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Meat, dairy and eggs from grass-fed animals has more omega-3 fatty acids than products from grain-fed animals. @learningandyearning / http://learningandyearning.com/animals-raised-on-pasture

The Benefits of Choosing Animals Raised on Pasture

Meat, dairy and eggs from grass-fed animals has more fatty acids than products from grain-fed animals. - worth a read, especially if you're still wondering what the fuss is over pasture raised animals.

Fed up with essentially begging for access to quality food, residents of this predominantly African-American and low-income neighborhood decided to open their own grocery store. More here: http://www.cornucopia.org/2014/11/years-without-grocery-store-neighbors-building-one-theyll/ #food #activism #humanhealth #localfood #localvore

Fed up with essentially begging for access to quality food, residents of this predominantly African-American and low-income neighborhood decided to open their own grocery store. More here: http://www.cornucopia.org/2014/11/years-without-grocery-store-neighbors-building-one-theyll/ #food #activism #humanhealth #localfood #localvore

Increasingly, massive industrial poultry and dairy facilities are obtaining organic certification. And there’s the rub. It strains all sense of credibility that these industrial confinement operations claim they meet the outdoor and pasture requirements embedded in the nation’s organic laws. More here: http://www.cornucopia.org/2015/01/industrial-poultry-dairy-operations-slide-organic-regulations/ #CAFOs #animalwelfare #organic #food #meatproduction

Increasingly, massive industrial poultry and dairy facilities are obtaining organic certification. And there’s the rub. It strains all sense of credibility that these industrial confinement operations claim they meet the outdoor and pasture requirements embedded in the nation’s organic laws. More here: http://www.cornucopia.org/2015/01/industrial-poultry-dairy-operations-slide-organic-regulations/ #CAFOs #animalwelfare #organic #food #meatproduction

The US on Friday approved the commercial planting of genetically engineered apples that are resistant to turning brown when sliced or bruised. More here: http://www.cornucopia.org/2015/02/g-m-o-apples-approved-growing-united-states #GMOs #GMApple #arcticapple The Cornucopia Institute

The US on Friday approved the commercial planting of genetically engineered apples that are resistant to turning brown when sliced or bruised. More here: http://www.cornucopia.org/2015/02/g-m-o-apples-approved-growing-united-states #GMOs #GMApple #arcticapple The Cornucopia Institute

Save Our Bees Please!!

Bumblebees Getting Stung Bad by Honeybee Sickness Wild bumblebees worldwide are in trouble, likely contracting deadly diseases from their commercialized honeybee cousins, a new study shows.

In a letter to the USDA’s Office of Inspector General, The Cornucopia Institute has requested an independent audit of the NOP, charging a multiplicity of illegal actions and inactions. The Wisconsin-based farm policy research group alleges that the NOP has failed to enforce the laws governing organic agriculture, thereby allowing multinational corporate agribusinesses to squeeze out family-scale farmers, compromising the integrity of the organic label.

Industry Watchdog Calls for Independent Investigation of USDA’s National Organic Program - Cornucopia Institute

When the phrase "Safety In Numbers" does not apply... say NO to factory farming.

FDA Food Safety Rules Threaten to Crush the Good Food Movement - Cornucopia Institute

Vegans are extreme?

So because I choose to live a plant based, cruelty free lifestyle, I’m the radical hippie for rejecting the slaughter and inhumane treatment of billions of animals? Not to mention, I must be.

Put the cows in the pasture with grass and sun. They don't deserve to be stuck in dank dark nasty conditions.. let them thrive

One of the reasons consumers are willing to pay premium prices for organic milk…

European Agency Warns Of Risk To Humans In Pesticides Tie To Bee Deaths. Read Here: http://www.cornucopia.org/2013/12/european-agency-warns-risk-humans-pesticides-tied-bee-deaths

European Agency Warns Of Risk To Humans In Pesticides Tie To Bee Deaths.

The US Food Sovereignty Alliance unveils A Preliminary Report on Seeds and Seeds Practices across the US in time for World Food Day and the presentation of the 2014 Food Sovereignty Prizes. More here: http://www.cornucopia.org/2014/09/seed-privatization-motivates-u-s-seed-savers #food #seeds #saveourseeds #seedsavers #foodsecurity

The US Food Sovereignty Alliance unveils A Preliminary Report on Seeds and Seeds Practices across the US in time for World Food Day and the presentation of the 2014 Food Sovereignty Prizes. More here: http://www.cornucopia.org/2014/09/seed-privatization-motivates-u-s-seed-savers #food #seeds #saveourseeds #seedsavers #foodsecurity

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