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Inside the Monsanto Information War
Science & Tech  (tags: Monsanto, ethics, risks, food, lab rats, health, GMOs, research, NewTechnology, science, scientists, safety, society, interesting, humans, geneticengineering, GeneticEngineering, health, technology, world )

- 2034 days ago -
In the United States and abroad, independent and industry science battle it out on a playing field where testing protocols are still in flux despite a history of efforts to push for standardization.
Tell Major Grocery Store CEOs: Refuse GMO Apples
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMOs, Monsanto, genetically modifies, protection, prevention, research, risks, safety, nutrition, society, health, ethics, diet, disease, food, family )

- 2068 days ago -
Tell grocery store CEOs to make it clear that they won't be a market for genetically modified apples or processed foods that use them.
How to Create a Zero-Waste Kitchen
Green Lifestyle  (tags: sustainable, recycling, humans, home, greenproducts, greenliving, green, food, environment, eco-friendly, conservation, family, design, Sustainabililty, interesting, health, healthy )

- 2110 days ago -
Planning well is the first step toward a waste-free kitchen. Consider all of the waste your kitchen produces--trash, food waste, water waste--and how you can process it on-site.
Tell the FDA: Healthy Animals Don't Need Antibiotics
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, FDA, farmers, animals, risks, safety, prevention, protection, interesting, illness, food, government, health, humans, ethics, diet, disease, drugs )

- 2151 days ago -
Factory farms across America are feeding healthy animals antibiotics they don't need. As a result, they're breeding "superbugs," dangerous bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics. We have until July 10 to send a comment to the FDA.
Richmond Bans Genetically Modified Plants
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMOs, genetically modified, farmets, garden, great news, health, ethics, food, prevention, interesting, safety, risks, science, society, news, protection, humans )

- 2187 days ago -
RICHMOND, B.C. -- Richmond City Council says engineered crops and plants have no place the gardens of Metro Vancouver. Councillors have voted unanimously to ban further genetically modified species from Richmond soilalthough the ban is unenforceable ...
International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB)
Environment  (tags: conservation, environment, wildlife, protection, healthconditions, oceans, humans, nature, pollution, Sustainabililty, water, trees, world, endangered, energy, conservation, ecosystems, climate, animals, climate-change, green, habitat, science, politics )

- 2192 days ago -
Marine Biodiversity is the theme for this year's International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB). Designation of IDB 2012 on the theme of marine ecosystems provides Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and everyone interested in marine
Stand Up for Local Food!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: organic, sustainable, green, food, eco-friendly, healthy, humans, interesting, shopping, society, Sustainabililty )

- 2267 days ago -
Americans are clamoring for affordable, locally produced food that's better for our health and the environment (and tastier too!). A new bill that would make more organic and locally produced food available in our schools, grocery stores and restaurants .
Organic Farmers to Monsanto: We Don't Want Your Seeds Anyway!
World  (tags: genetically-modified, GMOs, Monsanto, health, farmers, agriculture, interesting, ethics, corruption, humans )

- 2281 days ago -
In a lawsuit against lawsuits, a coalition of organic farmers and farms are trying to curtail a giant agribusiness's practice of suing them for patent violations that the farmers claim are completely unintentional.
Local Food = Ethical Food? Doesn't Always Work That Way
Green Lifestyle  (tags: interesting, farming, chemicals, local, safety, safe, risks, infections, health, green, greenliving, food, garden, family, home, humans, organic, protection, shopping )

- 2286 days ago -
These days, Canadians are more interested than ever about where their food comes from and how it's produced. Due to concerns about the safety and environmental impact of imported food, many are choosing to buy Canadian-grown produce. Yet ...
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