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Guide to Pesticides in Produce InfoGraphic

July 20, 2012
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Guide to Pesticides in Produce InfoGraphic

Recent government pesticide tests reveal the widespread presence of pesticide residues on conventionally grown, non-organic fruits and vegetables and in tap water. Results analyzed by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) show that 68 percent of food samples had detectable pesticide residues after they had been washed or peeled. As a result of the data...

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Petition – Say No to Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Release in the Florida Keys

July 18, 2012
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Petition – Say No to Genetically Modified Mosquitoes Release in the Florida Keys

A proposed plan to invade the Florida Keys with genetically engineered – mutant – mosquitoes in an effort to decrease the disease-carrying insect’s population has residents up in arms.More than 103,000 people have signed the petition by Key West resident Mila de Mier to Florida Governor Rick Scott, the Chairman of the Florida Keys Mosquito...

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Beware of Sixteen Misleading Grocery Item Food Labels

June 9, 2012
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Beware of Sixteen Misleading Grocery Item Food Labels

Have you ever picked one grocery item over another because of the health claims on the label? You may have been duped. That’s because terms like fat free or all natural are often slapped on a food item that may not be healthy at all.  Frustrated? You’re not alone. Nearly 59% of consumers have...

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Man with Vision and Heart Helps the Needy called The Generous Garden Project (GGP)

June 5, 2012
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Man with Vision and Heart Helps the Needy called The Generous Garden Project (GGP)

“Whether you live in an apartment building, or you live downtown and you have a small yard, or you have ten acres, we want to teach you how you can take what you have around you and grow organic food,” said Bo in a recent piece put together by Bus52.com. “I believe we all...

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Latest Update On GMO Foods To Avoid

June 4, 2012
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Latest Update On GMO Foods To Avoid

(NaturalNews) We here at NaturalNews.com pride ourselves in providing our readers with the most valuable, up-to-date news and information on a wide range of health-related issues, but we especially like to discuss nutrition because so much of our health depends on what we put in our bodies – and what we don’tput in them....

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What is GMO?

April 25, 2012
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What is GMO?

The terms “genetically modified organism” (GMO) and “genetically modified foods” (GM foods) refer to plants or animals whose genes have been changed in the laboratory by scientists. All living organisms have genes written in their DNA. They are the chemical instructions for building and maintaining life. By modifying the genes, scientists can alter the...

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Non-GMOs shopping guide yours free

April 10, 2012
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Non-GMOs shopping guide yours free

What health risks are there to GMOs foods? Thanks to  American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) recently released its position paper on Genetically Modified foods stating that “… GM foods pose a serious health risk”. Author and Consumer Advocate Jeffery Smith quotes No studies on humans have been made but…. “Various feeding studies in...

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Just label it has great facts

March 31, 2012
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Just label it has great facts

Great site thanks to  just label it  they have great resouces and tells you how you can help spread the word by taking simple actions. What do you think?    http://justlabelit.org/\     Related articles Reading Food Labels (enfamil.com) sign and share: tell the FDA to label #gmo via @JustLabelIt (modernest.com)

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FDA reaction to the 1 million people who petitioned “just label it” non-GMO

March 30, 2012
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FDA reaction to the 1 million people who petitioned “just label it” non-GMO

FDA finally responds to GMO-labeling campaign but differs on numbers of supporters GMO fact map from Just Label It campaign. (Courtesy of Just Label It / March 27, 2012)  Monica Eng from Chicago Tribune wrote about the FDA response to the 1 million people who petitioned that (they have the right to know if...

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Monsanto vs. Millions Just Label It Campaign by Tamar Auber

March 29, 2012
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Monsanto vs. Millions Just Label It Campaign  by Tamar Auber

Thanks to Tamar Auber NY Food Justice Examiner reporting : Monsanto vs. the million: who will win the FDA’s nod on GMOs?  Continue reading on Examiner.com Monsanto vs. the million: who will win the FDA’s nod on GMOs? – New York food justice | Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/food-justice-in-new-york/monsanto-vs-the-millions-who-will-win-the-fda-s-nod-on-gmos#ixzz1qTFaEKW7   Related articles FDA okays GMO carrot for rare Gaucher disease (foodfreedomgroup.com)...

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