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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

Love and Honor at Dakota’s Camp; Future of Food and Farm; Chemicals Found in Our Food

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Cooking is Alive and Well at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation A Navajo chef from Minnesota has made a new home at Standing Rock, as a Sioux tribe fights the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. His name is Brian Yazzie and … Read More

Stop Pipeline Company Mega-Merger; Glyphosate Needs to be Banned; Say NO to GMOs 2.0; Stop the Nuclear Bailout in NYC

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Stop Pipeline Company Mega-Merger Since ‘lower oil and natural gas prices have diminished the demand for shipments and building new projects becomes increasingly difficult because of local opposition’, there has been a recent trend of consolidation among pipeline companies to bulk up … 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: Tell Burger King to Rid it’s Meals of ‘Botox’; Stop the Confusion and Reduce Food Waste; Just Label It!

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Tell Burger King to Rid it’s Meals of ‘Botox’ In March 2015, the FDA did approve several new types of genetically engineered apples and potatoes as safe for market and public consumption. “Arctic Apples,” which are genetically engineered to resist … Read More

In the News: FDA Authority over Cosmetics; Chefs at the Olympics Feed the Hungry; Farm School NYC Offers New Urban Agriculture Program

FDA Authority over Cosmetics A shocking story of one hair care product, which the creator and celebrity-hairstylist pitched as ‘gentle’ then sold into the millions, has caused serious and caustic effects to consumers including itching, rashes, and even hair loss! … Read More

Take Action: It’s time to can BPA; No More Monsanto Money; Tell the EPA to Ban Atrazine; Tell the EPA to Get Phthalates out of our Food

It’s Time to Can BPA Bisephenol A (BPA) is an organic synthetic compound and chemical—a colorless solid—that has been employed commercially since 1957 to make clear, tough plastics and epoxy resins. It is made profusely into a variety of consumer … Read More

Take Action: Chip In To Fight Back Against Monsanto; Participate in Meat Free Week; Tell Congress: Don’t Gut Healthy School Lunches

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Chip in to Fight Back Against Monsanto Despite the fact that 90% of Americans want strong GMO labeling, President Obama just signed the weak federal labeling bill into law. Monsanto and the Grocery Manufacturers Association have poured money into getting … Read More


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