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Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Aug 07th, 2016
Monsanto have announced that they will dismantle their half-built multi-million dollar GMO seed plant in Malvinas, Argentina, following protests from local citizens over the past 3 years.Local Malvinas citizens and GMO Free campaigners from across Argentina forced Monsanto to stop the construction of their GMO seed plant in 2014, through well-coordinated protests at the construction site.Sources... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Aug 07th, 2016
By: CLAIRE WARNERStrict diets are a huge part of any athlete's training — they may consume an astronomical amount of calories on a daily basis, but gold medalists don't tend to put away milkshakes and potato chips. When your performance relies on your body being in perfect physical condition, every calorie counts. But, if the number of vegan Olympic athletes is... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Aug 01st, 2016
 By Sustainable Pulse,US President Barack Obama signed into law a GMO labeling bill that discriminates against more than 100 million Americans on Friday.The bill recently passed through Congress and allows companies and producers to use QR codes, 1-800 numbers and other difficult to access technology to label food products that contain GMOs, instead of clear, on-package text.The law also... more

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Aug 01st, 2016
 My name is Robert, and I am a Cornell University undergraduate student. However, I’m not sure if I want to be one any more. Allow me to explain.Cornell, as an institution, appears to be complicit in a shocking amount of ecologically destructive, academically unethical, and scientifically deceitful behaviour. Perhaps the most potent example is Cornell’s deep ties to industrial... more

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