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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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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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Wendy Gordon: Meals of Mass Destruction: Shrimp 22.6.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
The shrimping industry itself is an environmental scourge much older than the oil spill. Farming is responsible for habitat destruction, while trawling for wild shrimp is harmful to the oceanic environment. So which is the lesser of the two evils?
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Nature’s Path: A Quirkily Beautiful Shift Towards Sustainable Branding 21.6.2010 Agricultural and Biofuel News - ENN
North America's largest organic cereal brand, Nature's Path Organic, has unleashed its first integrated multi-channel consumer campaign, and yielded impressive sales results while fomenting cultural change. Nature's Path is serving its cereal with a generous and delicious topping of sustainability. Read about their breakthrough sustainable brand campaign.
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Growing Organic Food in Prison 19.6.2010 AlterNet
Cross-posted from Food Politics. Earlier this month, I went to New York State’s Woodbourne Correctional Facility to accept the John Dewey Award for Distinguished Public Service from Bard College and to deliver a brief commencement address to incarcerated graduates of the Bard Prison Initiative. Bard’s program is one of the few privately [...] ...
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Salt, Genes and Bitterness 17.6.2010 Green Lifestyle and Sustainable Culture News - ENN
Salt is a very common food ingredient and condiment. Many people enjoy the taste. Many doctors do not like because of the potential threat to health and heart attacks. Salt (good old Sodium Chloride) can mask bitter tastes and make food more palatable. Some people are more sensitive to bitter flavors and then tend to eat more salt and have a harder time eating less of it. As experts urge Americans to cut their intake by more than half to 2,300 milligrams (about a teaspoon) of sodium a day or less, insights like these might help identify the people who will may need some other way to mask bitter tastes.
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Public Forum: 500 million farmers can’t be wrong! 17.6.2010 Green Left Weekly issue #780
Public Forum: 500 million farmers can’t be wrong! Building sustainable farming futures through food sovereignty Friday 25th June | 6pm – 7.30pm Event date: Fri, 25/06/2010 - 6:30pm Event time: Mon, 25/01/2010 - 6:30pm Email: read ...
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Maria Rodale: A Visit to My Kitchen: Marta Teegen from Homegrown 17.6.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Marta Teegen, the author of Homegrown: A Growing Guide for Creating a Cook's Garden (Rodale, 2010), is stopping by my kitchen today. Check out her...
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Public Forum: 500 million farmers can’t be wrong! 17.6.2010 Green Left Weekly issue #780
Public Forum: 500 million farmers can’t be wrong! Building sustainable farming futures through food sovereignty Friday 25th June | 6pm – 7.30pm Event date: Fri, 25/06/2010 - 6:30am Event time: Mon, 25/01/2010 - 6:30pm Email: read ...
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Whole Foods Market Imposes One-Year Deadline on Brands to Drop Bogus Organic Label Claims and Calls for Federal Regulation of Personal Care Products 16.6.2010 Commondreams.org Newswire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 16, 2010

Organic Consumers Association

The Organic Consumers Association (OCA), the nation's largest consumer group dedicated to organic integrity, is pleased the nation's largest natural products retailer Whole Foods Market is taking action to address widespread organic labeling fraud in personal care. Such brands as Avalon Organics, Nature's Gate and Giovanni, make organic claims on products whose main cleansing and moisturizing ingredients are generally made without any organic material whatsoever and are usually composed in significant part from petrochemicals.

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The Oil Spill in Bathroom 16.6.2010 Commondreams.org Views
by Ronnie Cummins

There's an oil spill in US bathrooms that's roughly the same size as the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. It's coming from the petrochemical-based cosmetics we're rubbing into our hair and skin and rinsing down the drain. US oil addiction isn't limited to the fuel in our cars. If you know what to look for, you'll find it everywhere, even in the grocery store's health and beauty aisle.

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Ronnie Cummins: The Oil Spill In Bathroom 16.6.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
There's an oil spill in US bathrooms that's roughly the same size as the BP disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. It's coming from the...
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Maria Rodale: Is There Lead in Your Juice? 16.6.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
A recent test by the Environmental Law Foundation found higher than acceptable levels of lead in both organic and "conventional" juices and baby foods. They...
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Foraging Gets Trendy: But Is Trendy Sustainable? 15.6.2010 TreeHugger
Foraging Gets Trendy: But Is Trendy Sustainable?
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Maria Rodale: A Visit to My Kitchen: John Grogan 10.6.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
My dear friend John Grogan is in my kitchen today, chatting about eggplant steaks, vegetable chili, and the living and breathing kitchen tool he could...
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Ron Dembo: Living Well On a Low Footprint 9.6.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Global warming, apocalyptical movies about the future and discussions about the environment can sometimes be a drag. It often seems so dire that one wants...
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Starre Vartan: New Film Takes on Organic Food Critics, and Kicks Ass 9.6.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Watch the trailer for "What's Organic About Organic" to get a preview! Surely you've heard the arguments: "Organic isn't any healthier," "Organic food is...
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Beyond Organic: An Inside Look at Joel Salatin's Famous Polyface Farm 8.6.2010 AlterNet
Made famous by 'The Omnivore's Dilemma,' Polyface Farm is the destination of choice for discerning tourists with a passion for great food and sustainable agriculture.
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Watchdog Calls on USDA to Boost Transparency in Organic Governance 8.6.2010 Commondreams.org Newswire
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 8, 2010 Cornucopia Institute In a move to protect the growing organic industry from undue corporate influence, a leading organic watchdog group released a letter , dated June 7, calling on the USDA to collaborate with the organic community on pending appointments to the read ...
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UNESCO Approves 13 New Biosphere Reserves for Enhanced Protection 8.6.2010 ENS
UNESCO Approves 13 New Biosphere Reserves for Enhanced Protection
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