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Types of Loans

What loan types are available to you as a buyer?

Here is the short and skinny of the different loan types with a brief explanation of the benefits and restrictions.  653 more words


Ignorance is Strength

We don’t want to confuse the helpless little consumer with stuff like information. You know, this argument against labelling our food’s origin is so ridiculous. I believe there are 2 types of shoppers…ones that never read labels and just buy price and ones that actually care where and how the food in made. 28 more words

Science Policy Around the Web - July 31, 2015

By: Kaitlyn Morabito, Ph.D.


US House moves to block labeling of GM foods

The debate about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) labeling has made it to the federal level. 660 more words


Greenland Trading Squab (Pigeon) Recall [US]

US/Washington: Greenland Trading Corp. recalls 12,672 pounds of Squab (Domesticated Pigeon) produced in France that were not presented at the US point of entry for inspection, a serious health hazard. 308 more words

Food & Drink

Extreme Weather Events Destroy Crops in 10 States

Drought, excessive rain, tornadoes… destroy crops in 104 counties across 10 states

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has designated 104  counties and parishes across ten  states—Arkansas, Idaho, Louisiana,  Mississippi, Missouri, … 523 more words


Bee Pollen: Skip This Irresponsible Health Trend

As the wellness movement continues to grow in popularity, slowly but surely transitioning from crunchy to cool, many nutritional products that were once deemed too “alternative” are finding their way to the mainstream. 906 more words