs, Anti-GMO outrage, extremism )

Brian
- 16 hours ago - geneticliteracyproject.org
"People are actually trashing perfectly good food to make a point."
GMO Labeling Poll
Business  (tags: Poll, Labels, GMOs, Genetic Modification, Food )

Brian
- 10 hours ago - theprogressivecontrarian.com
"If genetically modified foods have to be labeled, which label style do you prefer?" Take the poll.
EU Source: Gaza Reconstruction Aid Is 'Made in Israel'
Business  (tags: Israeli state oppression, assault-massacres on Gaza 2014, Gaza reconstruction materials, Israel blockade of Gaza, end the siege!, war for profit, energy war, Israeli economy, corruption, investors, SustainableDevelopment, money, world, abuse, news )

Jess
- 2 hours ago - euractiv.com
The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) study will say that half of all donor assistance to Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza - who the UN body say constitute a captive market - is spent on servicing a trade deficit to Israel.
Homeless Vets: "This Year I'Ve Seen a Huge Number of Families"
Business  (tags: military, troops, war, government, healthcare, healthcare, housing, congress, society, economy, labor, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, ethics, investments )

James
- 1 day ago - vato21stcentury.blogspot.com
Every summer for 27 years, a small tent city has popped up in San Diego. "Stand Down" is a three-day oasis for homeless veterans, with showers, new clothes, hot meals, medical help, legal aid and a booth set up for every housing program in the city. Inc
Monsanto: The Gigantic Evil Megacorp (That's Actually Kinda a Pipsqueak)
Business  (tags: Monsanto, Evil MegaCorp, Publically Listed, Runt, Not That Big, Economics, Politics, Science, Hype )

Brian
- 2 days ago - tacit.livejournal.com
"As big companies go, Monsanto is a runt. In terms of gross revenue, it is almost exactly the same size as Whole Foods and Starbucks. It's smaller than The Gap, way smaller than 7-11 and UPS, a tiny fraction of the size of Home Depot..."
Regulator Slow to Respond to Deadly Vehicle Defects
Business  (tags: world, usa, technology, politics, news, marketing, humans, economy, regulation, vehicles, defects, General Motors, chevrolet, safety )

Darren
- 2 days ago - nytimes.com
General Motors published an article in February on its Chevrolet website trumpeting an achievement certain to help sell a lot of cars. Its 2014 Chevys had earned more five-star overall safety ratings in a new car assessment program than had any other. . .
Fighting Poverty With Solar Power
Business  (tags: energy, green, greenliving, greenproducts, health, healthy, Sustainabililty, sustainable, technology, world, globalwarming, consumers, economy, environment, sustainabledevelopment )

James
- 2 days ago - greenenergyconstinvest.blogspot.com
There's a Place in the World That Is Fighting Poverty with Solar Power Solar power is taking off in villages where connecting to the grid is seen as a bad joke.
Monsanto to Settle on Zombie GMO Wheat Lawsuit
Business  (tags: abuse, business, corporate, corruption, environment, ethics, farming, money, Monsanto, usa, world )

Kathy
- 3 days ago - realfarmacy.com
News emerged this week about a possible settlement between Monsanto and the farmers whose wheat was allegedly contaminated by unauthorized genetically modified seeds produced by the biotech firm. Lawyers for a contingent of soft-white wheat farmers in Kan
What If Shareholders Knew About Their Company's Political Spending?
Business  (tags: business, ethics, investors, politics, usa, SEC, political spending, new regulation )

Lynn
- 4 days ago - alternet.org
...a proposed Securities and Exchange Commission rule that would force publicly traded companies to disclose their political spending to their shareholders.
Carey Gillam: USDA Leaning Toward Approval of Monsanto's New GMO Beans, Cotton
Business  (tags: USDA, Cotton, Soybeans, GMOs, Genetic Modification, Biotechnology, Crops, Agriculture )

Brian
- 5 days ago - reuters.com
"Under the draft "environmental impact statement" (EIS) by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), the agency said its analysis shows the genetically modified cotton and soybean plants should be approved."
 
 
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