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'Natural' sunscreen: Better for you? 27.6.2010 LA Times: Most Emailed
'Natural' sunscreen: Better for you?
North Dakota Farm Becomes Lab for Growing Food in Dry Times 26.6.2010 Truthout - All Articles

I learned the important lessons about water very early in my life. My father and mother began their life on our family farm in North Dakota in 1930. Their years as beginning farmers were thus spent in the midst of the Dust Bowl. My father understood intuitively that the devastation was not solely about the lack of water; it also was about the way land was farmed. The weather, including the scarcity of rainfall, was the immediate cause of the Dust Bowl, but the farming methods of that era had left the land vulnerable to incredible soil loss.

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China: The next superconsumer? 26.6.2010 The Guardian -- World Latest
With the US sinking in debt, the world's biggest corporations are targeting China. And Shanghai is their beachhead… The resident of 550 Huaihai Road in Shanghai is a rather unusual migrant. Born in Wisconsin on 9 March 1959, Barbara Millicent Roberts is the world's most famous supermodel. She drives a Corvette convertible , owns a dream home with a pool, parties with jocks and adores shopping. In the US, she was a prom queen and a role model. In China, she is emerging as an ambassador for consumer culture. Better known as Barbie , this 30cm-tall icon was first sold in China in the early 1990s, but it was not until 2009 that she was given her own home in the retail heartland of Shanghai. Mattel , the world's biggest toy company, marked her ...
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Whether to attract (hummingbirds) or repel (mosquitoes), products deliver 26.6.2010 Washington Post: Real Estate
Whether to attract (hummingbirds) or repel (mosquitoes), products deliver
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Obesity surgery should be a family affair 25.6.2010 MSNBC
When obesity surgery becomes a family affair, patients have a better shot at becoming the biggest loser, a new study ...
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Supreme Court Rules on the Fate of Genetically Modified Foods: Who Really Won? 25.6.2010 AlterNet
Both Monsanto, which produces GM alfalfa and was trying to have the ban overturned, and the environmental groups and seed company that supported the ban came away ecstatic.
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Most Americans consume too much salt 25.6.2010 MSNBC
Most Americans consume too much salt
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Supreme Court Rules on the Fate of Genitically Modified Foods: Who Really Won? 25.6.2010 AlterNet
Both Monsanto, which produces GM alfalfa and was trying to have the ban overturned, and the environmental groups and seed company that supported the ban came away ecstatic.
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Organic labels may trick dieters into overeating 24.6.2010 MSNBC
The "organic" label skews people's perceptions about food in ways that might promote obesity, a new study finds. ...
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How Asos took over the world 24.6.2010 The Guardian -- Front Page
For a unique take on the world of fashion, sign up to the Guardian's fashion email and get all the latest news delivered straight to your inbox FASHION DILEMMA How did a website take over the world? Back in the distant, halcyon days of 2000, when the economy was healthy (or so they told us), the millennium was brand new, and we were all terribly relieved not to have been eaten by giant robot mutant lizards controlled by the Millennium Bug, a small online fashion company was born. Duplicating celebrity-inspired products, As Seen on Screen had three employees but big ambitions. A decade later, it has over 1,000 employees and one trillion gazillion items of fashion. Oh, all right, 36,000 then. Tsk, you're such pedants. But where once ...
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Chipotle, Gold'n Plump pair up for locally raised chicken 24.6.2010 Twincities.com: Business
Chipotle is now using organic chicken from Gold'n Plump Poultry Inc. in all its Minnesota restaurants.
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Hospital Food Gets A Push Down The Organic Aisle 24.6.2010 NPR News
The move toward local and organic food is spreading to an area not commonly associated with freshness, or even flavor: hospital kitchens. Advocates say a switch to higher-quality and smaller servings of meat will help patients. But the idea has its critics.
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Minneapolis Uptown Market 23.6.2010 Columns
As hoped, this season's Minneapolis Uptown Market has gone from monthly to weekly. Now in its second year, there will be more produce available, including fresh, local, and organic grocery treats. Or grab some already-prepared food and enjoy lunch with a friend. Other items for sale include local ar...
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Where To Find Really Healthy Eggs and Poultry (It's Not at Whole Foods) 23.6.2010 AlterNet
Most labels on poultry and eggs mean whatever the producer or vendor decides. Here's how to figure out what's what.
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Organic pesticides not always 'greener' choice 23.6.2010 New Kerala: World News
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Where To Find Really Healthy Eggs (It's Not at Whole Foods) 23.6.2010 AlterNet
Most labels on poultry and eggs mean whatever the producer or vendor decides. Here's how to figure out what's what.
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Recipes for Health: Apricot Purée 23.6.2010 New York Times Health
Puréed apricots will last for weeks and can be served as if they were preserves or jam.

Monsanto, Opponents Both Claim Victory in Historic Genetically Modified Crop Case 22.6.2010 Truthout.com
In a landmark case on genetically modified (GM) crops, The US Supreme Court ruled 7-1 on Monday in favor of agribusiness giant Monsanto and overturned a lower court's decision to ban the company's GM alfalfa until the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) fully analyzed the crop's potential dangers. Monsanto applauded the decision and assured farmers that the alfalfa seeds, which are engineered to be resistant to Monsanto's glyphosate-based Roundup herbicide, could be available for planting as early as this fall. read ...
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Monsanto, Opponents Both Claim Victory in Historic, Genetically Modified Crop Case 22.6.2010 Truthout - All Articles
In a landmark case on genetically modified (GM) crops, The US Supreme Court ruled 7-1 on Monday in favor of agribusiness giant Monsanto and overturned a lower court's decision to ban the company's GM alfalfa until the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) fully analyzed the crop's potential dangers. Monsanto applauded the decision and assured farmers that the alfalfa seeds, which are engineered to be resistant to Monsanto's glyphosate-based Roundup herbicide, could be available for planting as early as this fall. read ...
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Dakota Beef suing former CEO 22.6.2010 Seattle Times: Business & Technology
A South Dakota organic beef company has sued its former chief executive, accusing him of profiting from side ventures, running up more than $67,000 in personal charges on a company credit card and forming a competing company.
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