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Demand Clean Air NOW; Stop Construction of Pipelines and Help to Resist Big Oil; Together We Can Move Away From Fracking; Label GMO’S; Protect Bees from Pesticides

Keep Clean Air a Priority for Our Children and the Earth: Take Action NOW Earlier this month, a federal court of appeals blocked a 90-day stay of certain parts of the rule, but the EPA is still trying to implement … Read More

Food Policy Keeps Up; Washington DC Food Tank Summit Inspires; NYC Bodegas Protest; EPA Reports Smudged; Biodiversity Improves Standards

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Civil Eats Describes Food Policy Today “With policy changes taking place at breakneck speed in Washington, there is no certainty with respect to laws that have made the U.S. food system safer, healthier, and more sustainable. The only certainty is that … Read More

Help Save Healthy School Food; Community Garden Growing; Women of the Earth United; Block the Bayer-Monsanto Merger

Donate To CSPI to Help Save Healthy School Food “The 2010 Healthy, Hunger Free Kids Act has led to school breakfasts and lunches that are lower in salt, sugar, and refined grains—and soda in schools is a thing of the … Read More

Cuomo Vetoed Farmers; Child Nutrition is Front Page; Slow Food and Farm Raiser Special Offer

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Cuomo Decides to Veto Farm to Food Bank Tax Credit Bill Which Would Give Farmers Break Last week, Cuomo actually vetoed the NY Farm to Food Bank Bill which would have given farmers the well deserved tax break for produce they donate … Read More

In the News: FDA Bans Chemicals in Soap; G20 Summit Reports Bad Behavior; Beijing Officiate Better Poultry Standard

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FDA Bans Chemicals in Soap Triclosan, mostly used in liquid soap, and triclocarban, in bar soaps, are the most common of the 16 chemicals that the FDA most recently banned. However, the ruling applies only to consumer products, not antibacterial soaps used in … Read More

Take Action: Support FoodCorps Work in Maine Schools, Child Nutrition Re-authorization Bill, Support the Consumers Revolution, NRDC Fundraiser Fights Pthalates

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Farm to Institution in Maine Schools On October 14th, there will be a conference for presenters, sponsors, and attendees to network and share information about the three pillars of Farm to School programs and its implementation at state level. One example of this working is with … Read More

Take Action: There’s Still Time to Save GMO Labeling; Tell President Obama to Say No to Monsanto’s Dream Bill; Demand Action on Lead

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There’s Still Time to Save GMO Labeling The Senate has passed the federal GMO labeling bill, which would block any state labeling laws. Monsanto and the GMA are one step closer to keeping Americans in the dark about our food, … Read More


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