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Free Link to GMO Mini-Summit Empowerment Package

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FTC Testifies Before Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Agency Efforts to Combat Fraudulent and Deceptive Claims for Weight-Loss Products

Editor's comment:  Some studies provide evidence suggesting that taking green coffee bean extract dietary supplements can reduce weight gain in animals. However, food consumers need to do ...
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USDA Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by Severe Weather

  Congressional and Public AffairsAlexandra Tarrant (202) 720-9113 WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing food ...
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Legal Petition: Public Interest Groups Challenge USDA Organic Power Grab

June 17, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Aimee Simpson, 202-543-5450asimpson@BeyondPesticides.org, www.beyondpesticides.orgAbigail Seiler, 443-854-4368aseiler@centerforfoodsafety.org, www.centerforfoodsafety.orgWill Fantle, 715-839-7731wfantle@cornucopia.org, www.cornucopia.org Citizen Groups Challenge USDA’s Power Grab "Threatening" Organic Integrity Legal Petition Filed to Restore Organic Board’s Independent Authority Set ...
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FDA to Reopen Comment Period on Reportable Food Registry ANPR

CFSAN Constituent Update The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reopening the comment period for an additional 60 days on its advance notice of proposed rulemaking ...
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NIH SENIOR HEALTH: Gov offers info on quitting smoking for older adults

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH NIH News National Institute on Aging (NIA) <http://www.nia.nih.gov> For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 CONTACT: NCI Press ...
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Tell Congress to Suspend Bee-Toxic Pesticides

  DONATE   Today marks the start of National Pollinator Week, and we need Congress to get serious about protecting bees and other pollinators. Bees are responsible for pollinating a ...
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Weed killers and GE crops - Letter from EWG

URGENT ACTION ALERT: The Environmental Protection Agency is currently  considering Dow Chemical Co.'s application to market a new weed killer called  Enlist Duo, a mixture of ...
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EcoWatch post - Vermont sued over GMO labeling

Reposted with permission from ecowatch Nicole D'Alessandro @ ecowatch Much fanfare met the May 8 historic achievement in Vermont, in which the state passed the first no-strings-attached bill requiring labeling of ...
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