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Take Action: Farm Bill’s “Farmer Assurance Provision” Threatens Organic Farming : Gerson Institute

Take Action: Farm Bill’s “Farmer Assurance Provision” Threatens Organic Farming : Gerson Institute | The Starter Vegan | Scoop.it
Take Action: Farm Bill’s “Farmer Assurance Provision” Threatens Organic Farming : Gerson Institute http://t.co/OlEVxDYO...

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Monsanto Gets a Free Pass for New GMOs & Pesticides in House Farm Bill

Monsanto Gets a Free Pass for New GMOs & Pesticides in House Farm Bill | The Starter Vegan | Scoop.it
We've been trying to get the Monsanto rider out of the 2013 Agriculture Appropriations Bill (if you haven't taken action on that yet, please click here: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_25711.cfm). In the meantime, Monsanto has...
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2012 US House Farm Bill Fails to Support Healthy Food and Farms

2012 US House Farm Bill Fails to Support Healthy Food and Farms | The Starter Vegan | Scoop.it

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According to UCS, the House Farm Bill fails to adequately support healthy food and farms and pales in comparison to the Senate’s version, which passed last month...


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Insult to injury: How the House snuck protection for GMOs into their farm bill

Insult to injury: How the House snuck protection for GMOs into their farm bill | The Starter Vegan | Scoop.it
On top of huge cuts to food stamps and big giveaways to Big Ag, the just-passed House farm bill also includes a special provision to protect the biotech industry.

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Monsanto trying a sneak attack through the new House Farm Bill

Monsanto trying a sneak attack through the new House Farm Bill | The Starter Vegan | Scoop.it
According to the Organic Consumers Association post just yesterday on their official Facebook page, Monsanto is trying another sneak attack on the American peop...

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Stamp of disapproval: House farm bill to gut nutrition program

Stamp of disapproval: House farm bill to gut nutrition program | The Starter Vegan | Scoop.it
In its new draft of the farm bill, the House of Representatives is pushing for $16.5 billion in food stamp cuts.

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Environmental, Grain Groups Object to U.S. Farm Bill Changes on Seed Regulation

Provisions in a pending U.S. House farm bill that would accelerate the review process for genetically modified crops are raising objections from environmental groups and a major grain industry organization.


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Top Ten Reasons to Reject the House Farm Bill

Top Ten Reasons to Reject the House Farm Bill | The Starter Vegan | Scoop.it
The budget-busting farm bill approved by the House Agriculture Committee late Wednesday night is quite simply the worst piece of farm and food legislation in...

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Midnight egg amendment in 2012 farm bill escalates animal rights fight

Midnight egg amendment in 2012 farm bill escalates animal rights fight | The Starter Vegan | Scoop.it
Midnight egg amendment in 2012 farm bill escalates animal rights fight. Rep. Steve King's (R-Iowa) attempt to stop California laws that regulate egg-laying hens and foie gras has escalated an animal-rights battle.
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Vegan Lady Eats: Subway Vegan Sandwich Review

Vegan Lady Eats: Subway Vegan Sandwich Review | The Starter Vegan | Scoop.it
I used to be a huge Subway fan before I went vegan. In fact, aside from cheese pizza, the Subway veggie patty was one of the last things I gave up. When I heard that Subway was actually going to offer three new vegan ...
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