New study out of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis found that women whose bodies have high levels of chemicals, including three pesticides, experience menopause two to four years earlier than women with lower levels of the chemicals. More here: http://www.cornucopia.org/2015/02/persistent-organic-pollutants-pesticides-linked-early-menopause #organic #menopause #womenshealth #food
Blacklisted: GMO Supporting Food Companies to Avoid
Blacklisted: GMO Supporting Food Companies to Avoid. Many of the products that seem so good are actually just subsidiaries of the companies that were most complicit in blocking GMO labeling. Some of the quietly owned subsidiaries may surprise you!
A new study shows that more than half the people in some developing countries could become newly at risk for malnutrition if crop-pollinating animals — like bees — continue to decline. More here: http://www.cornucopia.org/2015/02/pollinator-declines-millions-risk-malnutrition #savethebees #bees #saveourpollinators The Cornucopia Institute
Buy ORGANIC whenever possible. Some farms are spreading dried and heated human and industrial waste (sewage sludge, or “biosolids” ) as fertilizer on food crops. Food that is CERTIFIED USDA ORGANIC cannot be grown in sewage sludge.
Hear from two Kentucky salmon fishermen about why we must stand up and fight against genetically modified salmon.
What Killed Jack McCall? A California Farmer Dies and a Case Against Monsanto Takes Root
What is a Farmlette? A farmlette is a prior lawn that is converted into a food-producing plot at least 500 square feet in size, consisting of row crops grown directly in the ground. Farmlettes are home to a wide variety of veggies, but the main crops