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Government Labels those who Grow Their Own Food ‘Extremists’

Government Labels those who Grow Their Own Food ‘Extremists’

February 11, 2014 | by

According to a Department of Defense teaching guide meant to fight extremism, people who grow their own food, as well as the founding fathers, are considered radical extremists.

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Activism: Kraft Removes Artificial Preservatives Among Consumer Outrage

Activism: Kraft Removes Artificial Preservatives Among Consumer Outrage

February 11, 2014 | by

Due to activism, Kraft (one of the worlds’ largest food companies) is removing an artificial preservative from their wrapped cheese (called singles).

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Domino’s Pizza Caught Stealing Wages, 61 Domino’s Workers to be Paid $1.28 Million

Domino’s Pizza Caught Stealing Wages, 61 Domino’s Workers to be Paid $1.28 Million

February 11, 2014 | by

61 workers will receive $1.28 million from Domino’s pizza, winning a case proving that the company was stealing wages and wrongly firing employees.

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Report: Most Common Coloring in Foods/Drinks Could Cause Cancer

Report: Most Common Coloring in Foods/Drinks Could Cause Cancer

February 11, 2014 | by

The most common coloring in food and drinks, caramel coloring has been found to be possibly carcinogenic, and is more prevalent than thought.

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Voluntary Instead of Mandated GMO Food Labeling: The Industry’s Latest Ploy

Voluntary Instead of Mandated GMO Food Labeling: The Industry’s Latest Ploy

February 10, 2014 | by

Voluntary labeling of GMO foods is the latest tactic by the agriculture and food industries to try to keep mandated labeling at bay. Will it work?

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Hawaiian ‘Right to Farm Bill’ Would Block Local Pesticide/GMO Bans

Hawaiian ‘Right to Farm Bill’ Would Block Local Pesticide/GMO Bans

February 10, 2014 | by

A new farm bill in Hawaii seems to be pro-farmer, but a closer look reveals it could undermine those practicing sustainable agriculture and farming.

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CVS to Stop Selling Cigarettes and Tobacco: Big Blow to Big Tobacco

CVS to Stop Selling Cigarettes and Tobacco: Big Blow to Big Tobacco

February 10, 2014 | by

Citing health concerns and despite losing billions in sales, CVS pharmacy announced it will stop selling cigarettes and tobacco come October 1, 2014.

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Subway Removing Harmful Bread Additive Due to Blogger Petition Pressure

Subway Removing Harmful Bread Additive Due to Blogger Petition Pressure

February 10, 2014 | by

A chemical that is used to make yoga mats is also in Subway’s breads, but thanks to one blogger, the nationwide sandwich chain plans to remove the additive.

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The $1 Trillion Farm Bill: Offers Numerous Victories, But with a Big Dose of Fluoride

The $1 Trillion Farm Bill: Offers Numerous Victories, But with a Big Dose of Fluoride

February 9, 2014 | by

The $1 trillion farm bill offers some victories, but the bill fails to regulate pesticide residues which contain brain-damaging fluoride.

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Tobacco (Likely GMO) Virus Found to be Killing the Honeybees

Tobacco (Likely GMO) Virus Found to be Killing the Honeybees

February 9, 2014 | by

A pathogenic virus has jumped from the (likely) genetically modified tobacco plant to one of Mother Nature’s hardest workers – the honeybee.

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