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Local Company Beef with Sir Richard Branson

PISTOL CREEK JUNCTION — A local company has filed suit against English entrepreneur and billionaire Sir Richard Branson.

According to papers filed yesterday with the Calabash County Clerk of Courts, RK Meat Packing is accusing the flamboyant businessman, best known as the founder of the Virgin Group of over four hundred companies, of industrial espionage, patent infringement and copyright violations. 284 more words

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Will this new genetically-modified potato take off?

Would you be excited to pluck a bag of precut, gleaming-white potato slices from a supermarket produce bin—fresh not frozen, and ready to throw in the pan or the… 862 more words

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Twenty Genetically Modified Foods Coming to Your Plate | Wake Up World

It’s a scary world that mega corporations are creating! Frankenfoods are already on the supermarket shelves and not many are labeled GMO free. Monsanto and the other companies genetically engineering our food, are on a mission to control our food supply – not only vegetables and fruit but also meat and fish! 383 more words

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I made it in Snopes!

Hopefully you know Snopes.com. They’re a first stop, along with Wikipedia, to sniff out hoaxes that appear in your email, Facebook, or other social media. 779 more words

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Celebrities Ditch Starbucks After it Supported Monsanto

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Starbucks’ fast damage control publicity
Starbucks US features Fil-Am toddler Flynn in limited edition mug
On Starbucks News, Flynn’s mother narrated how she heard about the collection in the early months of this year, but did not know she would become a contributor until someone asked her to submit a sketch for a design. 417 more words

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it was blowin in the wind : GMO

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AquaBounty …

 is a biotechnology company dedicated to the improvement and productivity in aqua culture. 1,419 more words

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GMO Trees: Save American Chestnut from Fungus?

The relationship between the US public and genetically modified organisms (GMO) is a bit ambiguous. Efforts to label GMO foods were defeated in California, while some Hawaiian islands have banned the planting of GMO crops.

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