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Tag: Organic

Obesity is a Killer at Large (Film)

Lately, it seems that turning on the TV means hearing about the threats that face our nation. Whether it is terrorism, war, or the economy, news media often tells us that America is a nation under attack. Assuredly, all of these things can be reasons for concern, yet a more hidden aggressor ought to cause us potentially more anxiety: obesity, especially childhood obesity.

Enforcement Hammer Falls on Giant Arizona Organic Factory Farm Dairy

An industrial-scale organic dairy, located south of Phoenix in the desert Southwest, is poised to lose its USDA organic certification. The enforcement action at Shamrock Farms is the result of a USDA investigation into organic livestock management practices that was triggered by a formal complaint from The Cornucopia Institute.

Monsanto Will Go Back To Court Over GMO Alfalfa

It’s not over yet. The Center for Food Safety has announced an immediate challenge to the USDA’s unregulated approval of Monsanto’s genetically-modified (GMO) alfalfa. Widespread GMO contamination of organic fields under the plan could lead to the end to our current system of organic food production.

Shopping Guide to Buying Organics

Let’s face it: buying organic can be pricey, and sometimes it’s just not in our budgets to buy everything organic. When you’ve got to be choosy, it helps to also [ … ]