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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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We can if we all adopt a plant based diet!
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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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Walking Meetings: So Much More Productive Than You Think

Walking Meetings: So Much More Productive Than You Think | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Whether you're in San Francisco or New York or a small town, get out of the office and use your city's sidewalks as a meeting space. You'd be surprised how productive it is. (Long live the walking meeting!
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Healthy food

Healthy food | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
How to keep Berries of all sorts fresh and last longer. 1 part water, 1 part vinegar. Soak in mixture then drain and rinse and place in fridge. It is also a great way to get all the pesticides off.
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"Cómo mantener las bayas frescas durante más tiempo. Una parte de vinagre más una parte de agua. Sumergirlas, escurrirlas, enjuagarlas y finalmente guardarlas en la nevara. Es también una manera de limitar la presencia de pesticidas en la fruta.

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Do you really need to drink eight cups of water a day?

Do you really need to drink eight cups of water a day? | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Drinking eight cups or two litres of water a day is longstanding advice. But is there any scientific basis for it? (BBC News - Do you really need to drink eight cups of water a day?
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5 reasons to try a vegetarian diet - Fox News

5 reasons to try a vegetarian diet - Fox News | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
5 reasons to try a vegetarian diet
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Even if you're not interested in becoming a vegetarian or vegan, there are plenty of reasons to up your intake of plant-based meals.
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5 Things Super Successful People Do Before 8 AM

5 Things Super Successful People Do Before 8 AM | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Rise and shine! Morning time just became your new best friend.
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Why Oils Heal and Drugs Don't - Children and Simple Natural Remedies

Why Oils Heal and Drugs Don't - Children and Simple Natural Remedies | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Read Doctor David Stewart's explain about the difference of medical drugs and essential oils in the healing of the body.
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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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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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Monsanto behind Journal's retraction of GMO rat-cancer link : Truth ...

Monsanto behind Journal's retraction of GMO rat-cancer link : Truth ... | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
After a 2012 study linking cancer with Monsanto's genetically modified corn, the scientific journal that published the study is now retracting it, after hiring a former Monsanto employee to fill a new editorial position reviewing ...
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Queens school 1st in US to go vegetarian | Verizon FiOS1 News - Long Island

Queens school 1st in US to go vegetarian | Verizon FiOS1 News - Long Island | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Queens school 1st in US to go vegetarian http://t.co/968ShzNjbB #LongIsland #News
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Refusing to Fluoridate: Countries, Cities, and Citizens Worldwide

Refusing to Fluoridate: Countries, Cities, and Citizens Worldwide | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Davis California, Portland Oregon, and Israel are three areas that have taken on the issue of fluoridated water supplies and banned its practice (These three areas have officially banned the addition of fluoride to their water supplies due to, as ...
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Nineteen cattle killed on I-64 after escaping state farm - Charleston Gazette

Nineteen cattle killed on I-64 after escaping state farm
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ALTA, W.Va. -- Greenbrier County emergency officials say 19 cattle were killed by a pair of tractor-trailers after they escaped from a farm and wandered onto Interstate 64.
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Research reveals new crop planting strategy - Duke Chronicle

Research reveals new crop planting strategy - Duke Chronicle | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
Research reveals new crop planting strategy Duke Chronicle The degree-day model, which most farmers currently use to determine when they should plant their crops, might be defunct as a result of climate change, according to a recent study led by a...
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Unusual Uses for Pumpkins

Unusual Uses for Pumpkins | Plant Based Transitions | Scoop.it
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown - unusual uses for fall's signature squash: http://t.co/fqFomLooSv @angelahaupt @usnewshealth
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