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EPA Prioritizes Big Industries First; Puerto Rico’s Agricultural Sector Impacted by Maria, Melania Trump Says NO to GMO, Say What?

Scott Pruitt Putting Industry First… Let’s Not Turn a Blind Eye! “In the four months since he took office as the Environmental Protection Agency’s administrator, Scott Pruitt has moved to undo, delay or otherwise block more than 30 environmental rules, … Read More

GMO Food Labeling Laws NOW; Reject Sam Clovis for USDA Chief Scientist; Stay Informed and Protect Clean Water; Fight Big Oil

Tell the Administration to Label GMOs Now   “Last year, after several states passed laws requiring labeling of genetically engineered (GE) foods, the federal government finally passed a GE food labeling law. But the devil is in the details, now … 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

Improve the Lives of Animals; Join the Resistance Against Corporate Greed; Shutdown the Sales of Monsanto’s Toxic Chemicals; Convenience Kills

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Submit Your Comments to the USDA and Support the Organic Animal Welfare Rule We need to submit our comments to the USDA by June 9th in order to support the Organic Animal Welfare Rule! Known as the OLPP rule, our support will help … Read More

Why The Farm Bill Matters; Last Week’s Food Conference with Obama; Hunger Advocates Are Working Hard

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Impacts of The Farm Bill in NYC and Beyond In terms of how it impacts the day to day life of New Yorkers, it includes the one million meals a day which the NYC Office of School Food offers to families. Food safety … Read More

Help Protect Food Safety; Limit Trump’s Power to Start Nuclear War; Organize a March Against Monsanto; Take Bee-killing Pesticides Off the Shelves

Stop Cutbacks to USDA and Help Protect Food Safety “President Trump’s most recent budget proposal contained significant cuts to the USDA budget – $4.7 billion. That’s a 21% cut to the agency already struggling to protect our food supply and … Read More

Climate March Info; Ban Fracking; Protect the EPA; Test Our Food For Chemicals; Fight Famine

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Find Your Post-March-for-Science Action Tasks Here Share your stories and photos in the comments below! I hope you all got out there and connected with others. We have entered into a dark time and it is of utmost importance to strengthen our community and … Read More

March on WA DC for Science; Tell USDA “NO” for Organic Checkoff; Indivisible Team Action Update; Ban Pesticides NOW

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March on Washington DC for Science on April 22nd The ‘March for Science’ will be held in Washington, D.C., and satellite marches will be held in other cities, much like the Women’s March the day after the inauguration. The march stands for science … Read More


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