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The Senate on Tuesday passed a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s food-safety system, after tainted eggs, peanut butter and spinach sickened thousands and led major food makers to join consumer advocates in demanding stronger government oversight.
"Civil disobedience becomes a sacred duty when the state becomes lawless or corrupt." ~Mahatma Gandhi
“There’s a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious — makes you so sick at heart — that you can’t take part. You can’t even passively take part.
The Food and Drug Administration would have to step up inspections of food plants under legislation the Senate is expected to pass this week. The bill gives the FDA authority to order a recall of tainted products. Today, the agency must negotiate wit
11-year-old Birke Baehr presents his take on a major source of our food -- far-away and less-than-picturesque industrial farms. Keeping farms out of sight promotes a rosy, unreal picture of big-box agriculture, he argues, as he outlines the case to g
Monsanto and the sponsors of S 510 are very serious about the patents on seeds that humans utilize to feed themselves. Farmers in Iraq and India have already experienced the full force of Monsanto...
The list of edible aphrodisiacs is fairly well-known. A few of them are chocolate, oysters, avocados and pomegranates. But less known are foods that stifle sexuality to the point of actually suppressing desire or the ability to perform with a partner
"If commodity prices plunge from the current levels and you think they're in a bubble, which I tend to think they are, there is risk" for agricultural banks, said a Rochdale Securities analyst. Grain prices are rising because of demand for grain-fed
There is a reason why I believe Monsanto to be one of the most evil companies on the planet, and this is in large part due to its activities relating to controlling food production through controlling the seeds to produce it. For nearly all of its hi
Desmarais said while soluble sodium fluoride has traditionally proved easy to dissolve and add to the water supply, in recent years he’s found that 40 percent of the product they’ve been buying will not dissolve, and he doesn’t know why. Desmarais
A Brazilian court has ordered McDonald's to pay a former franchise manager $17,500 because he gained 65 pounds while working there a dozen years.
The Baltimore City Health Department issued its first environmental citation for repeat violations of the city's trans fat ban. The Health Department issued Healthy Choice, a food facility in the 400 block of Lexington Street, a $100 fine on Thursday
The un-sandwich cuts the carbohydrates from bread, using vegetables, fresh coconut, tofu burgers, or fruit as bread replacement. Yet it adds color, taste and texture to your lifestyle. And you will be very surprised to find out how tasty this can be
Fixation with healthy eating can be sign of serious psychological disorder .... read story here.. http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2009/aug/16/orthorexia-mental-health-eating-disorderRead Letter