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The Cheap Food Conundrum

Community food work sparks a lot of interest among media and the public, particularly these days with so many great initiatives like the Dartmouth North Community Food Center… 850 more words

Food Security

An Alternative to the Farmers' Market

Many people today have become aware of the many harmful effects of industrial agriculture: less nutritional foods, contaminated soil and water, foods that contain pesticide and herbicide residues in the case of fruits and vegetables, and growth hormones and the harmful effects of the excessive use of antibiotics in the case of meat. 3,179 more words

Act III: The Glorious Miracle Of Life

Bad Eggs

You buy organic eggs for any number of reasons, probably related to not wanting to support factory farms that mistreat chickens, pollute the environment and produce eggs that are nutritionally inferior. 363 more words


Non Profits Sue General Mills for False and Misleading Use of 'Natural'

For Immediate Release: August 25, 2016

Beyond Pesticides, Jay Feldman, 202-255-4296, Stephanie Davio, 202-543-5450
Organic Consumers Association, Katherine Paul, 207-653-3090
Moms Across America, Blair FitzGibbon, 202-503-6141… 611 more words



Every couple of months, or less, a true believer in genetically modified crops posts on my fb feed a meme which asserts (paraphrasing) that anyone who objects to GMOs is an anti-science luddite who would rather see the world starve than embrace a wonderful new technology. 1,425 more words


An Open Letter from the OCA

Hi everyone,

Last night, just as I was being released from jail for dumping “Monsanto Money” on the Senate floor, the DARK Act, a bill to Deny Americans the Right to Know about foods produced with genetic engineering, … 1,256 more words


Another Book on the Perils of Corporate Science

The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Death

David R Montgomery and Anne Bikle

Book Review

The Hidden Half of Nature… 408 more words

Medical Censorship