The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) today filed suit against Vermont-based Ben & Jerry’s Homemade, Inc., for deceptive labeling, marketing and sale of Unilever’s Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream products. The suit was filed in D.C. Superior Court un…Read more
How do you grow sunflower sprouts? Start your own seedlings without plastic pots? Should you save seeds? These are just a few of the questions people interested in homesteading ask themselve…Read more
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So-called “modern” food, produced through industrialized, chemical-intensive farming practices, is causing a host of chronic, hard-to-diagnose and hard-to-treat heal…Read more
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Congratulations to Stéphane Foucart and Stéphane Horel for winning the 2018 European Press Prize for their exceptional research in the The Monsanto Papers.
Foucart and Horel won the investigati…
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You’ve heard it said before: No Farms, No Food.
But let’s not forget: No Soil, No Farms.
A few years ago, the United Nations warned that on average, the world ha…
Handsome Brook Farm and the Organic Consumers Association (OCA) today announced that they have resolved a consumer-protection action OCA filed against Handsome Brook in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia on August 29, 2016, concerning Hands…Read more
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It’s been an eventful week in federal court in San Francisco as expert witnesses face off on the science surrounding glyphosate, the key active ingredient in Monsanto…Read more
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What happens when Monsanto doesn’t like what the World Health Organization (WHO) has to say about its flagship product, Roundup weedkiller?
The chemical company convinces …
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We’re only beginning to learn the importance of healthy gut bacteria to our overall health—and the relationship between healthy soil and …Read more
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Bugs—and farmers—are shaping the entire world.
That’s the message, or at least part of the message, Jonathan Lundgren delivered in his TEDxBrookings talk on regenerat…