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Animals Australia on Twitter: "Australia has spoken — and it's time for change! We're #winning the fight against factory farming, thanks to YOU! http://t.co/FO7IFmCd0H"

Animals Australia on Twitter: "Australia has spoken — and it's time for change! We're #winning the fight against factory farming, thanks to YOU! http://t.co/FO7IFmCd0H" | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Australia has spoken — and it's time for change! We're #winning the fight against factory farming, thanks to YOU! http://t.co/FO7IFmCd0H
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Domino's Pizza targeted after abuse at dairy farm - Detroit Free Press

Domino's Pizza targeted after abuse at dairy farm - Detroit Free Press | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
WXYZ Domino's Pizza targeted after abuse at dairy farm Detroit Free Press "Mercy for Animals is urging Domino's Pizza, one of the largest pizza companies in the world, to help end egregious animal abuse in the dairy industry by requiring all of its...
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Citrus Greening Disease Epidemic Prompts Emergency Action From USDA - Huffington Post

Citrus Greening Disease Epidemic Prompts Emergency Action From USDA - Huffington Post | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
San Francisco Chronicle Citrus Greening Disease Epidemic Prompts Emergency Action From USDA Huffington Post "We really need to be coordinating more effectively within the USDA and more importantly, with the citrus industry and state and local...
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North Cumbrian farmer admits breaking animal movement rules - Times & Star

North Cumbrian farmer admits breaking animal movement rules - Times & Star | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
North Cumbrian farmer admits breaking animal movement rules Times & Star A farmer whose evidence last week helped to convict a sheep rustler has himself been prosecuted – for flouting regulations designed to prevent the spread of animal diseases...
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Agriculture spies target seed technology, feds say - USA TODAY

Agriculture spies target seed technology, feds say - USA TODAY | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Agriculture spies target seed technology, feds say USA TODAY DES MOINES, Iowa -- A corporate agriculture espionage case announced Thursday by federal prosecutors offered a glimpse into how at least seven Chinese men allegedly traveled across the...
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Group says pig research at Brown, RI Hospital violates animal welfare rules - Daily Journal

Group says pig research at Brown, RI Hospital violates animal welfare rules - Daily Journal | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Group says pig research at Brown, RI Hospital violates animal welfare rules Daily Journal According to The Providence Journal (http://bit.ly/JiwF03 ), the Washington D.C.-based Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine says the experiments...
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USDA Steps Up Citrus Greening Fight As GMO Fix Looks Promising - Food Safety News

USDA Steps Up Citrus Greening Fight As GMO Fix Looks Promising - Food Safety News | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Food Safety News USDA Steps Up Citrus Greening Fight As GMO Fix Looks Promising Food Safety News If there was any way that American-grown oranges could be saved without turning to genetic engineering, Ricke Kress at Southern Gardens Citrus would...
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“Superweeds” Resulting from Monsanto’s Products Overrun U.S. Farm Landscape | UCSUSA

“Superweeds” Resulting from Monsanto’s Products Overrun U.S. Farm Landscape | UCSUSA | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
A plague of out-of-control weeds is cropping up in farm fields across the country, according to a policy brief from UCS.

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Animal care panel says Wisconsin dairy video shows abuse - Farm and Dairy

The Guardian Animal care panel says Wisconsin dairy video shows abuse Farm and Dairy Members include animal welfare experts Jim Reynolds of Western University; Temple Grandin of Colorado State University; and Raymond Anthony, an ethicist with the...
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Thursday Must Reads: FDA Attempts to Limit Factory Farm Antibiotics; Asiana ... - East Bay Express

Thursday Must Reads: FDA Attempts to Limit Factory Farm Antibiotics; Asiana ... - East Bay Express | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
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Food Security Raises the Obvious: Can We Feed 9.6 Billion by 2050? · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader

Food Security Raises the Obvious: Can We Feed 9.6 Billion by 2050? · Environmental Management & Energy News · Environmental Leader | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it

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Absolute majority of Americans want GMO food to be labeled

Absolute majority of Americans want GMO food to be labeled | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Polling suggests that an absolute majority of Americans favor laws forcing foods containing genetically modified ingredients to be labeled as such. Despite the support, however, states continue to reject these initiatives.
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OrganicSulfur4Health.com Cautions Against Feeding Pets MSM Supplements Made With GMO’s

OrganicSulfur4Health.com Cautions Against Feeding Pets MSM Supplements Made With GMO’s | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
(EMAILWIRE.COM, December 03, 2013 ) Mill Valley, California -- Sulfur is one of six essential minerals of life that both people and their beloved pets need daily from their food intake to naturally cleanse and detoxify their bodies.

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Link Found Between Food Allergies and Farm Antibiotics

Link Found Between Food Allergies and Farm Antibiotics | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
If you are eating any factory farmed and mass-processed meats, you are not only getting antibiotics, but also many bacteria that are resistant to them. (Factory Farming Is a Primary Source of Antibacterial Resistance.
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Animal-Rights Group Takes Aim At Florida Festival Where Possums, Politics Meet - WFSU

Animal-Rights Group Takes Aim At Florida Festival Where Possums, Politics Meet - WFSU | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Animal-Rights Group Takes Aim At Florida Festival Where Possums, Politics Meet WFSU But People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, or PETA, says organizers are breaking state and federal animal-rights laws, and they've written to Florida wildlife...
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USDA - United States Department of Agriculture : USDA Creates Multi-Agency ... - 4-traders (press release)

USDA - United States Department of Agriculture : USDA Creates Multi-Agency ... - 4-traders (press release) | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
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Contest - H2O Alkalizer

Contest - H2O Alkalizer | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Enter to win a countertop water ioniser (Regular price £699). Drawing Dec. 20, 2013. (Win a water ionizer! #wellness #UK http://t.co/XFDdFXyktk)
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Disease Ravages American Citrus Crop - The Weather Channel

Disease Ravages American Citrus Crop - The Weather Channel | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
First Coast News Disease Ravages American Citrus Crop The Weather Channel PETERSBURG, Fla.— The federal government is getting involved in the fight against citrus greening disease, in hopes of saving Florida's - and possibly the entire nation's -...
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Manure happens: Government, farmers work to prevent contamination of ... - Baraboo News Republic

Manure happens: Government, farmers work to prevent contamination of ... - Baraboo News Republic | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Manure happens: Government, farmers work to prevent contamination of ...
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Wisconsin's drinking water isn't exactly full of it, but manure continues to pose a potent threat to potability.
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EPA Study Reveals That Our Drinking Water Is Loaded With Pharmaceutical Drugs

EPA Study Reveals That Our Drinking Water Is Loaded With Pharmaceutical Drugs | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Taking pharmaceutical drugs is essentially not a choice anymore: our drinking water is loaded with drugs according to a new Environmental Protection Agency (RT @TheRaynMaker: EPA Study Reveals That Our Drinking Water Is Loaded W/ Pharmaceuticals
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How To Make Your Own Deodorant, For Pennies - Alex James Wellness

How To Make Your Own Deodorant, For Pennies - Alex James Wellness | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Sick of wasting your money on natural deodorants that just don't work? Try this. It's made entirely with items you can find in your own kitchen! (Scared of what's in commercial deodorant? Make your own with just 3 ingredients.
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This map shows where the Chinese coal plants that kill 257000 a year are - Quartz

This map shows where the Chinese coal plants that kill 257000 a year are - Quartz | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
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This map shows where the Chinese coal plants that kill 257000 a year are
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In fact, Shanghai's 22 coal plants cause 4,370 premature deaths a year, according to an interactive map by Greenpeace, a non-governmental organization.
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Will Factory Farms Finally Have to (Gasp!) Get a Vet's Approval to Use ... - Mother Jones

Will Factory Farms Finally Have to (Gasp!) Get a Vet's Approval to Use ... - Mother Jones | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
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Vegan triathlete Brendan Brazier extols health benefits of plant-based diet - Examiner.com

Vegan triathlete Brendan Brazier extols health benefits of plant-based diet - Examiner.com | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Vegan triathlete Brendan Brazier extols health benefits of plant-based diet Examiner.com Brendan Brazier is a bestselling author and former Ironman triathlete who credits a vegan diet for enhancing his athletic performance and helping him enjoy...
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China to US: 'Take your 60,000 tons of GMO-Contaminated corn and shove It' -- Sott.net

China to US: 'Take your 60,000 tons of GMO-Contaminated corn and shove It' -- Sott.net | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
China recently rejected 60,000 tons of corn being imported into the country from the United States when it was found to be contaminated with Syngenta's MIR162, an insect-resistant strain of transgenic corn.
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