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Organic Bytes #162: USDA's Big Brother, Preparing for the Collapse, Frankencrops, and More... 19.2.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Organic Bytes #162: USDA's Big Brother, Preparing for the Collapse, Frankencrops, and More...
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Global Summary of Genetically Engineered Crops 16.2.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Global Summary of Genetically Engineered Crops
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Honeybees under attack on all fronts 16.2.2009 New Scientist: Health
The world's honeybees are in trouble – a combination of infections, lack of food, pesticides and breeding are pushing populations to a lethal tipping point ...
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Monsanto is Putting Normal Seeds Out of Reach 13.2.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Monsanto is Putting Normal Seeds Out of Reach
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Buying Organic is Well Worth the Cost even When Times are Tough 13.2.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Buying Organic is Well Worth the Cost even When Times are Tough
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Organic Gardening Offers Many Health Benefits and Helps Plants and Animals 12.2.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Organic Gardening Offers Many Health Benefits and Helps Plants and Animals
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Prepping the soil 11.2.2009 Gristmill
By Tom Laskawy There was some curiosity as to what stance U.S. Department of Agriculture chief Tom Vilsack would take in his speech this week before the National Association of Wheat Growers. Surprisingly, he came as the bearer of bad tidings. According to this : Vilsack called on farmers to accept the political reality that U.S. farm program direct payments are under fire both at home and abroad and therefore farmers should develop other sources of income. In his remarks to the groups he said he intends to promote a far more diversified income base for the farm sector, saying that windmills and biofuels should definitely be part of the income mix and that organic agriculture will also play an increasing role. Um, what? Leave aside the ...
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Bringing Back the Backyard Garden? 11.2.2009 Daily Headlines (RSS)

WASHINGTON Feb 11 (OneWorld.net) - Growing food at home or in community gardens can help you avoid exposure to chemical pesticides, get exercise, and save energy.

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China investigating milk additive used by one of country's largest dairies 11.2.2009 Star Tribune: World
China investigating milk additive used by dairy 11.2.2009 Seattle Times: Nation & World
China's quality watchdog said Wednesday it is investigating the safety of an unapproved protein additive in a premium line of milk produced by one of the country's biggest dairies.
IATP Congratulates Yoplait on Eliminating rBGH 10.2.2009 Commondreams.org Newswire
General Mills’ Yoplait brand announced today that by August 2009 it would stop using milk from cows injected with the synthetic hormone, recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH). The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) congratulates Yoplait on its decision.

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Interviews with Carman and Seralini 10.2.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Interviews with Carman and Seralini
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Another Huge rBGH Victory 10.2.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Another Huge rBGH Victory
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Organic Foods on a Limited Budget 10.2.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Organic Foods on a Limited Budget
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General Mills to stop using growth hormone milk in Yoplait yogurt 10.2.2009 MinnPost
Interview with 'World According to Monsanto' Director 9.2.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Interview with 'World According to Monsanto' Director
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FDA: Plant knowingly sold salmonella-laced food 7.2.2009 Seattle Times: Politics
As far back as 2007, salmonella-laced products were shipped by a Georgia peanut company that knew the peanuts probably were tainted and sometimes after tests confirmed that contamination, inspection records show.
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FDA: Ga. plant knowingly shipped tainted products (AP) 7.2.2009 Yahoo: Top Stories
AP - A Georgia peanut plant knowingly shipped salmonella-laced products as far back as 2007, at times sending out tainted products after tests confirmed contamination, according to inspection records released Friday. ...
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A review of eco-minded feminine products 8.11.2008 The Bottom Line


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A review of eco-minded feminine products 7.11.2008 The Bottom Line
It can be a delicate topic, but menstruation is an indelicate reality for most women. And it's not exactly a party for the planet, either. The average woman will use an estimated 16,800 sanitary pads or tampons over her lifetime -- that's 250 to 300 pounds of waste. So what's the alternative? The courageous women of Grist volunteered to find out. Today, in the first of a two-part series, they report back on "outerwear" ... from good to pad. ...
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