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European Victory Against GMO

BASF quit. The German chemicals and biotech giant, who had been fighting hard for 13 years to get approval for Amflora, its genetically modified starched-up potato for industrial use, is giving up on the European market for GMO (genetically modified organisms). … Continue reading

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Here’s To A Happy, Healthy New Year!

The dawn of a New Year is the time that many of us choose to make good resolutions. Starting with our health. Now, how about if, on top (or instead) of goals set in numbers of daily calories consumed, weekly … Continue reading

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Horse Slaughter Expected Back In America

About 9 million horses currently live in America. As early as a month from now, dozens of thousands of them may start joining the ranks of cattle processed in U.S. slaughterhouses, and be sold as meat for human consumption. Suffice … Continue reading

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Global Trade Conundrum: The Case of Quinoa

If I were sent to a desert island with one type of food only to sustain me, I would choose quinoa. Like many people since quinoa began gaining visibility, I became a convert with my first spoonful. I love the … Continue reading

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Lobbyists Win Food Fight In Congress

Shame on Congress. Those of us who still doubted it now have irrevocable proof: this country is a corporate tyranny that only postures as a republic. How else would elected officials obey food industry lobbyists at the expense of school … Continue reading

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Healing The Wounded

Today, the 93rd anniversary of the armistice that put an official end to World War I, is Veterans Day in the U.S. and in Europe (Remembrance Day in Canada and Australia). For many, if not most, of us, this means … Continue reading

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