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Koch Industries, Monsanto and the $175-Billion Fertilizer Industry

ESSAY OF THE WEEK Partners in Crime What do you know about the worldwide chemical fertilizer industry? If you’re like most people, not much. There’s plenty of press

National Organic Program: Proposed Rule for Animal Welfare Standards

CONTACT: Mark Kastel, Cornucopia Institute, 608-625-2042  National Organic Program: Proposed Rule for Animal Welfare Standards http://www.cornucopia.org/2016/04/national-organic-program-proposed-rule-for-animal-welfare-standards/Cornucopia, WI — Almost a decade after The Cornucopia Institute brought public scrutiny to the issue ...
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Meet the Indiana Jones of Landscape Restoration - newsletter 033116 from Organic Consumers Organization

     ESSAY OF THE WEEK Interview with John D. Liu He’s known to some as the “Indiana Jones” of landscape degradation and restoration. John D. Liu, ecosystem restoration researcher, educator ...
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Lawsuit Challenges FDA’s Approval of Genetically Engineered Salmon

For Immediate Release Thursday, March 31, 2016 Lawsuit Challenges FDA’s Approval of Genetically Engineered Salmon Coalition of Fishing, Consumer, and Environmental Groups Say First-ever Approval of Laboratory-Created Food ...
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Decoding labels - newsletter 033016 from EWG

In a huge victory for consumers, we successfully stopped the DARK Act from passing the Senate earlier this month. But we’ve still got a LOT of ...
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Good Intentions? Or Subversive Strategy? Newsletter 032416 from Organic Consumers Association

ESSAY OF THE WEEK More to the Story? The world’s largest food corporations have spent hundreds of millions of dollars (some of it illegally) to avoid being required to label ...
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Come April Fool's Day, Will the Joke Be on Us?

Come April Fool's Day, Will the Joke Be on Us? Last week, the Senate defeated S. 2609—or what we call the DARK Act, the bill that would Deny ...
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Don't Ask, Won't Tell - newsletter 032016 from Organic Consumers Association

TOP NEWS OF THE WEEK ‘Until Victory, Always’ As the famous revolutionary, Che Guevara, once said, "Hasta la victoria siempre," or “Until victory, always.” This week, we celebrate ...
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USDA Consolidates and Streamlines Regulations for processed meats

USDA Consolidates and Streamlines Regulations for Pork and Thermally Processed, Commercially Sterile Meat and Poultry Products Congressional and Public AffairsKatherine Scheidt (202) 720-9113Press@fsis.usda.gov WASHINGTON, March 18, 2016—The U.S. ...
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Goodbye DARK Act, Hello big market breakthrough

    What a week. Share this image on Facebook and help spread the word! Wednesday we defeated the DARK Act. And guess what? Today, General Mills has announced that it will begin ...
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