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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
- 56 minutes 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".
Don't Let the FDA Destroy the Local & Organic Food Movement!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: Organics, FDA, organic farmers, choice denied? )

Stephen
- 4 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
I am writing because I am concerned about the impact that FDA's proposed FSMA rules will have on the farms that I buy food from, my business, my family's ability to find local food, the environment... ~petition~
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.
9 Hours Ago China's Hard Line on Biotech Burns US Hay
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, environment, genetic engineering, GMO contamination, GMO alfalfa, health, humans, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 4 days ago - theglobaldairy.com
...the U.S. industry has two problems: its definition of what qualifies as non-biotech may not be strict enough to meet tougher Chinese standards, and there is evidence biotech genes have spread to non-biotech crops.
2014: International Year of Family Farming
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, industrial farming, protection, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - wdm.org.uk
...as agriculture has become more concentrated in the hands of huge transnational agribusinesses, hunger rates have actually increased: from 788m in 1995 to 925m in 2010. Essentially, the problem is not production levels but how food is distributed...
Elusive GM Safety Evidence
Green Lifestyle  (tags: food, genetic engineering, GMOs, GMO testing, health, protection, world )

Kathy
- 5 days ago - gmfreescotland.blogspot.co.uk
A review of the scientific evidence on the relationship between GM crops and animal health has just been published. This carefully constructed search for a robust body of studies concluded that the task was "impossible" to do "properly" because of the fra
These Statistics Prove GMOs Are Absolutely Not 'Feeding America'
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, family, food, genetic engineering, GMOs, hunger, health, humans, Sustainabililty )

Kathy
- 7 days ago - naturalsociety.com
You would not imagine hunger plaguing the suburbs of America, but citizens living in cities like Houston, Detroit, and even sunny Fresno, California or Orlando, Florida worry about feeding their families every month. Surely these people are benefited by
'Extreme' $500K 'Solar House' Called Eyesore By Neighbours
Green Lifestyle  (tags: solar house, solar roofs, house, architecture, business, design, eco-friendly, energy, greenliving, home, humans, society, world )

Lone
- 7 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
"It's unique in that the solar panels are to be used as the roofing system.
Can Organic Crops Compete With Industrial Agriculture?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: agriculture, food, organic agriculture methods )

Judy
- 8 days ago - newscenter.berkeley.edu
A systematic overview of more than 100 studies comparing organic and conventional farming finds that the crop yields of organic agriculture are higher than previously thought.
An Insurance Policy for Climate Change? How Seed Banks Are Protecting the Future of Food
Green Lifestyle  (tags: conservation, eco-friendly, environment, food, garden, greenliving, health, humans, protection, seed saving, Sustainabililty, world )

Kathy
- 9 days ago - billmoyers.com
More than 75 percent of the fruit and vegetable varieties that humans once consumed have already gone the way of the woolly mammoth and the saber-toothed tiger, according to the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization. And half of all domesticated animal
 
 
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