Browsing the "petition" Tag

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


New Pathogen, Livestock Reproductive Problems, Crop Failure, & Monsanto’s Roundup Ready® Crops {Take Action}

May 10th, 2011 | by Zachary Shahan

Internationally recognized plant pathologist Dr. Don Huber has found some things that we should really be concerned about, and they concern GMOs. He has spoken out about it, but the federal government isn't listening yet. Dr. Huber "wrote a letter to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack warning of the discovery of a new pathogen and a possible link between Roundup Ready® (GMO) corn and soybeans and severe reproductive problems in livestock as well as widespread crop failure" in January


Publix Resists Fair Trade for American Workers

March 1st, 2011 | by Heather Carr

“If there are some atrocities going on, it’s not our business. Maybe it’s something the government should get involved with.” When Publix spokesperson Dwaine Stevens said they couldn't get involved with labor issues over every product they sell, he probably didn't anticipate the groundswell of opposition that would follow



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