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Sick Gulf Residents Beg Officials For Relief
January 30, 2011 – 12:34 pm | No Comment
Sick Gulf Residents Beg Officials For Relief

Gulf residents are fighting for their lives. There are no jobs, nothing to fish for, and no support to receive the medical care that is desperately needed. Meanwhile, tar balls continue to wash up on …

USDA Fully Deregulates GMO Alfalfa: Open Pollinating Crop Threat to Organic Farming!
January 30, 2011 – 10:24 am | No Comment
USDA Fully Deregulates GMO Alfalfa: Open Pollinating Crop Threat to Organic Farming!

Organic farmers have been dealt a blow with the USDA’s deregulation of  Monsanto’s Roundup Ready alfalfa. The genetically engineered seeds will be ready for unlimited planting across the nation this spring. The announcement was a …

Politicians Ignoring Citizens Call for Freedom of Food and Natural Health Products
January 24, 2011 – 2:11 am | 16 Comments
Politicians Ignoring Citizens Call for Freedom of Food and Natural Health Products

Who will speak for the citizens of the United States if not our elected officials? Last year, anyone concerned about their health and access to nutritious food and natural medicine watched in horror as the government passed …

Confirmed: Mercury Cancels Out the Health Benefits of Fish Oil
January 24, 2011 – 2:10 am | No Comment
Confirmed: Mercury Cancels Out the Health Benefits of Fish Oil

Omega oils have seen a lot of attention for their benefits to brain function and fish oil is a major source of the nutrient. But there is a problem with eating fish as environmental pollutants have caused …

Raw Milk Dairy Farm Fights Back and Wins!
January 22, 2011 – 12:31 pm | No Comment
Raw Milk Dairy Farm Fights Back and Wins!

With all the trouble that raw milk producers have had recently as the FDA hones in on the rise of its sale, it is certainly refreshing to see a win on the side of food …

7 Foods So Unsafe Even Farmers Won’t Eat Them
January 20, 2011 – 3:44 pm | 3 Comments
7 Foods So Unsafe Even Farmers Won’t Eat Them

We’ve all been told that there are foods that should be avoided; obvious things like high fructose corn syrup and white bread that can cause serious issues from weight gain to cancer. But have you …

Kentucky Farm Freedom Act: Proposed Bill Will Keep States Food Supply Out of FDA’s Reach
January 19, 2011 – 10:42 pm | No Comment
Kentucky Farm Freedom Act: Proposed Bill Will Keep States Food Supply Out of FDA’s Reach

S.510, the Food Safety Modernization Act, was signed January 4th and is poised to hand the FDA unlimited power over the food supply and create costs for food producers that will drown the already sinking …

GMOs: Myths, Falsehoods, Superstitions
January 19, 2011 – 10:35 pm | No Comment
GMOs: Myths, Falsehoods, Superstitions

The history of GMO’s in India is a sordid tale of corporate aggression and destitute farmers so in debt from season after season of  failed crops that there has been a suicide epidemic as people …

President Obama Signs Into Law Sweeping Food Safety Bill Expanding FDA Powers
January 19, 2011 – 5:46 am | No Comment
President Obama Signs Into Law Sweeping Food Safety Bill Expanding FDA Powers

On Tuesday [January 4th], President Obama signed one of the most expansive food regulation bills in living memory, giving the Food and Drug Administration sweeping regulation powers over food production and distribution.
The billion-dollar Food Safety …

Vermont Takes Action to Resist FDA Take Over With a Resolution All Should Adopt
January 13, 2011 – 9:31 pm | No Comment
Vermont Takes Action to Resist FDA Take Over With a Resolution All Should Adopt

In the face of the recent passing by the senate of the ‘food safety’ bill H.R.2751, previously S. 510, that will put the FDA in control of the nations food supply,Vermont citizens have made a …