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FixFood Announcement
MARCH 15, 2013
Dear FixFood Supporters, It’s been quite a year for FixFood. We produced six videos, which were collectively watched over 180,000 times online. We contributed video content and support to four...
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GMOs: Better Safe than Sorry?
AUGUST 29, 2012
If you live in the USA, GM crops are in the food you eat and you might not even know it.
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GM Foods Unlikely to Concern Wal-Mart Shoppers
AUGUST 29, 2012
Despite a media storm and several petitions asking Wal-Mart Stores not to sell genetically modified sweet corn, industry experts say the issue still ranks low among the retailer’s core shoppers.
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High Drug Residues Found at California Meat and Dairy Operations
AUGUST 28, 2012
Dairy and meat farms in California were among the most recent establishments to receive federal warning letters after unacceptable levels of drug residues were found in cattle that they sold for...
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Portland Schools to Stop Selling Soda
AUGUST 28, 2012
If you're in a Portland school or at a varsity football game at Fitzpatrick Stadium and find yourself craving a Coke, you'd better go to the nearest convenience store.
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80 Percent of Public Schools Have Contracts With Coke or Pepsi
AUGUST 28, 2012
Starting in the early '90s, cash-strapped public schools began selling exclusive
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USDA Panel Gets Altered-Crops Pay Plan
AUGUST 28, 2012
California voters this fall will decide a ballot measure that would require labeling of foods containing genetically engineered material. But the Department of Agriculture is already tied in knots...
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12 New GM Crops Up For USDA Approval
AUGUST 28, 2012
Earlier this summer, the USDA posted twelve new GE crops for public comment with a September 11 deadline, and nine are under the new fast-tracked process.
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What if We Regulated Junk Food the Way We Do Alcohol?
AUGUST 28, 2012
Junk food is everywhere. We’re eating way too much of it. And we’re getting fat. Most of us know what we’re doing and yet we do it anyway.
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Farmers Want New Farm Bill, but Time Is Running Out
AUGUST 28, 2012
With the current package of Farm Bill programs due to expire September 30, the chorus of voices from the countryside demanding action by lawmakers is growing louder.
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Lawyers From Suits Against Big Tobacco Target Food Makers
AUGUST 24, 2012
Lawyers have been searching for big paydays in business, scoring more modest wins against car companies, drug makers, brokerage firms and insurers. Now, they have found the next target: food...
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Antibiotics in Food Animals
AUGUST 24, 2012
Almost since their invention, antibiotics have been prescribed for sick animals.
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The Misleading Campaign Behind California's GMO Labeling Law
AUGUST 24, 2012
The race is on to define Proposition 37, the ballot initiative that would require labels for most genetically modified foods in California.
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Insight: Big Food Girds for California GMO fight
AUGUST 24, 2012
After two decades fighting to force U.S. food companies to tell consumers when their products are made with genetically modified organisms, activists in California have mounted what is potentially...
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Get Antibiotics Off the Farm
AUGUST 24, 2012
Earlier this month, a federal magistrate judge in New York told the Food and Drug Administration to quit dillydallying on its three-decade effort to curb indiscriminate use of antibiotics in farm...
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For the Amish, Big Agribusiness Is Destroying a Way of Life
AUGUST 24, 2012
In upstate New York, small farmers are being squeezed out by thousand-cow dairies and genetically modified crop producers. The buggy-driving members of a traditional sect may be hit hardest of all.
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Paraguay Bets On Genetically Modified Soy, Corn
AUGUST 24, 2012
South American country to OK new seeds before year end.
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Food Fight in Congress Focuses on Fresh vs. Frozen Produce in Schools
AUGUST 16, 2012
Are canned pears the nutritional equivalent of a juicy fruit off the tree?
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Pelosi Slams GOP on Food Safety: 'This is the E. coli club'
AUGUST 16, 2012
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi criticized Republicansfor not supporting food safety funding.
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Crazy Weather: 'Virtually No Other Explanation Than Climate Change'
AUGUST 16, 2012
New study, led by NASA's James Hansen, refutes notion that weather events cannot be attributed to systemic climate change.
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Opponents of Campaign to Require GMO Labels Raise $12 Million
AUGUST 16, 2012
The Coalition Against the Deceptive Food Labeling Scheme, aimed at defeating Proposition 37, raised almost $10 million in recent weeks, state records show.
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Oregon Seed, Farm Groups Sue State Over GMO Canola
AUGUST 16, 2012
A U.S. farm group, seed producers and biotech critics filed suit on Wednesday against Oregon officials in an effort to curtail planting of genetically modified canola, warning of a potential
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Farmers Turn to Engineered Corn to Adapt to Drought. But Will it Be Enough?
AUGUST 16, 2012
Out in western Kansas, the corn looks unsalvageable. The landscape is rife with curled brown leaves, an unmistakable sign of severe drought. Yet beneath those wilted leaves, some of the corn shows...
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Ag, Biotech Giants Pour Millions Into Fighting Initiative to Label Genetically Modified Food
AUGUST 16, 2012
Farming giants Monsanto, Dupont Pioneer and Cargill have contributed nearly $25 million to defeat the proposal, with much of that cash coming in the past few days.
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Gonorrhea Evades Antibiotics, Leaving Only One Drug To Treat Disease
AUGUST 10, 2012
Federal health officials announced that the sexually transmitted infection is getting dangerously close to being untreatable.
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Effort Stalled to Stop Genetically Altered Fish
AUGUST 10, 2012
The latest move by politicians to limit or ban the sale of genetically modified fish has been stymied.
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Hottest July Ever, Surging Corn Prices Drive Food Prices Higher
AUGUST 10, 2012
Following three months of decline, the UN's Food Price Index surged in July - the hottest month in the continental United States on record.
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Activitsts Grill Producers of Modified Corn
AUGUST 08, 2012
Monsanto's crop hits stores unlabeled, but Wal-Mart isn't worried.
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Consumers Concerned About Drought's Effect on Food Prices, Survey Finds
AUGUST 07, 2012
More than on ein there U.S. adults are very concerned that drought will lead to higher food prices.
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Will Humans Lose the Battle with Microbes?
AUGUST 07, 2012
Bacteria have become increasingly resistant to the drugs we've come to rely on. Only a concerted effort can avert a public health crisis.
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Climate Change Study Ties Recent Heat Waves To Global Warming
AUGUST 07, 2012
Often called the "godfather of global warming," NASA scientist and professor James Hansen says links between heat waves and global warming are not random.
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Rising Food Prices Will Make It Even Harder to Eat Healthily
AUGUST 07, 2012
A record drought is destroying America's harvest this year. As a consequence, the USDA predicts increases in food prices next year, if not sooner.
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US Drought Linked to Climate Change
AUGUST 07, 2012
In Texas, the earth is parched. Rivers have dried up, and pasture land has turned brown from the heat.
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Utah study: Drug-Resistant Bugs Forcing Use of Dangerous Older Antibiotics
AUGUST 07, 2012
Utah researchers say use of toxic polymyxins reflects the spread of drug-resistant infections.
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Hog Tied
AUGUST 06, 2012
Muscatine County Supervisors tell residents: Our hands are tied when it comes to keeping an hog confinement operation out of Nichols.
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O Magazine: Free As a Bird
AUGUST 05, 2012
When she lost her contract with an agribusiness giant, Maryland chicken farmer Carole Morison remade her flock, her barn, and her life.
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FDA Seeks Comments on Antimicrobial Drug Reporting Proposal
AUGUST 02, 2012
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is seeking comments on a proposed revision to its reporting requirements for new animal drugs.
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Consumers Union Fires Back on Antibiotics Issue
AUGUST 02, 2012
Consumers Union responds to American Meat Institute, North American Meat Association and other organizations challenging the Meat On Drugs report.
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Kevlar Finds a New Use: Protecting Tractors From Cornstalks
AUGUST 02, 2012
GMO corn is so tough, it's popping tractor tires. Farmers are now turning to Kevlar to help protect their equipment from the crop.
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Prop 37 Cash: Which Companies Are Supporting Genetically Modified Food
AUGUST 02, 2012
Proposition funding information has been published by the California Secretary of State today, revealing which companies are funding the effort to defeat the legislation.
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NFL Linebacker Joins Antibiotics Briefing on Capitol Hill
AUGUST 01, 2012
Tennesee Titans linebacker and owner of Shire Gate Farm Will Witherspoon joins a panel of experts at a congressional briefing on raising livestock without antibiotics.
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USDA Looking at Antibiotics Claims on Meat Labels
AUGUST 01, 2012
The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service takes a closer look at claims made on meat packages.
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The Irish Potato: Will Consumers Eat Genetically Modified Spuds?
AUGUST 01, 2012
Ireland's EPA has agreed to a field test of a new GM potato - not everyone is happy about this.
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Trader Joe's Products Genetically Engineered: Activists
AUGUST 01, 2012
A modified foods activist group is demanding that Trader Joe's provide proof that it's foods are GMO free.
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GOP Scrambles for Farm Bill Votes
AUGUST 01, 2012
House Republican leaders might not have the votes to pass a stopgap farm bill this week.
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MRSA on the Rise: Infections Have Doubled in 5 Years
AUGUST 01, 2012
With the state of antibiotics falling nehind, the battle against MRSA heats up.
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Worried About Climate Change? Eat Less Meat.
AUGUST 01, 2012
The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization estimates that almost 20 percent of greenhouse gases are attributable to the raising of animals for food.
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Fighting GMO Labeling in California Is Food Lobby's "Highest Priority"
AUGUST 01, 2012
The Grocery Manufacturer's Association looks to defeat California's Prop. 37, which would require labeling of GMO-containing foods.
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NFL Linebacker Joins Antibiotics Briefing on Capitol Hill
JULY 30, 2012
NFL linebacker Will Witherspoon speaks at congressional briefing about raising livestock without the use of antibiotics.
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USDA Researchers Identify Antibiotics Alternatives for Poultry, Livestock
JULY 30, 2012
In response to concerns over antibiotic-resistant bacteria, the Agricultural Research Service has developed methods to improve and protect health and food safety.
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Groups Urge FDA Not to Appeal Court's Decision on Antibiotics
JULY 20, 2012
Public concern grows that antibiotic resistance among foodborne pathogens and other bacteria.
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Netherlands Cuts Antibiotic Use by 50% and Improves Cow Environment
JULY 20, 2012
Holland is on target to reduce its antibiotic use across the livestock sector by 50% by next year, but how are they driving a reduction in dairy herds?
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Battle Over Genetically Engineered Food Heading to Voters
JULY 20, 2012
Will California become the first state in the country to require the labeling of GMO foods?
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EPA Ducks Responsibility to Gather Information on CAFOs
JULY 20, 2012
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that it is withdrawing a proposed Clean Water Act regulation that would have required Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) to...
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US Apple Stands Firm on Preventing U.S. Distribution of 'Arctic' Apple
JULY 20, 2012
A regulatory proposal pending before the USDA looks to fully deregulate the GMO
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Experts Weigh in on Undercover Video of Hog Farm
JULY 19, 2012
Panel says animals in undercover video are "well taken care of."
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US Not #1 in Food Safety Worldwide
JULY 19, 2012
Despite ongoing outbreaks of foodborne illness, US is among the top three countries in food quality and safety.
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Livestock Dealer Enters Consent Decree on Drug Residues in Cows
JULY 19, 2012
FDA files complaint agains Wisconsin livestock company for failing to maintain adequate animal treatment records.
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Titans' Linebacker to Address Congress on Antibiotics Use in Animals
JULY 19, 2012
Will Witherspoon will testify in support of PATMA, which will phase out antibiotic use on healthy livestock.
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Public Outpouring Calling on FDA to Stop Misuse of Antibiotics on Livestock
JULY 19, 2012
Over two hundred thousand Americans have written to the FDA to demand a better solution for antibiotic misuse in livestock.
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AFBF Says FDA's Antibiotic Proposals Based on Theory
JULY 19, 2012
The American Farm Beureau Federation cites lack of data to support limiting antibiotic use in livestock
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House Panel Advances Bill That Accelerates Biotech Crop Reviews
JULY 19, 2012
Bill provisions would limit the ability of USDA to consider most environment laws in determining safety of GE crops.
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That Fresh Look, Genetically Buffed
JULY 19, 2012
A small company tries to market genetically engineered apple that doesn't brown
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Consumers Not Ready for Genetically Modified Apple, Survey Suggests
JULY 19, 2012
Recent survey shows consumers' concern about GM foods
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How Your Chicken Dinner Is Creating a Drug-Resistant Superbug
JULY 12, 2012
Continuing to treat urinary tract infections as a short-term, routine ailment rather than a long-term food safety issue risks turning the responsible bacteria into a major health crisis.
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Resistance to Antibiotics is Becoming a Crisis
JULY 12, 2012
One of the great medical advances of the last century, the invention of antibiotics, is at risk of being lost.
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Can Eating Chicken Give You a Bladder Infenction?
JULY 12, 2012
The amount of chronic diseases, like fibromyalgia and type 2 diabetes, as well as antibiotic resistant bacteria that we are seeing in our population may have links to some of the foods we are...
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Poultry Industry Pokes Holes in ABC News Report
JULY 12, 2012
National Chicken Council, scientists say that ABC News report linking E. coli-containing chicken to UTIs is misleading
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Chefs Partner with Pew Against Antibiotics Use in Meat Production
JULY 12, 2012
Chef’s Collaborative has partnered with Pew Charitable Trusts on a letter-writing campaign to reduce antibiotics use in food animals.
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'Mad Cow Disease' in Cattle Can Spread Widely in Autonomic Nervous System
JULY 10, 2012
A new study in The American Journal of Pathology shows us more about disease process of BSE
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Survey Reveals Lack of Transparency on Antibiotic Use In Our Food
JULY 10, 2012
Congresswoman Louise Slaughter of New York releases survey results of over 60 food companies
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Antibiotic-Free Meat and Poultry Score High in Consumer Reports Survey
JULY 10, 2012
Consumer Reports poll shows shoppers want antibiotic-free meat
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Rep. Slaughter Releases Survey Results on Antibiotics in Food
JULY 06, 2012
Survey shows that majority of food companies feed antibiotics to healthy food animals
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USDA to Ramp Up Drug Residue Testing for Meat and Poultry
JULY 06, 2012
For years USDA focus has been on microbiological contamination, but much less attention has been paid to drug and chemical contamination in the food supply.
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Campaign to Reduce Antibiotic Use in Animal Ag Comes Under Fire
JULY 06, 2012
A coalition of agricultural groups sends letter to Congress criticizing Meat Without Drugs campaign
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Carl's Jr., Hardee's Parent CKE to Nix Cramped Pig Crates by 2022
JULY 06, 2012
Carl's Jr. and Hardee's parent CKE Restaurants Inc. joins the pig rights parade
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Diseases from Animals Kill Millions of People, Study Shows
JULY 06, 2012
Exploding global demand for livestock products is likely to fuel the spread of a wide range of human-animal infectious diseases
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More and More Americans Want Their Meat Raised Without Antibiotics
JULY 05, 2012
A poll recently released by Consumer Reports shows the majority of Americans want antibiotic-free meat
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Lucas and Peterson Release House Farm Bill
JULY 05, 2012
The FARRM bill aims to save taxpayers money, reduce the deficit and streamline or repeal outdated policies.
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The Kindest Cut of Meat is Ground
JULY 05, 2012
Ground meat deserves a respected place at the table, but not all ground meat is created equal.
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The Masterminds Behind the Phony Anti-Soda Tax Coalitions
JULY 05, 2012
The American Beverage Association pushes back agains soda ban with astroturf organizations
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Meat and 'Superbugs'
JULY 03, 2012
Important things to consider when buying meat at the grocery store
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USDA Makes Progress on Alternatives to Antibiotics
JULY 03, 2012
Sodium chlorate, used in farming for over 100 years, may provide a healthy alternative to antibiotics in livestock
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Soda Makers Begin Their Push Against New York Ban
JULY 03, 2012
Meeting with mayoral candidates and council members, lobbyists from big soda companies push back at the soda ban
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As July 4 Approaches, Slaughter Reveals "What's in the Beef"
JULY 03, 2012
Food industry survey educates consumers and confirms the urgent need for reform
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Free Trade Ruling Could Nix Country-of-Origin Labels on Meat
JULY 03, 2012
Do you know where your beef comes from?
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Chicken Plant Whistleblower to Receive $50,000 After Termination
JULY 03, 2012
Employee is protected by Federal Water Pollution Control Act's whistleblower provision
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Monsanto Profit Tops Estimates as Farmers Buy More Corn
JUNE 29, 2012
Sales of corn seed and genetic licenses to farmers is on the rise
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Unlike Chicken and Pork, Beef Still Begins With Small Family Ranches
JUNE 29, 2012
Unlike other meat production, the cattle industry is built on a foundation of mom-and-pop ranches
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The Triumph of the Family Farm
JUNE 29, 2012
Farming is in the midst of a startling renaissance - one that holds lessons for America's economic future
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Pig Out
JUNE 29, 2012
We must address the worldwide issue of antibiotics in livestock before it's too late
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A Mediocre Farm Bill
JUNE 28, 2012
Unpacking the new farm bill - what does it really change?
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FDA Bill Goes After 'Super Bugs,' Corker's Influence
JUNE 28, 2012
The GAIN Act takes aim at superbugs
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The Making of Meat-Eating America
JUNE 28, 2012
NPR explores why America is one the world's largest meat consumers
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Netherlands Reports Declining Antibiotics Use in Livestock Farming
JUNE 28, 2012
The Netherlands achieves their goal of reducing antobiotics in farming
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Kid's Cereals Are Healthier, Ads Aren't: Study
JUNE 25, 2012
U.S. food companies are aiming ads for their unhealthiest products at children.
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Coke to Enter Myanmar For the First Time in 60 Years
JUNE 25, 2012
Coca-Cola will sell its products in Myanmar after suspension of US investment sanctions.
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GM Crop Trouble as Pests Adapt
JUNE 22, 2012
Pests are developing a resistance to genetically modified crops.
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AMA: Trust But Verify Genetically Modified Foods
JUNE 22, 2012
The AMA takes a double-sided approach to GM foods
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Antibiotic-Free Meat Map Launched for Consumers
JUNE 22, 2012
Real Time Farms launched a crowd-sourced map for Fix Antibiotics
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Meat Without Drugs Calls For Trader Joe's to Go Antibiotic Free
JUNE 21, 2012
New campaign urges Trader Joe's to stock only antibiotic free meat
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Meat Without Drugs
JUNE 21, 2012
The movement to end the irresponsible use of antibiotics by factory farms continues to gain momentum
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Report: Consumers Demand Drug-Free Meat
JUNE 20, 2012
Survey shows more consumers want drug-free meat
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Consumer Reports Scrutinizes Antibiotic Use in Food Production
JUNE 20, 2012
Consumer Reports launches campaign that focuses on antibiotics in food.
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Consumer Reports: Avoiding Antibiotics in Meat
JUNE 20, 2012
Consumer Reports discusses antibiotics in meat, superbugs
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Your Meat on Drugs: Will Grocery Stores Cut Out Antibiotics?
JUNE 20, 2012
Consumers Union looks to grocery stores to change their ways.
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People Want to Eat Meat Raised Without Excessive Antibiotics. Wouldn't You?
JUNE 20, 2012
Consumer Reports focuses on consumer concern about antibiotics in meat
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The Campaign to Fix Food and Fix Antibiotics
JUNE 20, 2012
A coalition of food advocacy groups launches new video and campaign for Meat Without Drugs
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Clip of the Day: Why We Need Meat Without Drugs
JUNE 20, 2012
Are you surprised to learn how many antibiotics are used in farming?
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Fire Retardants in Food
JUNE 19, 2012
A new study has found fire retardants in an unexpected place: your food.
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The Hidden Cost of the Farm Bill
JUNE 19, 2012
See the costs obscured by the farm bill's $500 billion price tag
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Crop Insurance Program Gets Closer Look
JUNE 19, 2012
A look at how crop insurance can affect farming and taxpayers.
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Genetic engineering labeling: Overdue or overkill?
JUNE 15, 2012
On November 6, the California state ballot will include a vote on labeling.
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Sanders Calls For GMO Labeling Amendment To Farm Bill
JUNE 14, 2012
Senator Bernie Sanders is urging his colleagues to allow individual states to require the labeling of all genetically engineered foods. Sanders' proposal is one of more than 80 amendments to the new...
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DuPont Profit Tops Estimates As Weather Helps Agriculture
APRIL 19, 2012
Sales of GM seeds, boosted by warm weather, increase DuPont's first quarter earnings.
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Dow, Monsanto Herbicide-Tolerant Crops Need US Study
APRIL 18, 2012
A coalition of vegetable growers are concerned about potential damage of herbicide-tolerant crops
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GMO Labels for Products Coming
APRIL 18, 2012
Animal products from GMO-fed animals will be labeled, says Agriculture Minister Mehdi Eker
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Farmers Must Spend More on Herbicides as Effectiveness Fades
APRIL 16, 2012
A decrease in the efficacy of modern herbicides forces farmers a step back.
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Who Sways USDA on GMO Approvals?
APRIL 09, 2012
How regulatory agencies are influenced to aid the companies they regulate
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Less Than One Month to Comment on Corn Resistant to Agent Orange Herbicide 2,4-D
APRIL 05, 2012
The USDA is deciding whether or not to approve new GE corn from Dow Chemical.
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Monsanto's Earnings Rise 19%
APRIL 04, 2012
Producer of GE seeds and herbicides, sees increase in second-quarter earnings
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Bill Would Require Labels on Genetically Engineered Crops
APRIL 04, 2012
Minnesota lawmakers demand labeling of GMO foods in their state.
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Death knell may sound for Canada's GMO pigs
APRIL 03, 2012
Key backers of Canada's Enviropig project withdrew their support for the controversial engineered animal.
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Genetically modified spider goats stir up debate at farm
MARCH 30, 2012
A scientific study that involves a group of goats containing spider DNA are prompting some people to question the ethics involved in the project.
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FDA finally responds to GMO-labeling campaign
MARCH 29, 2012
The anti-climactic response was essentially: We've made no decision and require more time.
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Trials start of GM wheat that terrifies aphids
MARCH 29, 2012
Field trials are under way in England of a genetically modified (GM) wheat.
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Consumer groups seek labeling of GMO foods
MARCH 28, 2012
Critics of genetically modified crops are making new demands for government mandated labeling
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Record-breaking One Million Americans Tell FDA: We Have a Right to Know What’s in Our Food
MARCH 27, 2012
The Just Label It (JLI) Campaign announced today that a record-breaking one million Americans of all political persuasions have called on the FDA to label genetically engineered (GE) foods.
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GMO food labeling: Resistance is useless
MARCH 26, 2012
Something you will not hear any large retailer or produce marketer say: Government-mandated labeling of genetically modified fruits and vegetables is not needed.
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Labels for altered foods win backing in Conn.
MARCH 22, 2012
A legislative committee overwhelmingly backed a measure promoted as giving consumers more information while avoiding the debate over health concerns.
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Glow in the dark sushi made from genetically modified fish
MARCH 21, 2012
Glow in the dark sushi made from genetically modified fish becomes the latest food craze to hit America
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'Non!': France Bans Monsanto's Genetically Modified Corn
MARCH 21, 2012
French PM said decision was
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What You Should Know About the Company Pushing Genetically Engineered Salmon on Consumers
MARCH 21, 2012
If approved AquAdvantage would be the first GE animal greenlighted for human consumption.
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Study ties GMO corn, soybeans to butterfly losses
MARCH 17, 2012
Herbicide-resistant crops can withstand Roundup, which kills monarchs' preferred nesting plant.
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Monsanto plans tests of first USDA-approved corn genetically engineered to deal with drought
MARCH 16, 2012
Seed giant Monsanto Co. plans large-scale tests this year of the first government-approved biotech crop developed to deal with drought.
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Congress gets involved with genetically engineered labeling
MARCH 14, 2012
55 representatives and senators sign their names in support of a petition that asks the FDA to label genetically engineered or GE foods.
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Californian campaign pushes for labeling of GM food
MARCH 12, 2012
Momentum gathers for ballot initiative that hopes to force labelling of genetically-modified ingredients – and could prompt a nationwide change in the US
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Monsanto, Dow Gene-Modified Crops to Get Faster U.S. Reviews
MARCH 09, 2012
Monsanto Co. (MON) and Dow Chemical Co. (DOW) will get speedier government reviews for some of their newest genetically modified crops
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Label Genetically Engineered Food
MARCH 06, 2012
Join the Boxer-DeFazio letter in support of labeling!
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Monsanto vows $93M to Nitro residents
MARCH 06, 2012
Medical tests, house cleanup part of class-action settlement
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Genetically modified labeling is topic of petition
MARCH 04, 2012
Nutrition and public policy expert Marion Nestle answers readers' questions in this monthly column written exclusively for The Chronicle. E-mail your questions to food@sfchronicle.com, with
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Sign the Petition in Support of Mandatory Labels for GMOs
MARCH 01, 2012
Our food supply could soon face a new wave of chemicals if a current request before the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is approved.
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Genetically engineered salmon facing fierce opposition
FEBRUARY 20, 2012
AquaBounty Technologies, a Waltham company that has created a genetically engineered Atlantic salmon, is treading water while it waits for the Food and Drug Administration to decide whether it can...
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GreenSpace: Labeling the modified foods
FEBRUARY 20, 2012
Industry, consumers dispute requiring information on genetic altering.
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Farmers Sue Monsanto Over GMO Patents
FEBRUARY 09, 2012
Biotech giant Monsanto has been in the news quite a bit lately, though probably not in ways it would like to be.
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Dow and Monsanto Team Up on the Mother of All Herbicide Marketing Plans
JANUARY 25, 2012
During the late December media lull, the USDA didn't satisfy itself with green-lighting Monsanto's useless, PR-centric
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