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14 Jan 2016

Monsanto is Sinking: 3,600 Job Cuts as Corn, Roundup Sales Plummet

There’s a reason that Monsanto recently made a suicide bid for its competitor Syngenta’s business. The company continues to lose profits, with the latest numbers painting a continued stark financial picture for one of the most hated companies in the world. [1]

Announced just this past week, Monsanto related figures showing that sales in the company’s agricultural productivity segment, which includes its best-selling Roundup herbicide, fell 34% to $820 million for the quarter ended Nov. 30. Shares fell slightly due to the admittance.

 


8 Sep 2015

The New Food Economy

Robyn O’Brien talks on video about are we allergic to food or what’s been done to it?

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1 Sep 2015

Gwyneth Paltrow Is Standing Up To Congress And Starting A GMO Food Fight

Gwyneth Paltrow wants Congress to put a label on it—genetically modified food, that is. The Academy Award winner and her mother, the actor Blythe Danner, went to Capitol Hill on Wednesday to lobby against the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015—better known to opponents at the Denying Americans the Right-to-Know, or DARK, Act—which would prevent states from requiring GMO labels. The bill was passed by the House of Representatives in late July.

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25 Aug 2015

Why your grandparents didn’t have food allergies… but you do

Did your grandparents have food allergies? Mine sure didn’t. A stark comparison to the growing epidemic of food allergies, worsening with every generation.

So why didn’t your grandparents have food allergies? It’s really quite simple…

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18 Aug 2015

Doctor writes prescriptions for produce

Dr. Garth Davis has found after years of treating people for obesity, high blood pressure and diabetes, much of it was caused by the patient’s lifestyle. Davis is the medical director of bariatric surgery at Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.”As physicians, we perform surgery or prescribe medications to our patients to make them well,” said Davis. “Why not also educate them on healthy eating, and make fresh fruits and vegetables readily available?

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11 Aug 2015

Look What Happened Inside Their Bodies When One Family Switched To Organic Food

Documentary ‘The Organic Effect’ shows what a huge difference to our bodies it makes to choose natural foods.

The Palmbergs are a family from Sweden who recently took part in a study on pesticides in the body. Their challenge was to eat only organic foods for two weeks, something they didn’t used to do because it costs more than conventional food, and we’re a big family,” according to Mum Anette.

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4 Aug 2015

Homeless People Plant a Huge Organic Garden, and Feed an Entire Shelter

A homeless shelter in Atlanta decided that their residents desperately needed access to healthy food—but instead of sourcing out, encouraged residents to grow their own. Now, the shelter is home to a huge rooftop garden planted by the residents themselves, which is expected to yield hundreds of pounds of great quality greens.

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28 Jul 2015

Scotland Announces Total Ban on GM Crops

Growing genetically modified (GM) crops will not be permitted in Scotland, Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead has announced as he moved to protect Scotland’s clean, green status.

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3 May 2015

Organic trumps conventional across the board: Highlights from The Rodale Institute’s 30-Year Report

After a 30-year side-by-side comparison of organic and conventional agricultural systems, the Rodale Institute reports that organic systems match, or even outperform, conventional systems in terms of yield, profitability, and energy efficiency, while having positive effects on soil health, water quality, and rural communities.

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15 Nov 2014

UN Report Says Small-Scale Organic Farming Only Way To Feed The World

Even as the United States government continues to push for the use of more chemically-intensive and corporate-dominated farming methods such as GMOs and monoculture-based crops, the United Nations is once against sounding the alarm about the urgent need to return to (and develop) a more sustainable, natural and organic system.

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