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Why We Need GMO Labels-CNN Editorial

2-3-2014 David Schubert, professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, writes for CNN that pro-GM forces claim that GMO foods have been proved safe to eat and that there is a global scientific consensus to support this statement; therefore, no labeling is needed. However, an examination of the scientific data, along with discussions on this topic in other countries, show that both claims are blatantly false. GO TO THE SOURCE: ...

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Labeling Focus Now On Federal Law

1-17-2014 The fight to label GMOs is shifting to the nation’s capital. More than 200 organizations and businesses wrote to President Obama urging him to require that foods containing GMOs be labeled as such. Meanwhile, the Grocery Manufacturers Association is also working on a federal labeling law. GO TO THE SOURCE:   E&E...

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Big Food Seeks to Label GMOs as “Natural”

12-20-2013 The trade organization representing the USA’s largest food and beverage companies, the Grocery Manufacturers Association, said it planned to petition the FDA to issue a regulation that would allow foods containing genetically modified ingredients to be labeled “natural.” Scott Faber, vice president of the Environmental Working Group, called the association’s request “audacious.” GO TO THE SOURCE:  The New York...

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Dramatic Decline in Industrial Agriculture

12-19-2013 Industrial agriculture could be hitting fundamental limits in its capacity to produce sufficient crops to feed an expanding global population according to new research published in Nature Communications. Abrupt declines or plateaus in the rate of production of major crops undermine optimistic projections of constantly increasing crop yields. GO TO THE SOURCE:  The...

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Farmers Abandoning GMO Seeds

12-6-2013 A growing number of farmers are abandoning genetically modified seeds but  not because they are ideologically opposed to the industry. They say non-GMO crops are more productive and profitable. GO TO THE SOURCE: Modern Farmer...

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JEFFREY SMITH IN ARIZONA : Health Hazards of GMO Foods

10 Disgusting Fast Food Secrets

Posted by David Wolfe on Thursday, May 7, 2015

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Will Tuttle Talk In Tucson, author, The World Peace Diet

February 15, 2018, 6:00pm - February 15, 2018, 8:00pm

Hear Dr. Will Tuttle, Author of The World Peace Diet, speak, with a Q & A afterwards. Food will be for sale by local plant-based vendors. Dr. Will Tuttle is a visionary speaker, educator, author, and musician. A former Zen monk with a Ph.D. from U.C., Berkeley, and a vegan since 1980, his writings, music, and presentations focus on compassion, creativity, intuition, and the intersection of social justice, animal liberation, and environmental, health, spiritual, and peace issues. He is the editor of Circles of Compassion, author of Your Inner Islands, and recipient of the Courage of Conscience Award and the Empty Cages Award. The World Peace Diet is now translated and published worldwide in 16 languages, connects many dots–culturally, historically, nutritionally, ecologically, psychologically, and spiritually–to reveal how our routine exploitation of animals for food and other products boomerangs in countless ways, affecting both our outer world and the inner landscape of our daily experience. A more conscious way of living is beckoning, and the World Peace Diet approach blends mindfulness with kindness and respect for each other and all expressions of life, creating a practical foundation for harmony and freedom for ourselves and our world. Doors open at 5 p.m. Free Plant-Based food and food for sale. www.greenheartbakery.com www.tumerico.com

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