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Thank Virgin Atlantic Airlines for Ditching Unsustainable Food
Business  (tags: food, sustainability, beef, palm oil, airlines, transportation, travel, thanks, petitions )

Freya
- 44 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Let us thank Virgin Atlantic for setting a good example by taking a big step towards helping save our planet's fragile ecology.
Sign Now to Demand That Amazon Reject Genetically Engineered Apples
Business  (tags: food, fruit, GMOs, on-line stores, petitions )

Freya
- 104 days ago - actionnetwork.org
Despite public opposition, USDA approved Intrexon's genetically engineered, non-browning Arctic apple. This is being sold on Amazon as Arctic ApBitz Dried Apple Snacks. Nowhere on the package does it state that the apples are genetically engineered.
Monsanto Merger Approved: What's Next?
Business  (tags: Big Agra, mergers, greed, agriculture, farming, crops, food )

Freya
- 159 days ago - panna.org
The Bayer-Monsanto merger was approved on the heels of the authorization of the Dow-DuPont and Syngenta-ChemChina mergers. As a result, just 3 corporations will control 59% of the seed market and 64% of the pesticide market - globally.
'Buy Local' Food Programs Deceive Consumers and Are Rarely Enforced
Business  (tags: food, markets, fraud )

Freya
- 181 days ago - azcentral.com
As local-food sales grow into a $20 billion industry, a USA TODAY Network investigation found that state-branding programs designed to inform consumers and support local farmers are deceptive and virtually unregulated.
Why Is China Treating North Carolina Like the Developing World?
Business  (tags: meat, factory farms, food, regulations, exports )

Freya
- 181 days ago - rollingstone.com
How lax regulation made it cheaper for China to outsource pork production - and all of its environmental and human costs - to the U.S.
These Foreign Workers Say They Were Told to Pick Blueberries Unless They Were on Their "Death Bed"
Business  (tags: agriculture, food, workers, abuse )

Freya
- 223 days ago - motherjones.com
A lawsuit alleges that a Washington berry giant used "a pattern of threats and intimidation" to manage its guest workers.
No More Human Trafficking
Business  (tags: food, snacks, slavery, human rights, petitions )

Freya
- 320 days ago - ran.org
Send your message now! Tell the Snack Food 20 companies that you demand an end to modern day slavery and Conflict Palm Oil.
Rich People Are Ruining Beer
Business  (tags: beer, alcohol, food, monopolies )

Freya
- 377 days ago - other98.com
Two conglomerates now control 90% of U.S. beer production. That doesn't go down smoothly.
Farmers' Crops Are Rotting in the Fields Thanks To Trump
Business  (tags: farmers, crops, food, harvests, harvesting, workers. immigrants, farms )

Freya
- 394 days ago - dailykos.com
Trump's immigration and trade policy is singlehandedly hurting an already struggling agriculture sector. Farmers are crying, literally crying, that they cannot find the people qualified to harvest their crops.
How the Food and Drug Companies Ensure That We Get Sick and They Make Money
Business  (tags: humans, food, corporate greed, research, business, dishonesty, consumers, marketing )

AWAY AWHI
- 415 days ago - occupy.com
The documentary What the Health shows how the lives and health of human beings are considered insignificant, and in many ways threatened, by the pursuit of profits in the meat and dairy and drug industries.
Over 600 Supermarkets in Quebec Are Giving Extra Food to Food Banks PETITION
Business  (tags: supermarkets, Quebec, food, recovery program, Foodbanks, feeding people, business, consumers, economy, humans, society )

Lone
- 548 days ago - globalcitizen.org
As part of the Supermarket Recovery Program (SRP), more than 600 stores across the Province of Quebec will donate excess produce to foodbanks. Run by Food Banks of Quebec, the program aims to handle 14,000 tons of food per year and feed 400,000 people
Snopes Busted for Spreading Monsanto Propaganda to Quell Safety Concerns About RoundUp Glyphosate
Business  (tags: abuse, consumers, corruption, cover-up, ethics, food, health, humans, lies, marketing, money, world )

Kathy
- 564 days ago - sott.net
The big players in the GMO and agrochemical industry-Monsanto, Bayer, Dow, Syngenta, DuPont-are engaging in an extensive public relations, advertising, lobbying and political campaigning to make sure that genetically engineered crops (GMOs) and the chem..
Fueling the Destruction of Food
Business  (tags: abuse, corporate, corruption, cover-up, dishonesty, energy, environment, ethics, farming, food, GMO corn, ethanol, lies, money, SustainableDevelopment, world )

Kathy
- 570 days ago - attempter.wordpress.com
GM ethanol-ready corn is perhaps the perfect GMO, at least within the realm of what readily can be sold given conventional subsidies. The only thing better would be a GMO which spontaneously combusts in the field prior to harvest. Indeed, this would be...
New Infographic Shows How Only 10 Companies Control Every Brand We Know
Business  (tags: food, monopolies, corporations, Behind the Brands )

Freya
- 623 days ago - nationofchange.org
An infographic based off of Oxfam's newly released report shows how only 10 companies control nearly all of the food and beverage brands we know.
When Agribusinesses Control the Government, People Die
Business  (tags: Big Agra, agribusiness, food, farming, corporations, corporate control, 1%, one percent, injustice )

Freya
- 715 days ago - alternet.org
The US is increasingly no longer a country; instead, we're being run like a business, and in some cases, it's literally killing us.
 

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