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The Food Revolution

Things have gone wild when it comes to food production and distribution, what people eat and how things are being grown. It may take a grassroots revolution to insure the continuation of biodiversity.
Printable List of Monsanto Owned "Food" Producers

In light of the recent public anger over the Monsanto Protection Act, here's a simple, printable list of companies that use Monsanto products. By avoiding products made by companies on this list, you can help ensure your money isn't going to Monsanto and also watch out...

Just Because Science Can Genetically Engineer Foods, Doesn't Mean We Should

Recently the debate over genetically modified (GMO) foods has heated up again. In just the past few weeks, articles about GMOs have appeared in Slate, the New York Times, and Grist. And over the weekend New York Times writer Amy Harmon wrote again of the saving graces of genetically engineered foods, this time citing " Golden Rice " as a clear example of the life saving abilities of GMOs.

10 Healthiest Foods on the Planet

Salmon is rich in vitamin D and which can helps to reduce the heart diseases, cancer, cardiovascular diseases,high blood pressure and boost your mood. Now a days doctors suggest omega-3 fatty acids,who are suffering with heart diseases,obesity,cancer.Omega-3 can protect our brain from Alzheimer's.It is preferable to take fish twice in a week.You should bake or grill the fish to avoid unhealthy fats.

Sausage Around the World | Visual.ly

Sausage is an internationally popular type of meat, traditionally consisting of ground pork or beef encased in animal intestine. It can be eaten fresh

Four-year-old girl living in subsidized housing gets to keep vegetable garden, no thanks to USDA

(NaturalNews) One young girl's fight to keep her small vegetable garden, which had previously been threatened for elimination by a subsidized housing complex funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Rural Development Agency, has ended in victory.

A Noxious History: 5 of Monsanto's Gravest Wrongdoings

The list of Monsanto's economic, agricultural, chemical and biological wrongs is virtually endless. A recent study completed by the Food and Water Watch details Monsanto's controversial chemical past, which includes the creation of numerous superfund sites and the U.S.'s largest-ever chemical disasters-just to name a couple.

What if Food Labels Served as Warning Signs Instead of Marketing Devices?

Proposed legislation would introduce an 'eggs from caged hens' label, allowing consumers to face the facts in the grocery store. Twilight Greenaway Twilight Greenaway is an Oakland-based writer and editor who has been working on the web since 2000. Full Bio Follow Me

Surprise-The Majority of SNAP Recipients Live in the 'Burbs

The geography of American food insecurity is moving out of the cities and into the cul-de-sac. Steve Holt Steve Holt writes about food for Edible Boston, Boston Magazine, The Boston Globe, and elsewhere. Full Bio Follow Me

How Factory Farming Contributes to Global Warming

A growing number of organic consumers, natural health advocates and climate hawks are taking a more comprehensive look at the fundamental causes of global warming. And its led them to this sobering conclusion: our modern energy-, chemical- and genetically modified organism (GMO)-intensive industrial food and farming systems are the major cause of man-made global warming.

Turns Out Nearly Everyone Wants GMO Labeling

Americans are speaking out en masse-but will legislators and corporations listen? Steve Holt Steve Holt writes about food for Edible Boston, Boston Magazine, The Boston Globe, and elsewhere. Full Bio Follow Me

Top 20 GMO Foods and Ingredients to Avoid - Global Healing Center

In the very short time since GMO foods were first introduced, they have tainted ecosystems, created financial strains for farmers, and introduced unnatural elements into the local, national, and global food supply. GMOs pose a danger to all of us and the evidence is irrefutable.

Monsanto leading super-secret 'above Congress' Obama trade scheme to outlaw GMO labeling worldwide

(NaturalNews) It's called the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP), and it's a super secret trade pact being negotiated completely outside of law, with no congressional authority but with the aim of forcing nations around the world to ban GMO labeling, embrace Monsanto's GMO crops and keep pharmaceutical prices artificially high to enrich the world's medication monopolists.

Water The Roots

Lawn to Vegetable Garden, 1 Year On…

Bottled Life Film

While the world's population continues to grow at an alarming rate, water is becoming an increasingly scarce commodity. The Swiss film "Bottled Life" documents the booming business with bottled water, by focusing on the global leader in this lucrative multi-billion dollar market - namely, the Nestlé corporation in Switzerland.

Call to Stop the Monsanto Protection Act! | Food Democracy Now

Once again, Monsanto and the biotech industry are working behind closed doors to undermine your basic rights.

How and Why to Rid Sugar From Your Diet

Ask most people how they feel about grocery shopping, and they may talk about the supermarket they'll never set foot into, where it smells bad and the produce looks pitiful, or the sunny one with nice cuts of meat and good prices on children's cereal.

The Scarecrow

Watch "The Scarecrow," the companion film for Chipotle's new app-based game. Then download the free app at www.scarecrowgame.com and join the quest for wholesome, sustainable food. The song "Pure Imagination" performed by Grammy Award®--winning artist Fiona Apple, is available for download on iTunes.

22 Tons of Fake Beef Seized in China

This week, police in Xi'an province reported that they had found and seized more than 22 tons of fake beef at a local factory. Get this: the "beef" was actually made from pork (which is considerably cheaper than beef) that had been treated with chemicals including paraffin wax and industrial salts to make it look like it came from a cow.

How to Optimize Turmeric Absorption for Super-Boosted Benefits

When we talk about eating foods for their specific health benefits, many people think simply eating the food is enough. For instance, if you struggle with inflammatory bowel disease and have read that turmeric is effective in healing many digestive issues, you may simply get a turmeric (curcumin) supplement to start taking.

Russia Warns Obama: Global War Over "Bee Apocalypse" Coming Soon | EUTimes.net

The shocking minutes relating to President Putin's meeting this past week with US Secretary of State John Kerry reveal the Russian leaders "extreme outrage" over the Obama regimes continued protection of global seed and plant bio-genetic giants Syngenta and Monsanto in the face of a growing "bee apocalypse" that the Kremlin warns "will most certainly" lead to world war.

Marla Spivak: Why bees are disappearing | Intellectual Revolution

Honeybees have thrived for 50 million years, each colony 40 to 50,000 individuals coordinated in amazing harmony. So why, seven years ago, did colonies start dying en masse? Marla Spivak reveals four reasons which are interacting with tragic consequences. This is not simply a problem because bees pollinate a third of the world's crops.

TED Talks: Marla Spivak: Why Bees Are Disappearing | Environment on GOOD

Honeybees have thrived for 50 million years, each colony 40 to 50,000 individuals coordinated in amazing harmony. So why, seven years ago, did colonies start dying en masse? Marla Spivak reveals four reasons which are interacting with tragic consequences. This is not simply a problem because bees...

Washington State Testing Crops for GMO Cross-Contamination

Despite a strong and vocal opposition, genetically engineered (GE) Roundup-resistant alfalfa was approved in late 2011. At the time, many environmental and organic experts spoke out against it, warning that its approval could be devastating not just for the environment in general, but also for conventional alfalfa growers, and organic farmers in particular.

Act for Seed & Food Freedom: 2-16 October 2013
Multi-lingual subtitles available - see viewing instructions in different languages below - Vandana Shiva calls you to Act for Seed and Food Freedom, 2-16 October 2013: http://bit.ly/ACT2-16Oct13 - Add your Actions & Real Food Heroes to the Seed Freedom Map: http://seedfreedom.in/seed-freedom-map/ - Ideas for Action: http://bit.ly/ActSeedFreedom - Help us create
Is the So-Called Quinoa 'Backlash' for Real?
Wall Street Journal thinks so-based on the opinions of six haters. Jason Best Jason Best has worked for Gourmet and the Natural Resources Defense Council. Full Bio