Category: Food Freedom

What Did The Chicken On Your Plate Eat?

By Anne Gordon Would you eat chicken that ate arsenic and banned antibiotics? You probably already have. When eating that delicious nugget, or scrumptious chicken salad…. do you ever wonder how the tender, juicy, and appealing shades of pink get to your dinner plate? Welcome factory farming. The human consumption of poultry products is more…

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Raw Milk Farmer in Double Jeopardy Case Found Guilty

by Heather Callaghan In an odd turn of events, raw milk and pastured-egg farmer Alvin Schlangen, who received a court victory last September, was brought up on the same charges again and found guilty. Jury nullification, which is frequently upheld in Minnesota, was the saving grace last time – strangely, not so in this case….

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4 Ways To Become Independent From The Just-in-Time Food System

by Anna Hunt Most Americans don’t realize that they are completely dependent on the ‘just-in-time’ food system that brings food from factories, industry farms, shipyards and the like, through a series of warehouses and distribution centers, to the local supermarket and grocery stores. If you’ve ever experienced extreme weather, long power outages or emergency conditions…

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Philippines Protesters Trample, Uproot GM Golden Rice Trial

by Heather Callaghan A new genetically modified crop of ‘Golden rice’ was weeks away from harvest in the Philippines. It was reportedly going to be submitted to authorities for evaluation. This was an important milestone as other countries like Bangladesh, India, and Indonesia were considering going for the crops in Philippines’ wake. Growing GM rice…

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Raw Milk Farmer on Trial for Keeping Eggs at Customer Preferred Temperature

By Brad Jordan The state of Minnesota is going after a small, peaceful dairy farmer…again. Alvin Schlangen is wanted for selling raw milk and other real foods to members of a private, buying club, without retail food sales permits. The state – which generally sees local foods produced outside of the industrialized food system as…

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Failure of Monsanto Seed Leads to New Rootworm Insecticide Surge

by Heather Callaghan Are farmers getting disillusioned? In the Midwest states like Minnesota, Nebraska, Illinois and Iowa farmers are baffled by a resurgence of corn rootworm that Monsanto technology promised to protect against. New insight comes from independent farm consultant Dan Steiner whose phone rings off the hook after a storm where farmers face blown…

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US Military and Monsanto Tracking Anti-GMO Websites, Activists and Independent Scientists

By Marco Torres The word is out and the scientific bodies of manipulation can no longer contain the growing resistance against GMO. The more corrupt studies that attempt to find no harm in the consumption of genetically modified foods, the more an increasingly aware public is growing skeptical. The largest German daily newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung…

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