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Cosmetics-Giant Avon Removing Hormone-Disrupting Triclosan from Ingredients

Cosmetics-Giant Avon Removing Hormone-Disrupting Triclosan from Ingredients

April 13, 2014 | by

Cosmetics-giant Avon announced recently it would be removing the toxic, hormone-disrupting chemical triclosan from their products in coming months.

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Monsanto Demands Removal of Mexican Judge over GM Maize Ban

Monsanto Demands Removal of Mexican Judge over GM Maize Ban

April 12, 2014 | by

Monsanto isn’t gaining the support desired in Mexico, so the biotech giant is asking for the Appeals Court Judge who ruled against them to be removed.

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U.S. FDA Chief Still Deciding: Is GMO Salmon Safe?

U.S. FDA Chief Still Deciding: Is GMO Salmon Safe?

April 12, 2014 | by

GMO Salmon could ruin ocean life and human health, yet the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is still considering whether to approve it or not.

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GMO Crops in Iowa Fail as Rootworms Develop Resistance

GMO Crops in Iowa Fail as Rootworms Develop Resistance

April 12, 2014 | by

Corn Rootworms made it their business to survive and thrive no matter what Monsanto throws at them, growing resistant to two strains of Bt Corn in Iowa.

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New Poll: 56% of Doctors Approve of Medical Marijuana

New Poll: 56% of Doctors Approve of Medical Marijuana

April 12, 2014 | by

According to a new WebMD survey, 69 percent of doctors say cannabis has healing properties, and 56 percent say medical marijuana should be legal nationwide.

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WHO Cuts Sugar Recommendation by 1/2, Prepares for Industry Backlash

WHO Cuts Sugar Recommendation by 1/2, Prepares for Industry Backlash

April 12, 2014 | by

The WHO has lowered its sugar recommendations from 10 to 5 percent of daily caloric intake, and is preparing for a backlash from the sugar industry.

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Maui Petition Launched to Fight GMO: Battle Lines Drawn, Monsanto Responds

Maui Petition Launched to Fight GMO: Battle Lines Drawn, Monsanto Responds

April 11, 2014 | by

A petition to suspend genetically modified crops, and carrying 9,500 signatures, was submitted to officials in Maui County, Hawaii. Will it work?

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Take Action: How to Deprive Monsanto of their $70 Million GMO Campaign Money

Take Action: How to Deprive Monsanto of their $70 Million GMO Campaign Money

April 11, 2014 | by

Sign this petition and send it to your local bank, brokerage, and investment advisors to divest Monsanto of its millions of pro-GMO dollars.

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Junk Food to Blame for Weight Gain and Laziness, Says UCLA Study

Junk Food to Blame for Weight Gain and Laziness, Says UCLA Study

April 11, 2014 | by

A new study (on rats) has found that junk food such as sugar and processed carbs cause weight gain, a clouded mind, and even laziness.

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GMO-Labeling Bill Moves Forward, Goes Before Massachusetts Lawmakers

GMO-Labeling Bill Moves Forward, Goes Before Massachusetts Lawmakers

April 11, 2014 | by

GMO labeling bill H. 813 was passed out of the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources, and Agriculture. Labeling coming soon?!

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