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Transition to Organics Around the World; Minimum Wage Hikes and the Job Market; Recent Report Shows Increases in Food Recalls

Tea Farmer In India Leads Charge For Organic, report by NPR “Tenzing transitioned to organic farming after an incident with pesticides on his own farm convinced him he needed to change. He would feel nauseous and have headaches after spraying … Read More

Tell Congress to Fund Research for Organics; Net Neautrality is Not Dead, Sign Your Name to Protect Our Rights; Submit Your Comments and Demand Food Labels NOW

Let’s Get Organic Ag Research Funded in the 2018 Farm Bill: Sign Your Name HERE Although the demand for Organic agricultural products has increased, our domestic production of them has not. According to the Organic Seed Alliance (OSA) and other … Read More

Food Shortages and World Hunger; Fiber Hijacked by Big Food; Musk Brother Invests in Food; New Legislation Hampers DEA From Cracking Down on Opiates;

Rice and Beans: $1.20 in New York, $73 in Haiti “The United Nations World Food Programme just released a report on the cost, relative to average income, of a basic meal such as rice and beans in 33 countries. Someone living in … Read More

Impossible Meat with Possible Consequences; Summer Greenmarkets Can Help Boost Economy; Scientists Fear Trump’s Dismissal of Climate Report;

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Impossible Meat with Possible Consequences: Challenges of Food Tech It’s been no secret that for decades Genetically-modified food has been a favorite for those working and profiting in Big Ag yet the possible ill-effects of these GMO foods on our health and the environment have … Read More

FDA Delays New Food Label Deadline; Tax on Sugary Drinks Continues; Adverse Effects of Cosmetic Products Surface

FDA Announces an Extension of the New Food Label Deadline Without Specified Date  In response to the FDA announcement, Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) issued a statement saying that “The ability of the Trump Administration to repeat its mistakes is … Read More

Keep the Soil, Not the Grass; Artists’ Share More Than Fruit; Healthy School Food is Here to Stay; NY Fast-Food Workers Make Political Gains; Nestle Comments to Protect Food Safety

U.S. Pays Farmers Billions To Save The Soil. But It’s Blowing Away – NPR, the Salt In recent years, dust storms have returned, driven mainly by drought. But, according to rural residents and others, farmers are “making the problem worse by … Read More

iEat Green Attends the Food Almanac 2017; Be Wary of the HPV Vaccine; ‘Eat Local for Less’ Author, Julie Castillo Joins Bhavani on PRN

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Hi All, We are living in crazy times! I am so thankful to be able to surround myself with a community that shares my concerns, embraces my passions, and hopes for a better future. Food, a common thread that connects … Read More

Trump’s Ag Pick Perdue Seems Contrary; Seeking Consensus on Healthy Food; Ice-Scream-For-Vegans; FDA Publishes New Advice For Your Mom

Trump’s Pick for Secretary of Ag, Sonny Perdue, is Frightening If confirmed, Perdue will oversee a budget of more than $140 billion and a staff of more than 100,000 people in an office that, as Civil Eats points out, executes “policy … Read More


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