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How To Make Trader Joe’s Meat Better

Tell Trader Joe’s to stop selling meat that’s been given antibiotics. A new campaign by CALPIRG needs your help to make Trader Joe’s meat better by getting rid of meat that’s been given antibiotics. The consumer action group is concerned that antibiotic-resistant infections are on the rise and warnings from the medical community are going […]

July 10th

Take Action: Tell Bayer to Stop Killing Bees!

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.

February 5th

Keep Pink Slime Out of Burgers (Petition)

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…

June 28th

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

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.

May 10th

Publix Resists Fair Trade for American Workers

“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.

March 1st