Our soon-to-be president just signaled his approval of the Bayer-Monsanto merger - a merger that poses an imminent threat to farmers and consumers.
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Check out OCA International Director Ronnie Cummins’ new blog to learn why he believes we need a “political regeneration of hope, solidarity and cooperation” if we want to heal our planet: [ Orgcns.org Link ]
Time is running out to stop Monsanto’s back-room deal in Tucson, Arizona. Help Pima County residents preserve their farmland and health by signing up to phone residents about the seed giant’s plans to grow GMO test plots: [ Orgcns.org Link ]

ARIZONA: Help Tucson Stop Monsanto's Back-Room Deal!

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We are all one global community, which means, in order to successfully reverse climate change, we must acknowledge and unite all people, perspectives and solutions.
The beautiful colors of corn! #ProtectBiodiversity
Hurray for chickens!
“The next generation of Europe’s children are safe from toxic dental mercury,” said Charlie Brown, president of Consumers for Dental Choice. Click here to learn why the EU’s decision to ban amalgam fillings is so important and why more countries should do the same: [ Orgcns.org Link ]

Victory! European Union Bans Amalgam Fillings for Children and Pregnant or Nursing Women

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Did you know that Ben & Jerry's is one of the largest water polluters in Vermont? Or that its so-called “GMO-free” ingredients are derived from factory-farmed cows fed chemical-laced GMOs? TAKE ACTION! Tell Ben & Jerry’s it’s time they STOP greenwashing and go FULL organic! [ Orgcns.org Link ]
#ConsumerRevolution #DirtyDairy
New seed laws that protect corporate profits and corporate control of the food system promise to destroy biodiversity, farmers’ livelihoods and seed sharing traditions in Tanzania and many other developing countries: [ Orgcns.org Link ]
This new bill makes it easier for Big Pharma to bypass drug safety testing and fast-track experimental vaccines:

How Pharma Just Stole Your Tax Dollars

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In this excerpt from the upcoming documentary “Feeding Fairfield,” John Ikerd, professor emeritus of agricultural economics at the University of Missouri, explains why our current industrial food system is bad for our economy, the environment and for future generations: [ Vimeo.com Link ]

John Ikerd on the Hidden Costs of the Industrial Agricultural System

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Check out OCA International Director Ronnie Cummins’ new blog to learn why he believes we need a “political regeneration of hope, solidarity and cooperation” if we want to heal our planet: [ Orgcns.org Link ]
Great news! France has prohibited the use of pesticides in public “green spaces.” Learn more: [ Orgcns.org Link ]
Despite losing last year’s GMO-labeling battle, and enduring a grueling and divisive Presidential campaign, we approached our end-of-year fundraising with equal parts hope and uncertainly. Thanks to you, hope won out: [ Orgcns.org Link ]

Wow.

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We need a #ConsumerRevolution and we need it now. Join up with the Organic Consumers Association and Millions Against Monsanto to drive Roundup and other poisons off the market. Together we can begin to organize a food and political revolution that will move us toward a food, farming, and land use system that is not only healthy and just, but regenerative and climate-friendly as well: [...
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Let’s start the New Year on a healthy note by reflecting on some of the best health tips we learned in 2016! [ Orgcns.org Link ]