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Tell EPA to Protect our Honey Bees from Pesticides

From the Center For Food Safety Honey bees and other insect pollinators are dying off at unprecedented rates and pesticides are a clear causal factor. This week and next, EPA is deciding just how “real” they think the pesticide threat … Continue reading »

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Tell President Obama to DUMP Monsanto Michael Taylor!

From Food Democracy Now When Barack Obama ran for President he promised to end the “revolving door” between agribusiness lobbyists and government and to “regulate” factory farms. Unfortunately Obama’s decision to appoint Monsanto super lobbyist Michael Taylor as FDA Food … Continue reading »

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USDA Looks to Approve First GE, Drought Tolerant Corn with no EIS

On May 11, 2011, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) released a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) on the first-ever genetically engineered (GE), drought tolerant corn, MON 87460.  APHIS is currently soliciting comments on this unprecedented GE crop, due August … Continue reading »

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Help Stop Mother of All Anti-Environmental Bills!

If you care about the water you drink, the air you breathe, and America’s natural heritage, we need you to stand with us right now against the mother of all anti-environmental bills. The U.S. House is poised to vote this … Continue reading »

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Stop the Planting of GMO Alfalfa & Sugar Beets

On January 17, internationally recognized plant pathologist Dr. Don Huber, wrote a letter to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack warning of the discovery of a new pathogen and a possible link between Roundup Ready® (GMO) corn and soybeans and severe reproductive … Continue reading »

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It’s Time to Break Up Monsanto

For far too long Monsanto has been able to control important market access for family farmers. Today their power has grown too great, they own more than 90% of the GMO seed genetics in the world and this is having … Continue reading »

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Save a Farmer Today

Please call the White House today and urge the Obama administration to stand up for family farmers to make sure they receive fair market contracts and no longer experience unfair price discrimination. Read more about this at fooddemocracynow.org.

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Stop the Planting of GE Alfalfa

In a precedent-setting final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on the planting of Monsanto’s genetically engineered (GE) alfalfa, the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) acknowledges for the first time that GE contamination of organic and conventionally grown crops presents a huge … Continue reading »

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Save the Bees, Tell the EPA to ban Bayer’s toxic pesticide clothianidin

For the past several years scientists have been alarmed by the mysterious collapse of bee populations worldwide. Known as “Colony Collapse Disorder”, massive bee die-offs discovered by beekeepers has resulted in the loss of as much as 30% of the … Continue reading »

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Critical Vote: Tell your Senators to support the Tester-Hagan amendment

The Senate just voted 74 Yes to 25 No in favor of the cloture vote. This means that S.510, aka The Food Modernization Act, will move forward in the Senate for a vote by the end of the week, possibly … Continue reading »

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