Category: Food Freedom

Over it! Study Shows Cover Crops And Organic Fertilizer Improve Zucchini Yield

By Jonathan Parker Finding the proper combination and rotation of crops can be a challenge in any given farming system. Permaculture enthusiasts will be familiar with the idea of cover crops. Cover crops are grown below, between, next to and sometimes even over the primary growth. They prevent weeds from taking hold, help provide proper nutrition…

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Listen to Free Worldwide GMO Mini-Summit Oct 25-27

By Heather Callaghan Online radio summits are growing hugely in popularity. Mainly in the consciousness and metaphysical realms – but why not have summits on other topics, too? The GMO mini-summit begins today and promises to inform anyone who is interested in all the aspects of genetic modification. Newcomers and GM-savvy alike are sure to…

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No Scientific Consensus on Safety of GMO Foods

Scientists release statement as World Food Prize goes to Monsanto and Syngenta There is no scientific consensus on the safety of genetically modified foods and crops, according to a statement released today by an international group of more than 90 scientists, academics and physicians.[1] The statement comes in response to recent claims from the GM…

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Are Food Allergies Serious and Legal Issues?

by Catherine J. Frompovich Food allergies affect approximately 15 million Americans, including one in 13 children under 18 years of age, or two children per school classroom. [1] Furthermore, food allergies have increased about 50 percent between 1997 and 2011 per the U.S. CDC study released in 2013. [2] Something that needs to be pointed…

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Who Owns the Organic Brands?

image source by Catherine J. Frompovich Money is being spent BIG time in offensives against GMO labeling bills introduced in various states. One humongous battle—over $7.2 Million worth and counting—that currently is going on, is in the State of Washington regarding Initiative 522. Mike Adams of NaturalNews discusses that here. Regarding the defeat of GMO…

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8 Foods Even The Experts Won’t Eat

By April McCarthy Food scientists are shedding light on items loaded with toxins and chemicals–and simple swaps for a cleaner diet and supersized health. Experts from different areas of specialty explain why they won’t eat these eight foods. Clean eating means choosing fruits, vegetables, and meats that are raised, grown, and sold with minimal processing. Often…

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More Than 30 Percent of The World’s Food Supply Is Wasted Every Year

By April McCarthy Loss and wastage occurs on all steps in the food supply chain. In low-income countries, most loss occurs during production, while in developed countries much food — about 100 kilograms (220 lb) per person and year — is wasted at the consumption stage. International agencies claim to cater to the world hunger,…

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Total GMO Ban To Be Considered By Russia Within Weeks

By Natasha Longo As one of the few nations in the world with a GMO-free platform, Russia does not allow any cultivation of GMOs for commercial purposes. Their regulatory agencies recently suspended the import and use of an American GM corn following a study suggesting a link to breast cancer and organ damage. The Russian…

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