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Will You Oppose Monsanto and Big Biotech?

The opposition is rising! This past May, the world Marched Against Monsanto to show its disapproval of GM foods and seeds in the agricultural sector, marketplace and in our food supply. I attended in my local area (Boise, ID) with my son and met up with friends and family to support my community in saying […]

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Right to Know Rally & Rebuttal to ID Senator Mike Crapo re: Labeling GMO Foods

On Wednesday, July 18th in downtown Boise, ID, in front of Senator Mike Crapo’s office, citizens gathered for a rally organized by GMO-Free Idaho to protest the fact that our senators are not hearing our concerns about ┬ámandatory labeling for GMO foods in our state. The photos in this post are all from the rally. […]

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Processed Food & Eating Disorders – A Product of Modern Society

Most people know someone with an eating disorder. In the 1980s we saw an enormous surge of teenage girls described as having bulimia (binging and purging) and anorexia nervosa (starving oneself to death) in order to keep from being overweight. But, eating disorders are much more common than people think. Dr. Natasha Campbell McBride talks […]

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Happy Non-GMO Holidays + My Interview with Leslie Stoddard, Co-founder of GMO-Free Idaho

I received this message in my e-mail box today from The Center for Food Safety, and I wanted to share it with my readers. Holiday time means people are buying more food and other products than any other time of year. This year, I want to challenge my readers to commit to going GMO-free for […]

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Busting Myths About GMOs (Genetically-Modified Foods)

The cost of food is skyrocketing, and it is affecting not just people shopping at grocery stores, but those all over the world in third-world countries as well. In the midst of all the news about rising food prices, companies like Monsanto are using their P.R. muscle to convince everyone that genetically-modified foods will be […]

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Sustainable Food News Items for Spring 2011

Keeping up on the events in the world of food and food politics can be a dizzying proposition because there are so many issues in our food system needing our support and attention. And there are only so many hours in a day to address the issues. But I believe that collectively we can make […]

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Whole Foods, et al, Grant Blessing of GMO Alfalfa to Monsanto

I’d say this is the straw that broke the camel’s back…but I dare not, because I know this is only the beginning. Whole Foods, leader of natural grocery stores nationwide, and other industry leaders in “organic” foods Organic Valley and Stonyfield Farm relented under mounting pressure from all angles Thursday, and gave their approval for […]

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12 Smart Ways to Go Sustainable In the New Year

Have you been thinking about going sustainable and reducing waste? Well, what are you waiting for? There are many ways to do it. From changing foods in your diet to exchanging items you commonly use every day in your home or place of business, there are endless ways to make your living environments less toxic […]

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Trans-Fat Free…Does This Mean Healthy?

Do you look for labels on foods to buy that say “trans-fat free”? If so, you could be falling into a trap of believing the food manufacturer telling you that a food is healthy when it is actually not. This is a common problem with processed foods, where health claims on the label deceive the […]

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Sustainable Food News And Why It’s So Important to Our Future

Sustainable food is a hot item in the news lately – and with good reason. People are taking notice of the damage, pollution, disease that is caused directly from the production and by-products of industrial food. Photo, courtesy of Francis Thicke for Secretary of Agriculture The industrial food system, which comprises most of the food […]