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Uncertainty over a new US Farm Bill is likely over as the House of Representatives, in a bipartisan move, passed the Agricultural Act of 2014. The Senate still has to approve it but the bill is expected to pass through smoothly. An earlier version of this bill passed the Senate in 2012 but...
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How to Shop Smart and Buy Healthy Now that organic produce and healthier food options are more readily available than ever before, it has made grocery shopping that much more confusing in the process. With the availability to buy everything from out of season fruit to fair trade chocolate to T-shir...
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Posted by on in Earth Violators
Authorities have pulled 8,354 hog carcasses from a river that provides drinking water to Shanghai. Locals worry about contamination, but the municipal government has said repeatedly that tap water is safe. BEIJING — The number of dead pigs found in a Shanghai river that provides drinking water to t...
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Posted by on in Buy Local
IS INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE COOKING THE PLANET?DID YOU KNOW that our food system is a major contributor to global warming? The U.S. food system uses between 17-19% of the total energy supply in the country, (1)(2)(3)(4) contributing a significant amount of greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere ev...
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