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MSG -excitotoxins in kids food

“MSG is a cheap flavor enhancer found in almost all commercially prepared food. MSG excites your brain into thinking the food you’re eating tastes really great. The brain over produces dopamine, creating a drug rush that increases a sense of well being. MSG is highly addictiveso it stimulates appetitie and end up overeating. there it […]

Selling GMO animal +plants maybe soon

“GMO Super Chicken strutted a step closer to the dinner table. The government will start considering proposals to sell genetically engineered animals as food, a move that could lead to faster-growing fish, cattle that can resist mad cow disease or perhaps heart-healthier eggs laid by a new breed of chickens. The rules will also apply […]

Almond growers to sue USDA

(NaturalNews) “After having their organic almond businesses devastated by the USDA’s bizarre ’07 decision requiring mandatory chemical fumigation of almonds, the almond industry is fighting back. Fifteen American almond growers have filed a lawsuit against the USDA in an attempt to repeal the requirements that all almonds grown in California be fumigated or pasteurized. (Virtually […]

Organic school lunch program

Local, Organic and Sustainable?    Why an Organic County? “The Marin Organic School Lunch and Gleaning Program is helping to transform the school lunch choices for our kids by offering a combination of purchased and gleaned foods from Marin Organic farms to participating schools throughout the county. “Gleaned” food is produce which would otherwise be left […]

Vegetarian Rehab. Centers

Top five most vegetarian-friendly rehab centers with yummy food as rated by PETA. The Meadows (Arizona): All about fresh, organic root veggies, tofu, veggie burgers, and vegetarian casseroles, this desert oasis has helped the likes of Kate Moss, Eric Benet, Mike Tyson, Elle McPherson, Tara Palmer-Tompkinson, Paul Gascoigne, Ron Wood, Kerry Katona, Michael Barrymore, and […]

FDA + cloned meat = consumer beware

and their offspring were as safe to eat as products obtained from traditional animals. Before then, farmers and ranchers had followed a voluntary moratorium that prevented the sale of clones and their offspring. “It is theoretically possible” offspring from clones are in the food supply, said Siobhan DeLancey, an FDA spokeswoman. What kind of a […]

GMO deception

Americans are Uninformed AND Misinformed on GMOs In the US, not only was the Pusztai story barely mentioned by the media, but Project Censored (which compiles an annual list of news stories of social significance that have been overlooked by the country’s major national news media) described it as one of the ten most underreported […]

Locally grown food -great new video

Watch this video with your family and in classes. Short and very well done. Good Food by La Vida Locavore http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_13984.cfm Share on Facebook

GM foods and animals get protection. We get less.

“International Guidelines Will Promote “Food Safety” of Plant and Animal Biotech Products WASHINGTON, D.C. (Friday, July 04, 2008) – The Biotechnology Industry Organization congratulates the Codex Alimentarius Commission for approving key guidelines to further promote the safety of products from agricultural plant and animal biotechnology. The Codex Commission took final action today at its 31st […]

CA. wins potato chips vs acrylamide suit

Snack lovers, rejoice: Munching on potato chips just got a “little healthier”. Under a settlement announced Friday by the state attorney general’s office, H.J. Heinz Co., Frito-Lay, Kettle Foods Inc., and Lance Inc. avoided trial by agreeing to pay a combined $3 million in fines and reduce the levels of acrylamide in their products over […]