(Carly Fraser) UPDATE: On June 3, 2019, the USDA clarified its standards regarding organic crop container systems, requiring that container-based operations must also stop using synthetic chemicals not approved for organic crop production for three years prior to achieving certification, both in the containers as well as on the soil underneath.
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(Rob Hoffman) Imagine Whole Foods at dollar-store prices—a new company called Daily Table is shifting the power back to people of lower income, so they too have the option of eating right.
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(Waking Times) Recently, a shocking discovery was made: Google is autocompleting the search fields of billions of users with false information (topics ranging from natural health to candidates for election), based not on objective search volume data, but an extremely biased political and socio-economic agenda — one that is jeopordizing the health and human rights of everyone on the planet.
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(Simon J Hill) In Episode 67 I sit down with Dr Zach Bush, Endocrinologist and Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner, and discuss how our food system is getting things so wrong. We deep dive into the use of herbicides like Glyphosate, the catastrophic damage modern farming practices are causing and where the solutions lie.
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(Carly Fraser) Ever since Dewayne Johnson won a landmark lawsuit against agricultural giant, Monsanto (now Bayer), people have been scrambling to find ways of avoiding the popular weedkiller, Roundup.
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(Emma Fiala) Atlanta’s City Council just voted in favor of transforming over 7 acres of vacant property into the state of Georgia’s first food forest. The measure, which paves the way for the largest food forest in the country according to Councilwoman Carla Smith, was approved last Monday after a unanimous vote.
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(ANH USA) The USDA’s organics program has been taken over by corporate interests; it’s time to fight back. Action Alert! Related Toxic Weed Killer Found in Almost All Beer and Wine Brands (Including Organic) Source – ANH USA by Staff Writer, February 28th, 2019 Consumers looking for clean, healthy food have for years turned to foods with […]
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(Catherine J. Frompovich) In March 2019, The Cornucopia Institute produced a 22-page online report “The Gatekeepers of Organic Integrity.”
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(Ellaine Castillo) Countless evidence proves the importance of eating fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, many of these studies fail to consider the effects of various food processing techniques like cooking and canning on their nutritional content and benefits. Recently, a team of researchers from the University of Otago in New Zealand has found that the consumption of raw fruits and vegetables leads to better mental health outcomes compared to their processed counterparts.
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