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Mercury, HFCS and ADHD - Organic Connections

Mercury, HFCS and ADHD - Organic Connections | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Studies have correlated the increased prevalence of ADHD in the U.S.—along with autism—with the introduction of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) to the American food supply.
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Proposition 37 Was Defeated—But Not the Food Movement - Organic Connections

Proposition 37 Was Defeated—But Not the Food Movement - Organic Connections | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
The defeat of Proposition 37 for GMO Labeling in California is far from the end of the food movement's efforts. In fact is the beginning of an awakening of what it will really take to defeat GMOs.
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Icons of Sustainability: Arran Stephens—Why GMO Labeling Is So Vital - Organic Connections

Icons of Sustainability: Arran Stephens—Why GMO Labeling Is So Vital - Organic Connections | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Arran Stephens, CEO and co-founder of Nature’s Path shares his viewpoints on the vital importance of California’s GMO Labeling Proposition 37.
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Trust Us: The Proposition 37 Halloween Video - Organic Connections

Trust Us: The Proposition 37 Halloween Video - Organic Connections | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it

"Trust Us" is an ironic public service announcement by Consumer Advocates for Safe Food and Water, sponsored by Food & Water Watch, in support of Proposition 37, California's ballot initiative to label genetically engineered foods.

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Food is Love: TV Ad for California's GMO Labeling Campaign - Organic Connections

Food is Love: TV Ad for California's GMO Labeling Campaign - Organic Connections | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
The new ad from the Yes on GMO Labeling Proposition 37 Campaign stays with the same line the campaign has run throughout its existence: We have the right to know what is in our foods.
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No-Till Soil Management: Bringing Soils to Life - Organic Connections

No-Till Soil Management: Bringing Soils to Life - Organic Connections | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Farmers are finding success in no-till soil management techniques that rely on crop rotation and cover crops. The result is soils that are much more alive with organic matter and are more drought and disaster resilient.
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Are Antibiotics in Ethanol Endangering Our Health - Organic Connections

Are Antibiotics in Ethanol Endangering Our Health - Organic Connections | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Ethanol producers add antibiotics to the grains to control “infections” during the fermentation process. And, unbeknownst to many eaters, 30 million tons of ethanol byproducts are fed to livestock every year.
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Feminism on the Farm - Organic Connections

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Traditionally, agriculture has been a man’s business. Where can the rapidly growing number of women in the field—especially those in sustainable agriculture—find representation and help?
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Mark Bittman Proposes a New Food Label Concept - Organic Connections

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Food advocate and journalist Mark Bittman outlines his dream food label, design from the perspective of consumers, not marketers.
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Video: Kids Have Their Say about Proposition 37 and GMO Labeling - Organic Connections

Video: Kids Have Their Say about Proposition 37 and GMO Labeling - Organic Connections | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Here's what future voters have to say about California's GMO Labeling Proposition 37.
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Bursting the GMO Foods Bubble - Organic Connections

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California’s GMO Labeling Proposition 37 is the needle poised over the toxic GMO foods bubble. We just need to push it home.

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NIH Studies "The Biggest Loser" - Organic Connections

NIH Studies "The Biggest Loser" - Organic Connections | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
NIH research into the reality show The Biggest Loser shows exercise as key in reducing body fat while preserving muscle.
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GMO World Map—Color Me Labelled - Organic Connections

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Center for Food Safety has released a new genetically engineered food (GMO) labeling laws map. The latest research shows 61 nations enforce consumer ‘right to know’ laws for GE foods, while U.S. lags behind.

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Veggies—the New Fast Food - Organic Connections

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Chef Ray White, the creator behind the cuisine of the highly successful Veggie Grill chain explains why the future has arrived in the form of vegetarian fast food.
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Parents for Proposition 37 - Organic Connections

Parents for Proposition 37 - Organic Connections | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Listen to what parents like Minnie Driver and Molly Ringwald have to say about the Yes on Proposition 37 Campaign.
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Solving a Food Desert in Paradise - Organic Connections

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Hana Fresh Market on Eastern Maui provides organic food and health care in what would otherwise be a food desert.
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Amy Kalafa: School Lunch REVOLUTIONARY - Organic Connections

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Filmmaker and school lunch revolutionary Amy Kalafa is a key figure in the school lunch revolution. From her groundbreaking documentary Two Angry Moms to her book Lunch Wars, getting better food for our kids has become.

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Court Halts GMO Crops in Southeastern Wildlife Preserves - Organic Connections

Court Halts GMO Crops in Southeastern Wildlife Preserves - Organic Connections | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it

A federal court ordered the halting of cultivation of genetically engineered (GE, GMO) crops in all national wildlife refuges in the Southeastern U.S.

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Busted: Food Myths Brought to You by Food Industry Front Groups - Organic Connections

Busted: Food Myths Brought to You by Food Industry Front Groups - Organic Connections | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Anna Lappé is launching a new project called Food MythBusters, which takes direct aim at the most damaging talking food myths from Big Food and Big Ag that are designed to distract us from the grim realities of industrialized agriculture.
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Hundreds of Chefs Endorse GMO Labeling Proposition 37 - Organic Connections

Hundreds of Chefs Endorse GMO Labeling Proposition 37 - Organic Connections | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Proposition 37 supporters Incude: Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Cat Cora, Joyce Goldstein, Deborah Madison, Jacques Pépin, Charles Phan, Nora Pouillon, Andrea Reusing, Barton Seaver, Bill Telepan, Alice Waters, and hundreds more.
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Can Urban Farms Become "Too Big?" - Organic Connections

Can Urban Farms Become "Too Big?" - Organic Connections | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Many urban farms have sprung up in small lots and areas of unused space. But now some cities have large areas of urban space converting to agriculture.
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Has Big Food Hijacked the Nutrition Profession? - Organic Connections

Has Big Food Hijacked the Nutrition Profession? - Organic Connections | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) recently hosted its 2012 Expo. And once again dragged its own credential through the mud by prioritizing Big Food’s corporate interests.

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Proposition 37 and the Faulty Logic of Newspaper Editorial Boards - Organic Connections

Proposition 37 and the Faulty Logic of Newspaper Editorial Boards - Organic Connections | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Some major newspaper editorial boards are opposed to California's Proposition 37, but for stated reasons that defy logic and common sense.
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GMO Labeling Prop 37: November 6 Is D-Day for the Food Movement - Organic Connections

GMO Labeling Prop 37: November 6 Is D-Day for the Food Movement - Organic Connections | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
The truth of the fight over GMO labeling Prop 37 is that it picks up exactly where Rachel Carson and the voices of reason left off at the launching of the environmental movement.
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Icons of Sustainability: Mrs. Gooch - Organic Connections

Icons of Sustainability: Mrs. Gooch - Organic Connections | Searching for Safe Foods | Scoop.it
Mrs. Gooch’s broke ground as the first completely health-oriented retail chain. Behind the scenes was founder Sandy Gooch, holding a strict line as to the quality of the products her stores would carry.
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