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Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 07th, 2013
A Montana rancher tells us more in 100 seconds about how to change the nation's food system than a New York Times columnist can in a year's worth of writing. By Bill Bishop Larry Mayer/Billings Gazette Ressa Charter is a Montana rancher who wants many of the things that New York Times columnist Mark Bittman writes about. The difference is that Charter knows the power of the markets... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 07th, 2013
Consumer Affairs Ministry notification 19 covers biscuits, bread, cereals Informed choice: GMO Labeling will help consumers make a choice as the urban markets in the country are flooded with food products derived and processed in countries such as the US, Canada, Brazil, Argentina, where a majority of GM crops are cultivate. New Delhi, India - Dec 31: Starting Tuesday, consumers will... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 04th, 2013
Yes, I'll be there: A Citizen's Assembly, Thurs. January 10th - Lafayette Square Washington DC - 10:00 am Stand with Family Farmers Today! RSVP: I will attend A Citizen's Assembly of Support for Family Farmers vs. Monsanto on Thurs. Jan 10th @ 10:00 am If you haven’t already heard, next Thursday January 10th, family farmers will enter a courtroom in Washington DC in the appeal of their... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 04th, 2013
  Farmers to Attend January 10th US Court of Appeals Oral Argument in Appeal of Dismissal OSGATA et al v. Monsanto; 10am Citizen's Assembly for Family Farmers to Follow WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 4, 2013 -   Dozens of family farmers, Plaintiffs in the landmark lawsuit Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association et al v. Monsanto,will travel from across America to... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 03rd, 2013
By Dr. Mercola, A recent NPR article1 highlights the truly frightening environmental effect of monoculture. NPR commentator and science writer Craig Childs decided to replicate a photo project by David Liittschwager, a portrait photographer who spent years traveling the world dropping one-cubic-foot metal frames into gardens, streams, parks, forests, and oceans, photographing anything and... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Jan 02nd, 2013
By Jill Ettinger, GMO Pig Development Gets $500,000 from USDA With the near-certain approval by the FDA for Aqua Bounty’s genetically modified salmon, which would be the first GMO animal allowed in the U.S. food supply, the USDA has announced a $500,000 grant for research on developing genetically modifying pig genomes, reports Sustainable Food News. The grant was issued by the USDA on... more

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