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OCA Sues General Mills-Owned Nature Valley - newsletter 082516 from Organic Consumers Association

   TOP NEWS OF THE WEEK 'Natural' Carcinogen? General Mills claims that its Nature Valley granola bars are “Made with 100% Natural Whole Grain Oats.” Given that claim,

Antioxidants prevent aggressive prostate cancer

Terrence M. Vance, Ying Wang, L. Joseph Su, Elizabeth T. H. Fontham, Susan E. Steck, Lenore Arab, Jeannette T. Bensen, James L. Mohler, Ming-Hui Chen ...
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Monsanto + Bayer = Trouble - from Center for Food Safety

  Urge the DOJ to block these seed and chemical company megamergers >> Over the last few decades, a handful of agrichemical giants have acquired ...
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One reason why mobile phones can increase cancer risk

Thursday Aug 25, 2016 (foodconsumer.org) -- Scientists in Sweden, Slovak Republic and Russia conducted a study and found evidence that suggests using mobile phones can ...
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Healthy Recipes: Smashed Chickpea & Avocado Lettuce Wraps

Developed by Sonja Goedkoop  Ready in just 10 minutes, these vegetarian wraps are packed with fiber-rich chickpeas, fresh Boston lettuce and creamy avocado. Opting for meatless ...
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Red meat, dairy products linked to non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Tuesday Aug 23, 2016 (foodconsumer.org) -- Eating too much dairy products and red meat may increase risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, according to a new study ...
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Food News: ANNIE B’S Fall Caramel Flavors Are Back: Pumpkin Spice, Apple and Maple

ANNIE B’S Fall Caramel Flavors Are Back: Pumpkin Spice, Apple and Maple  ***  Enjoy The Cozy Comforts Of Fall With Annie B’s Handmade Caramels, Apple Kits, And ...
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Intravenous vitamin C cures Zika virus infection quickly

Monday Aug 22, 2016 (foodconsumer.org) -- A case report released recently suggests that intravenous vitamin C may help patients infected zika virus. A 57-year old female ...
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FDA to accept public comments on endocrine-disrupting phthalates in food until Sept. 16.

Editor's note: The deadline for the comments to be accepted seems to be Sept 19 instead of Sept 16.  For more information, refer to the ...
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Burger King: Say NO to GE Apples

    Tell Burger King to reject genetically engineered apples >> Apple season is quickly approaching. And after the USDA approved the first genetically ...
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