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Category: Food Safety :: Chemicals
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How to Tell If You're Poisoning Yourself With Fish 21.3.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
How to Tell If You're Poisoning Yourself With Fish
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Comparing Conventional and Organic Dairy: An Interview with Two Farmers on Opposite Sides of the Spectrum 19.3.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Comparing Conventional and Organic Dairy: An Interview with Two Farmers on Opposite Sides of the Spectrum
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Companies Cut Synthetic Hormone from Dairy Products 17.3.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Companies Cut Synthetic Hormone from Dairy Products
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Fact File on GM Crops 17.3.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Fact File on GM Crops
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GM Watch: Best of 2008 - Part Two 17.3.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
GM Watch: Best of 2008 - Part Two
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Having a Cow and Eating it Too: The Real Deal on Food Safety 16.3.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Having a Cow and Eating it Too: The Real Deal on Food Safety
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GM Watch's Best of 2008 - Part Two 16.3.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
GM Watch's Best of 2008 - Part Two
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Alison Rose Levy: Having a Cow and Eating it Too: The Real Deal on Food Safety 16.3.2009 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
When in the Omnivore's Dilemma, Michael Pollan portrayed agribusiness' unhealthy treatment of livestock animals, some readers suddenly lost their appetite for meat, going vegan overnight....
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Why are GM Foods Not Labeled? 16.3.2009 Environmental News Network
Genetically modified food, also known as GM food or genetically engineered food, entered the food supply in the 1990s. GM foods contain small pieces of foreign DNA (from other organisms and often from another species) however SA companies are not required to label foods that use GM ingredients. The foreign DNA in GM foods is engineered into the food in hopes of producing desirable traits like resistance to herbicides and pesticides, or resistance to specific pests. Insect-resistant maize, for example, is modified by inserting a bacterium gene that produces toxins and acts as an insecticide. Others have a gene that makes them indestructible when sprayed with certain herbicides. ...
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Peaches, apples top latest list of pesticide-heavy produce 15.3.2009 PDX Green - A blog about sustainable living - The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
www.foodnews.orgCLICK FOR GUIDE The Environmental Working Group just updated its "Dirty Dozen" list for avoiding the most pesticide-laden fruits and veggies. The newest version is available here. The group recommends choosing organic produce in general to cut down on your...
America's Toxic War on Colombia's Farmers 14.3.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
America's Toxic War on Colombia's Farmers
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Do GM Crops Increase Yield? The Answer is No 14.3.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Do GM Crops Increase Yield? The Answer is No
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Is That Juicy Peach Poisonous? EWG Dishes Out Their Updated Dirty Dozen List 14.3.2009 TreeHugger
Photo by Ellie Van Houtte/Flickr.com The Dirty Dozen is back. No, we're not talking about —it's the recently released, fifth edition of 's (EWG) list of the 12 conventionally grown fruits and veggies with the highest levels of pesticide residue. So before you go food shopping, find out which produce items to purchase and which ones to pass on by!... ...
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Why are GM Foods Not Labeled? 13.3.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Why are GM Foods Not Labeled?
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End Unsustainable Commercial Harvest of Wild Turtles 12.3.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire

The Center for Biological Diversity and two dozen other conservation and health groups today filed emergency petitions with eight Midwestern and southern states, seeking to end unsustainable commercial harvest of freshwater turtles.

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Food & Water Watch Launches National Coalition to Promote Artificial Hormone-Free Milk in Schools 11.3.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire
Today, in honor of “Know Your Milk” Day, Food & Water Watch – a national consumer advocacy organization – kicked off its nationwide School Milk Campaign by announcing a coalition of over 100 organizations that are working to secure healthy milk for schoolchildren participating in the National School Lunch Program. Food & Water Watch is gearing up for this year’s re-authorization of the Child Nutrition Act that is designed to help meet the nutritional needs of children through the National School Lunch Program and other feeding programs.

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EWG Updates The Pesticide Shopper’s Guide 10.3.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire
Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) popular Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides has a new look -- and an updated list of fruits and vegetables for consumers who aim to reduce their families’ exposure to pesticides.
 

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GM Watch: Best Film of 2008 10.3.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
GM Watch: Best Film of 2008
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GM Watch: Best of 2008 - Part One 10.3.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
GM Watch: Best of 2008 - Part One
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The Good Food Revolution 9.3.2009 Commondreams.org Views

The island of Kaua‘i is one of the most beautiful and fragile places on earth. From above, it looks like a vibrant green flower, lush and pulsing with life, floating in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. The Hawaiian tourist industry calls it "The Garden Isle," comparing it to the Garden of Eden. The image of Hawai‘i has always been sold as a "paradise." But there is another side to life on this island, one that visitors rarely see.

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