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Posts tagged food

Jul 30 '14
Brazil Farmers Say GMO Corn No Longer Resistant to Bugs
The Association of Soybean and Corn Producers of the Mato Grosso region said farmers first noticed in March that their genetically modified (GMO) corn crops were less resistant to the destructive caterpillars that “Bt corn” is supposed to protect against.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/30/brazil-gmo-corn-fail-bugs/

Brazil Farmers Say GMO Corn No Longer Resistant to Bugs

The Association of Soybean and Corn Producers of the Mato Grosso region said farmers first noticed in March that their genetically modified (GMO) corn crops were less resistant to the destructive caterpillars that “Bt corn” is supposed to protect against.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/30/brazil-gmo-corn-fail-bugs/

Jul 30 '14
Anti-GMO Label Lobby Spent As Much in Q1 2014 As All of 2013 to Block Americans’ Right to Know
Companies and organizations opposed to labeling foods that contain genetically engineered (GE) ingredients disclosed $9 million in lobbying expenditures that made reference to GE labeling in the first quarter of 2014.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/anti-gmo-label-lobby-block-americans-right-to-know/

Anti-GMO Label Lobby Spent As Much in Q1 2014 As All of 2013 to Block Americans’ Right to Know

Companies and organizations opposed to labeling foods that contain genetically engineered (GE) ingredients disclosed $9 million in lobbying expenditures that made reference to GE labeling in the first quarter of 2014.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/anti-gmo-label-lobby-block-americans-right-to-know/

Jul 30 '14
The Blue Dot Tour: The Right to Breathe Fresh Air, Drink Clean Water and Eat Healthy Food
How can anyone who has even seen a photo of the Earth treat our small blue home with disdain and carelessness? How can anyone fail to recognize how precious and finite the resources, especially water, are—and that we must share and care for what we have?
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/blue-dot-tour/

The Blue Dot Tour: The Right to Breathe Fresh Air, Drink Clean Water and Eat Healthy Food

How can anyone who has even seen a photo of the Earth treat our small blue home with disdain and carelessness? How can anyone fail to recognize how precious and finite the resources, especially water, are—and that we must share and care for what we have?

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/29/blue-dot-tour/

Jul 28 '14
Powerful Antioxidant You Can Eat, Drink or Apply to Your Skin
So I’ve been thinking, other than delicious iced tea, how should I use all this mint? And just how healthy is it?
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/28/powerful-antioxidant-eat-drink-apply-to-skin/

Powerful Antioxidant You Can Eat, Drink or Apply to Your Skin

So I’ve been thinking, other than delicious iced tea, how should I use all this mint? And just how healthy is it?

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/28/powerful-antioxidant-eat-drink-apply-to-skin/

Jul 24 '14
10 Young People Who Are Changing the Food System
Innovations in agriculture don’t just come from veteran environmentalists or food industry heavyweights.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/24/10-young-people-change-food-system/

10 Young People Who Are Changing the Food System

Innovations in agriculture don’t just come from veteran environmentalists or food industry heavyweights.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/24/10-young-people-change-food-system/

Jul 24 '14
6 Reasons to Eat an Avocado
The avocado is an unusual fruit. Not only is it high in calories, but it is rich in fat too. Instinct suggests that a high-calorie and high-fat food would be bad for health, yet the humble avocado actually provides a host of wonderful health benefits.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/24/6-reasons-to-eat-avocado-health/

6 Reasons to Eat an Avocado

The avocado is an unusual fruit. Not only is it high in calories, but it is rich in fat too. Instinct suggests that a high-calorie and high-fat food would be bad for health, yet the humble avocado actually provides a host of wonderful health benefits.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/24/6-reasons-to-eat-avocado-health/

Jul 24 '14
Tell the EPA to Deny Dow’s Pesticide (2,4-D) for GMO Crops
Despite numerous organizations’ efforts and 500,000 signatures to stop the EPA from moving forward with this proposal, the EPA could still prioritize Dow profits over the health and well being of our current population, future generations and our planet.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/09/epa-deny-dows-gmo-pesticide-petition/

Tell the EPA to Deny Dow’s Pesticide (2,4-D) for GMO Crops

Despite numerous organizations’ efforts and 500,000 signatures to stop the EPA from moving forward with this proposal, the EPA could still prioritize Dow profits over the health and well being of our current population, future generations and our planet.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/09/epa-deny-dows-gmo-pesticide-petition/

Jul 24 '14
Corporate Takeover of ‘All Natural’ Food
The label is lucrative, for sure, but in discussing the natural label few have remarked on what’s really at stake—the natural ingredients and the companies themselves.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/23/corporate-takeover-all-natural-food/

Corporate Takeover of ‘All Natural’ Food

The label is lucrative, for sure, but in discussing the natural label few have remarked on what’s really at stake—the natural ingredients and the companies themselves.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/23/corporate-takeover-all-natural-food/

Jul 23 '14
British Supermarket to Power Itself Solely With Food Waste
It’s good to refrain from wasting energy, but it’s even better to procure energy from items that you otherwise would waste.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/23/british-supermarket-food-waste/

British Supermarket to Power Itself Solely With Food Waste

It’s good to refrain from wasting energy, but it’s even better to procure energy from items that you otherwise would waste.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/23/british-supermarket-food-waste/

Jul 23 '14
How to Put Food on the Table for 10 Billion People on a Warming Planet
Imagine being able to contain greenhouse gas emissions, make fertilizer use more efficient, keep water waste to a minimum and put food on the table for the 10 billion people crowded into the planet’s cities, towns and villages by the end of the century.
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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/23/food-10-billion-people-warming-planet/

How to Put Food on the Table for 10 Billion People on a Warming Planet

Imagine being able to contain greenhouse gas emissions, make fertilizer use more efficient, keep water waste to a minimum and put food on the table for the 10 billion people crowded into the planet’s cities, towns and villages by the end of the century.

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http://ecowatch.com/2014/07/23/food-10-billion-people-warming-planet/