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China Halts U.S. Grain Imports Due to GMO Concerns, Impacting U.S. Grain Sector

China Halts U.S. Grain Imports Due to GMO Concerns, Impacting U.S. Grain Sector

August 1, 2014 | by

China halted some U.S. grain imports that amount to hundreds of thousands of tons per month due to fears that genetically modified grains will sneak on in.

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San Francisco Voters to Decide on 2 Cent/Ounce Soda Tax

San Francisco Voters to Decide on 2 Cent/Ounce Soda Tax

August 1, 2014 | by

A ballot initiative coming to San Francisco in November would put a 2 cent tax on every ounce of soda or sugary beverage sold, generating millions yearly.

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Oregon to Decide on Recreational Cannabis Legalization this November

Oregon to Decide on Recreational Cannabis Legalization this November

August 1, 2014 | by

This November, Oregon voters will decide whether or not to join Washington and Colorado in legalizing the recreational use of marijuana.

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Doctors, Scientists, & Business Leaders Urge Congress to Reject Toxic Herbicide Enlist Duo

Doctors, Scientists, & Business Leaders Urge Congress to Reject Toxic Herbicide Enlist Duo

July 31, 2014 | by

Doctors, scientists, and business leaders are urging politicians to reject the latest toxic atrocity, Enlist Duo, an herbicide mix of 2,4-D and glyphosate.

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TTB to Review Alcohol Labeling: GMOs in Your Beer and Wine?

TTB to Review Alcohol Labeling: GMOs in Your Beer and Wine?

July 31, 2014 | by

Beer, wine, and other alcoholic drinks are not required to be labeled, but this could change soon as GMO labeling laws come to light under state pressure.

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5 Hidden Ingredients in Your GMO Corn that Should NOT Be There

5 Hidden Ingredients in Your GMO Corn that Should NOT Be There

July 30, 2014 | by

Corn simply isn’t what it used to be. In fact, most of it is now genetically modified. Here are 5 hidden ingredients that can be found in GMO corn.

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Stanford Biologist Warns: Early Signs of Earth’s 6th Mass Extinction in Progress

Stanford Biologist Warns: Early Signs of Earth’s 6th Mass Extinction in Progress

July 30, 2014 | by

A Stanford professor says the loss and decline of animals is contributing to what seems to be the beginning of Earth’s 6th mass biological extinction event.

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Court Rules that Rampant Misuse of Antibiotics on Factory Farms can Continue

Court Rules that Rampant Misuse of Antibiotics on Factory Farms can Continue

July 30, 2014 | by

The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the rampant misuse of antibiotics on factory farms can continue, keeping animals and humans in danger.

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Thousands Protest McDonald’s at Annual McDonald’s Shareholders Meeting

Thousands Protest McDonald’s at Annual McDonald’s Shareholders Meeting

July 30, 2014 | by

This year, thousands of protestors gathered outside the meeting at McDonald’s headquarters, calling for higher wages, more food transparency, and more.

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Win: EPA Denies Texas’ Farmers Request to Use Dangerous Herbicide on Fields

Win: EPA Denies Texas’ Farmers Request to Use Dangerous Herbicide on Fields

July 29, 2014 | by

The EPA denied an emergency request from Texas to use toxic propazine to kill the resistant superweeds, for once protecting people from more biotech poison.

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