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Why I Didn’t Return Monsanto’s Phone Call     

Why I Didn’t Return Monsanto’s Phone Call

Published on December 16th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger


A few weeks ago, I received an email from a PR person identifying herself as writing on behalf of Monsanto, the multinational biotech company that’s so vilified, there’s an annual “March Against Monsanto” event... Read More



Last-Minute Gift Idea: Lentil Soup Mix

Published on December 16th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

This lentil soup mix was such a hit the year that I gave it out, that I've used it as gifts a few times since. It's simple to make a big batch, so these jars are a great last-minute gift idea, too... Read More

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Does recycling K-cups make them better?

Published on December 15th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe


Single-cup coffee is incredibly popular right now, but what happens to all of those single-use plastic pods? Does recycling K-cups make them less of an environmental problem... Read More


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Measure 92 Update: GMO Labeling in Oregon Fails by Narrow Margin

Published on December 12th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

Menu labeling may be coming soon, but unfortunately GMO labeling in Oregon isn't happening right now thanks to big money from big food. Monsanto, Dow, DuPont and other big food corporations spent $20 million to defeat Measure 92, Oregon's GMO labeling intiative, and it looks like their misinformation campaigns were effective. ... Read More



How to Eat Less for the Climate (and Your Health)

Published on December 11th, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

We all know how to eat less and why it’s better for our health. It’s as simple as not taking another bite of cake. Or twenty. But even though we know how to eat less, we don’t often do it, especially this time of year when sweets and treats abound. But eating less is not just an issue about our preserving our waistline and reducing our risks of becoming obese or developing diabetes. It may also help reduce our impact on climate change and food waste... Read More

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