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
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 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