Earlier today, Chris listed the 10 most common GMO foods, and USDA is close to adding one more to that list: GM potatoes.
Next week, the California state legislature will vote on the California Homemade Food Act, AB 1616 (also known as the Cottage Food Bill) that allows for homemade production and sale of “non-hazardous foods.” The bill is being voted on next week, so please call or write today.
I’ve got some good news for all those who care about decent treatment of animals. Farm Sanctuary is hosting its first-ever National Conference to End Factory Farming: For Health, Environment and Farm Animals this year — October 27-29 in the Washington, D.C. area. Attend if you can!
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation is close to approving the use of methyl iodide in strawberry production. The toxic chemical is a soil fumigant, which means it would be [ … ]