May

Parents win pesticide ban for Irvine, CA city property

The City Council of Irvine, California unanimously passed a resolution in February to stop spraying hazardous chemicals such as Roundup (glyphosate) and 2,4-D on public parks, playgrounds and streets—adopting an organic management policy instead. PTA officer Kathleen Hallal coordinated a team called Non Toxic Irvine that secured the ban. Hallal, mother to three boys with […]

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New movie thriller focuses on GMO food hazards

Consumed explores dark, complex world of genetically engineered foods

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Coyote Creek Farm: Helping to resolve the organic feed bottleneck

Healthy soil leads to healthy food and animals, leading to prosperous family farmers, a strong regional economy and food security—it’s a multiplier effect, beginning with the protozoa, nematodes and micro-arthropods turning decay back into life in the soil. Soil fertility’s link to health became Jerry Cunningham’s obsession, once he purchased Coyote Creek Farm near Austin, […]

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Emerging non-GMO feed market presents opportunities and challenges

The growing market for non-GMO verified meat, poultry, dairy, and egg products is increasing demand for non-GMO animal feed products. More feed suppliers are getting their products verified, but the new non-GMO feed market faces challenges such as oversupply and uncertain consumer demand.

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More major food companies switch to non-GMO ingredients

Del Monte, Nestlé, and Dannon join a growing list of major food companies to ditch genetically modified ingredients

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