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Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Mar 02nd, 2015

Deadline March 2: Stop Monsanto’s Monarch Massacre - Add Monarchs to the Endangered Species List


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Feb 25th, 2015

Right now bees and crucial pollinators are being needlessly exposed to toxic pesticides - We need your help today to make sure that America's endangered pollinators survive!

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Feb 25th, 2015

 Unlabeled GMO fruits are about to invade America’s fields and grocery stores – GMO apples have been approved – Now GMO peaches, pears, cherries, bananas and oranges are in the works! Take a stand: Tell Congress to pass GMO labeling today! 


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Feb 24th, 2015

By: Elizabeth Grossman

The numbers are startling. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1.8 million more children in the U.S. were diagnosed with developmental disabilities between 2006 and 2008 than a decade earlier.

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Feb 24th, 2015

By: Staff, US Right to Know

In the wake of prominent media reports about supposed scientific agreement on the safety of genetically engineered food, including a cover story in National Geographic that equates concerns about GMOs with climate change denial,


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Feb 24th, 2015

By: Alexis Baden-Mayer

The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) is one of the corporate front groupssuing Vermont in an attempt to block the state's GMO labeling law.

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Feb 24th, 2015

By: Jeff Ritterman, M.D.

In July of 2012, the city of Richmond, California, adopted an Integrated Pest Management Ordinance to guide the work of city departments tasked with weed and pest control. 


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Feb 24th, 2015

By: Amy K. Liebman

In the spring of 2014, pesticide drift from a pear orchard in Washington State sickened 20 farmworkers in a neighboring cherry orchard. At the end of January 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a report about the poisoning, shedding light on the incident.

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Feb 24th, 2015

By Jo Winterbottom and P.J. Huffstutter, Reuters:

Aross the U.S. Midwest, the plunge in grain prices to near four-year lows is pitting landowners determined to sustain rental incomes against farmer tenants worried about making rent payments because their revenues are squeezed.


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Feb 19th, 2015

By: Tony Barboza

Exposure to the pesticide DDT could be playing a role in high rates of obesity three generations later, a new study says.

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Feb 19th, 2015

By: Ken Roseboro

A growing number of farmers are considering planting non-GMO corn and soybeans as well as organic grains. A combination of factors including low prices for corn and soybeans, higher GMO seed costs, premium prices for non-GMO and organic grains, and failing GMO traits may push more farmers to go non-GMO or even organic.


Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Feb 19th, 2015

By: Fabiola Ortiz

Pisac, Peru - In this town in Peru's highlands over 3,000 metres above sea level, in the mountains surrounding the Sacred Valley of the Incas, the Quechua Indians who have lived here since time immemorial are worried about threats to their potato crops from alterations in rainfall patterns and temperatures.

Posted By: Food Democracy Now on Feb 19th, 2015

By: Christina Sarich

The World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) is helping biotech run the latest war in Ukraine. Make no mistake that what is happening in the Ukraine now is deeply tied to the interests of Monsanto, Dow, Bayer, and other big players in the poison food game.


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