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In the News: Maple Syrup May Be a Cancer Killer; 5 Most Common Fraud Foods; Clinton’s Stance on GMOs Changes With the Audience

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Maple Syrup May Be a Cancer Killer New research shows that maple syrup may be a cancer killer! Japanese researchers have found that maple syrup inhibits colorectal cancer cell growth and invasion, while having zero known toxicity. Natural maple syrups … Read More

In The News: Obama Expected to Sign GMO Bill; Major Food Companies Paying Farmers to Go Organic; Thousands of Venezuelans Have to Cross Borders for Food

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Obama Expected to Sign GMO Bill When Obama was campaigning for the presidency in 2007, he spoke a lot about GMOs and his stand on them. A direct quote from one of his speeches: “We’ll let folks know whether their … Read More

In the News: Senate Passes the Dreaded GMO Labeling Bill; Man Feeds Himself For Free All Year; Congress Passes the Global Food Security Act

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Senate Passes the Dreaded GMO Labeling Bill The Senate has passed a GMO labeling bill that would allow food companies to print a QR scan code, phone number, or website that consumers can scan/call/look up to find GMO ingredient information, … Read More

In the News: Bhavani’s Interview on Life Out Loud; Vermont’s GMO Labeling Law is Here; San Francisco Bans Styrofoam

Bhavani’s Interview on Life Out Loud Last week, Bhavani was interviewed by Junie Moon on Life Out Loud! Click the link to listen to the show. Junie and Bhavani discussed connecting the dots between the foods we eat, our health, … Read More

In the News: Agrarian Elders Alarmed by the Direction of Organic; Check Out the 2016 EWG’s Sunscreen Guide; How the Good Food Purchasing Policy is Changing LA Schools

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Agrarian Elders Alarmed by the Direction of Organic The Agrarian Elders, a group of farmers who were the pioneers of organic and sustainable farming, are voicing their concerns about the direction of the organic food movement. The Elders fear the … Read More

In the News: The Soda Tax Movement; Florida Couple Sues for Their Right to Garden; Iowa Senator Trying to Block Military Meatless Monday

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The Soda Tax Movement Last week, Philadelphia became the second city in the country to pass a tax on soda and other sugary drinks. The tax will charge distributing companies 1.5 cents for each ounce of sugar-sweetened beverages sold in … Read More

In the News: Yoga May Be Good for the Brain; The Bigger the Bottle, the Bigger the Baby; World Meat-Free Day Reminds People to Consider Their Impact

Yoga May Be Good for the Brain Getting older seems to be inevitably accompanied with memory loss and possibly even dementia. There are now connections made between physical activity and having a healthy brain, but one study in particular focused … Read More

In the News: Farms That Rise to the Challenge; FDA Issues Guidelines for Salt Use; Celebrities Endorse Only Unhealthy Food and Drinks

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Farms That Rise to the Challenge Vertical farming may very well be necessary as the world’s population continues to grow. Vertical farming would allow food to be grown on the sides of buildings, on rooftops, and in very small spaces … Read More


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