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Flint Water Crisis: 2 Petitions

February 2nd, 2016 | by Becky Striepe

The Flint Water Crisis is far from over. It's going to take time, money, and dedication to undo the damage done to this Michigan town. The people of Flint need all of us to stand up for their rights


GM Potatoes: Take Action

June 18th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

Earlier today, Chris listed the 10 most common GMO foods, and USDA is close to adding one more to that list: GM potatoes


Take Action: Tell Bayer to Stop Killing Bees!

February 5th, 2013 | by Becky Striepe

Even if you don't eat honey, bees are a critical part of your food supply. Pollinators like bees are a critical part of the life cycle for almost 1/3 of our food crops and 90 percent of wild plants. Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) has been a mystery for many years, but the more researchers dive into what's killing off bee populations, the more signs point to one thing: pesticides.


Coming Soon: GMO Apples?

September 6th, 2012 | by Becky Striepe

The Canadian company Okanagan Specialty Fruits is looking to start selling GMO apples in the


Keep Pink Slime Out of Burgers (Petition)

June 28th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

We've talked about so-called "pink slime" around here before, and now there's a petition targeting the FDA asking them to ban the stuff. In case you're not familiar with pink slim or "Boneless Lean Beef," as it's known in the industry, here's a description from the petition



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