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In the News: Study Finds Your Body Fights to Add Weight After Weight Loss; Students in Hawaii Recover Food and Donate to the Homeless; The Vegan Burger For Meat Eaters

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Study Finds Your Body Fights to Add Weight After Weight Loss The world is facing an obesity epidemic, and many people who diet and gain back weight blame themselves for lack of self-control or not exercising enough. A new study … Read More

In the News: Diet Versus Type 2 Diabetes; Vermont Asks Court to Release GMO Safety Data; As Tuition Climbs, Hundreds of Food Banks Open on College Campuses

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Diet Versus Type 2 Diabetes New research has shown that a radical diet shift can actually send Type 2 diabetes into remission, something thought impossible until now. Even people who have had the disease for years have been able to … Read More

In the News: Acreage for GM Crops Declined in 2015; Keurig’s New K-Cup Coffee is Recyclable, but Hardly Green; Eating Fast Food Exposes Consumers to Toxic Chemical

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Acreage for GM Crops Declined in 2015 For the first time since their introduction, farmers planted less acreage of genetically modified (GM) crops in 2015. The drop was small, from 448.5 million acres in 2014 to 440 million in 2016. … Read More

In the News: Milk Industry is Turning to Small Batch Operations; Strawberries Now Top Dirty Dozen List; Ag Department Proposing Stricter Animal Welfare Standards for Organic Chicken and Meat

Milk Industry is Turning to Small Batch Operations More and more consumers are learning about the negative impacts of factory farming, the awful treatment of the animals, and the lower quality product that results. Many farmers are responding to this … Read More

In the News: The Benefits of Spicing Up a Breast-Feeding Mother’s Diet; Thousands Could Lose Food Stamps as States Restore Pre-Recession Requirements; NY State Approves $15 Minimum Wage

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The Benefits of Spicing Up a Breast-Feeding Mother’s Diet Conventionally, mothers have been told to avoid strong flavors while breast-feeding, as to not upset their babies. The diet of the mother transfers flavors and information into the amniotic fluid before … Read More

In the News: GMO Labeling Is On Its Way; Schools Nationwide Still Have Lead in the Water; GMO Labeling Urgent as USDA Deregulates New Monsanto Corn Strains; The Silicon Valley of Recycling

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GMO Labeling Is On Its Way Last week was such a huge week for GMO labeling news! Slowly but surely, GMO labeling is on its way in the U.S., and we could not be happier! Just last week, General Mills, … Read More

In the News: General Mills to Label GMOs, Wild Species are Vital for Food Security; How Strictly Should We Be Following Sell-By Dates?

General Mills to Label GMOs Huge food company, General Mills, recently announced that it will label GMOs in all of its products sold in the U.S.! This is a very exciting development, especially after the DARK Act was voted down, … Read More

In the News: The Anti-Packaging Movement; A Call for a Ban on Drug Ads on TV; Big Food Found Guilty in Multi Million Dollar Cover Up in GMO Labeling Fight

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The Anti-Packaging Movement Everyone has heard of recycling, but “pre-cycling” (eliminating waste before it’s created) is a more obscure concept. Stores of every kind use over zealous amounts of packaging for their products, sometimes even packing products in a plastic … Read More


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