Native State Foods is partnering with Nebraska farmers who grow non-GMO purple corn for the company’s Pinole, an ancient power food first cultivated by the Aztecs in Mexico and Central America.
Native State Foods is partnering with Nebraska farmers who grow nonGMO purple

Purely (potent) Pinole uses non-GMO purple corn to pack the punch

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Dow Chemical is pushing a Trump administration open to scrapping regulations to ignore the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically threatened or endangered species. Dow Chemical wrote a $1 million check to help underwrite Trump's inaugural festivities, and its chairman and CEO, Andrew Liveris, heads a White House...
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AP Exclusive: Pesticide maker tries to kill risk study

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The Iowa State Daily student newspaper speaks out against the Iowa legislature’s decision to eliminate the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture. The editorial’s first words are “Have they lost their minds?” Well put.
The Iowa State Daily student newspaper speaks out against the Iowa legislatures

Editorial: Leopold Center gutting unfair to farmers

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Cornell Alliance for Science has launched an initiative in which “citizen scientists” are recruited to evaluate studies on the health risks of GM crops. Here’s why it’s meaningless.
Cornell Alliance for Science has launched an initiative in which citizen scientists

Why Cornell Alliance for Science’s GMO food safety evaluation is meaningless

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The FDA claims aspartame is safe but many studies link the sweetener to increased risks for certain cancers. When asked about aspartame, David Ludwig, an endocrinologist and professor of nutrition at Harvard Medical School says "Am I concerned? Absolutely. Would I drink the stuff? No way in hell."
The FDA claims aspartame is safe but many studies link the sweetener

The Story of How Fake Sugar Got Approved is Scary As Hell

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For 30 years, the Iowa-based Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture has been a leader in sustainable agriculture research and serves as an inspiration to sustainable agriculture work nationwide. Now in an act of callous shortsightedness, the Iowa legislature wants to eliminate it. If you live in Iowa, call Governor Branstad at 515-281-5211 and urge him to keep the Leopold Center open.
For 30 years the Iowabased Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture has been

Dear Iowa lawmakers: Leopold Center deserves recognition and respect

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Banana bread is one of those desserts you want more and more of after each bite but can’t because of all those grains and added sugar. That’s why you should try this no grains and no added sugar banana bread! You can toast it for breakfast, or simply eat it for dessert!
Banana bread is one of those desserts you want more and more

No Added Sugar, No Grains, Easy and Amazing Paleo Banana Bread

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Margie Koelling
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There are two “highly toxic” (non-organic) vegetables to be aware of that didn’t make the EWG’s ‘Dirty Dozen’ list this time around.
There are two highly toxic nonorganic vegetables to be aware of that

Two Vegetables Reported “Extraordinarily Toxic” Yet Not a Part of the New “Dirty Dozen” | AltHealthWorks.com

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Here you have arguably the greatest football player in NFL history touting the benefits of arugula and quinoa at a time when obesity and type-2 diabetes are at epidemic levels. That’s going to turn a lot of heads, and even stadium vendors are taking the hint. If Brady can do to our food system what he’s done for football, we’re looking at an incredibly healthy, delicious, and all-around...
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I Ate Like Tom Brady for Two Weeks and Now I Don’t Hate Him Anymore

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If you want your garden to be both beautiful and edible, here are 5 easy ways to get started.
If you want your garden to be both beautiful and edible here

Say Yes to This Gardening No-No for Amazing Results

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Whole Foods’ recent announcement that it would accept Nutrasource Diagnostics’ IGEN GMO testing program for use on dietary supplement products met with criticism from the Non-GMO Project, which said the program could mislead consumers.
Whole Foods recent announcement that it would accept Nutrasource Diagnostics IGEN GMO

Whole Foods’ acceptance of IGEN™ non-GMO certification for supplements criticized by Non-GMO Project

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Trust us, there is nothing better to enjoy any time of the year, than these homemade peanut butter cups made with just three ingredients.
Trust us there is nothing better to enjoy any time of the

3-Ingredient Homemade Peanut Butter Cups: Get in the Halloween Spirit

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6 label statements to pay attention to & 4 to ignore.
6 label statements to pay attention to 4 to ignore

Food Claims to Pay Attention to—and Which to Ignore | Reader's Digest

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From Australian organic farms to Cuban permaculture successes, here are 5 main lessons we can learn and use in our society.
From Australian organic farms to Cuban permaculture successes here are 5 main

5 Lessons on Organic Farming and Sustainability from Cuba That Everyone Should Know | AltHealthWorks.com

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Some University of Delaware students belong to Down to Earth Food Cooperative, a Newark community food collective. In return for weekly dinners, the group’s 72 members — who are both students and residents — spend at least five hours a semester working at Flying Plow Farm in Rising Sun, Maryland, and 10 hours contributing in other forms, such as cooking, cleaning or menu planning.
Some University of Delaware students belong to Down to Earth Food Cooperative

Unique food co-op turns UD students into farmers

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Cargill announced a new identity preservation programm for non-GMO crops and some new Non-GMO Project Verified ingredients. Cargill has done this very publicly, even tweeting, “We work closely with the #NonGMO Project & hope to have even more Cargill ingredients verified in the near future.”
Cargill announced a new identity preservation programm for nonGMO crops and some

Cargill strengthens its non-GMO supply chain

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While the new White House “budget blueprint” is low on details, it’s clear that some of the biggest cuts could have a direct impact on the food we eat and the people who produce it.
While the new White House budget blueprint is low on details its

Trump’s Budget Would Set Food System Progress Back Generations | Civil Eats

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Dow Chemical, whose CEO Andrew Liveris is a close adviser to President Donald Trump, is pressuring the administration to throw out a government risk study on several popular pesticides, the Associated Press reported.

The 10,000-page study found that the three pesticides under review—chlorpyrifos, diazinon and malathion—pose a risk to roughly 1,800 animals and plants protected under the...
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Dow Chemical whose CEO Andrew Liveris is a close adviser to President

Dow Chemical Pushes Trump Administration to Scrap Pesticide Study

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McKay Jenkins, who has written several books about environmentally related topics, is author of the new book, Food Fight: GMOs and the Future of the American Diet. Jenkins traveled throughout the U.S. interviewing scientists, farmers, and activists to get their perspectives on genetically modified farming and food.
McKay Jenkins who has written several books about environmentally related topics is

Environmental journalist wades into middle of GMO battle with Food Fight: GMOs and the Future of the American Diet

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