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Congress, consumers battle over GMOs
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Rep wants to ban states and local gov'ts from requiring GMO labeling. [...]
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Food Fight! Congress, Consumers Battle Over GMOs
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Controversial bill would block state and local laws requiring the labeling genetically engineered foods. [...]
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Monsanto tops list of worst poison-pushing food companies that lie to consumers
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(NaturalNews) The modern American food supply is a tortuous minefield of synthetic additives, toxic flavoring agents and artificially engineered ingredients that are making people sick. And the following eight food corporations, rounded out by the world's most evil corporation Monsanto... [...]
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Massive Manipulation: "Real Producers and Consumers Don’t Appear to be Represented"
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By Mac SlavoIt’s been long reported that the money changers operating within the halls of our most hallowed and influential financial institutions have been manipulating everything from stocks and bonds to housing prices and commodities.While government regulators have completely ignored the machinations taking place, countless investigative reports and evidence submitted to the proper officials show that the games being played with billions, sometimes trillions, of d [...]
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New Study: 80% of Consumers Would Pay More for Non-GMO Foods
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Want more proof that Monsanto’s demise is imminent? In a recently published Nielsen study of 30,000 consumers, 80 percent of respondents said they would pay more for foods labeled “Non-GMO.” Do we really need more proof that people are turning their backs on biotech-altered poison crops? This doesn’t mean that people actually trust the ‘Non-GMO’ food label, and unless it has been verified, they shouldn’t. Even brands like Cherrios have stated that their product doesn’t contain [...]
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GMO Labeling: What’s Good for Consumers Is Good for Business
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What Consumers Should Know about Smart Meters
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SourceBy Catherine J. FrompovichWhen people talk about Smart Meters (SMs), often they just fumble around in most instances. One informed activist in Pennsylvania, Tom McCarey, was interviewed on an Allentown, PA, radio show the morning of April 30, 2015, and categorically laid out what’s going on with SMs. Not only is dirty electricity involved with SMs in Pennsylvania—as elsewhere—but there also are dirty politics going on too. For anyone concerned about SMs anywhere in the USA, or even [...]
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FDA contradicts official story about 'inert' homeopathy being ineffective, warns consumers to watch for side effects
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(NaturalNews) After repeatedly declaring that homeopathic remedies are just inert water and no better than a placebo, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has suddenly had a schizophrenic moment and decided that homeopathy is now imminently dangerous! That's right -- the same... [...]
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Pepsi drops aspartame from diet soda as consumers reject toxic sweetener
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(NaturalNews) After more than two decades of sweetening its sodas with aspartame -- a chemical sweetener that more and more consumers equate with a neurological poison -- PepsiCo has announced it's dropping the chemical and replacing it with sucralose.The dropping of aspartame... [...]
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FDA tries to destroy homeopathy – warns doctors, consumers to beware side effects of supposedly 'inert' products
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(NaturalNews) Despite the fact that people have turned to homeopathic remedies for hundreds of years and enjoy their health-boosting benefits to this day, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is coming down hard on such products, issuing safety alerts and encouraging people... [...]
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Big Food corporations adopt small business disguises to trick consumers
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(NaturalNews) Next time you're feeling good about yourself for choosing a local mom and pop eatery over a big chain restaurant like Olive Garden or Red Lobster, you may want to do a little leg work first. While smaller, independently owned restaurants are known for their locally sourced... [...]
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Smart Meter Information Consumers Should Know
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SourceCatherine J. FrompovichActivist PostOver the course of a year that my electric power company in suburban Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has been installing AMI Smart Meters on homes in my area, I have been able to keep one off my house by placing a “No Permission Granted to Install Smart Meter” sign on the meter along with a padlock on the meter latch. Early in February of 2015, I received what I perceived as a threatening letter to my health, safety, and well-being, that if I don’t giv [...]
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GMOs impact health of consumers, short-term trial shows; industry attempts to spin results, silence debate
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(NaturalNews) An animal feeding trial that European Union regulators are planning to use in forming future policy on genetically modified organisms (GMOs) has contradicted its own findings by claiming no adverse effects associated with Monsanto's MON810 GM corn and associated pesticides... [...]
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Consumers Boycott Kellogg’s GMOs, and Now Retailers Do Too!
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Championing consumers of the United States who refuse to eat GMO foods, Sunshine Natural Foods and Vitamins is boycotting Kellogg’s, including the Kashi brand which was touted as ‘organic’ by the company, but was exposed as fraud. Sure, it’s a small natural foods store in Grants Pass, Oregon, but it counts! Kellogg’s recently faced an enormous class-action lawsuit over Kashi and the fact that its products contains sugar which is not derived from ‘juice’ as they claim. In addition [...]
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Survival of the Fittest means non-GMO: Learn about food-conscious consumers and sustainable farms in America
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(NaturalNews) On a Page County farm in southwest Iowa, farmers have adjusted their crop methods to meet the demand of food-conscious consumers, and that demand is for non-GMO crops. A six-generation farm is switching over to non-GMO corn to cater to the more food-conscious markets... [...]
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Arctic Apples leaves Sour Taste for Consumers
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Smart Meters: What Consumers Can Do To Get Them Removed
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Catherine J. FrompovichActivist Post “…[B]y enabling two-way, real-time communications, smart meters can give customers the information they need to control their own energy use and reduce their electricity cost,” so said Jim Marston, a ‘smart meter’ supporter with the Environmental Defense Fund. [1] [CJF emphasis added] That, obviously, is only one part of the serious issues regarding electromagnetic energy technology known as ‘Smart Meters’. So, if SMs can communicate informatio [...]
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More Hotels, Businesses Going “Green” to Attract Consumers
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Sometimes big business can surprise you. While many hotels ignore public pressure to ‘go green,’ several establishments in and around Los Angeles, California, where one of the worst droughts in history rages on, are doing just that. Travel booking businesses are also promoting sustainability through recommendations of eco-friendly sites. The Intercontinental Los Angeles, for example, is removing ivy plants from the balconies of more than 361 rooms and replacing them with drought-resistant su [...]
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Meat industry uses chemical 'meat glue' to trick consumers into eating food scraps
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(NaturalNews) A white powder that glues together small scrap pieces of beef, lamb, chicken and fish is sold by the kilo and is considered to be the meat industry's "dirty little secret." This is not breaking news, as the industry has been at it for quite some time, but just how many... [...]
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Labeling GMO foods would cost consumers less than 1 cent per day, report says
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(NaturalNews) As suspected by many health food advocates who are pushing for GMO labeling laws in various states, the alarm that labeling GMOs would drastically increase food prices is bogus. But it works on the unthinking masses who don't really care enough about what they eat to... [...]
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Organic food consumers have a 21% lower risk of pre-eclampsia
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(NaturalNews) Pregnant women may be able to lower their risk of a potentially deadly complication known as pre-eclampsia by more than 20 percent simply by eating more organic vegetables, according to a study conducted by researchers from the National Institute for Consumer Research... [...]
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'Gluten-free' finally means gluten-free! FDA announces regulations to enforce label meaning but are consumers really being protected?
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(NaturalNews) An increasing number of people in the world today are becoming intolerant to gluten, which is a specific protein found in wheat, rye and barley. Sensitivity to the gluten protein now affects roughly 18 million Americans. This growing problem has given rise to an ever... [...]
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U.S. Consumers Avoiding GMOs, Buying Organics More than Ever
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The number of people actively seeking out non-genetically modified foods is higher than ever. A new report from the Organic Trade Association (OTA) says bypassing GMOs is the number one motivating factor when it comes to Americans seeking out and purchasing organic foods. And as aversion to GMO foods grow, organics are growing in popularity. The paper, U.S. Families’ Organic Attitudes and Beliefs 2014 Tracking Study, surveyed more than 1,200 households across the country, all with at least on [...]
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Lawmakers Push To Protect Consumers From Toxic BPA
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Consumers Across the Nation are Boycotting Kellogg’s Foods – Here’s Why
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Most health-conscious people don’t usually resort to eating non-food, and instead concentrate on eating whole, organic foods that don’t come from inside a big food manufacturer’s fancy package. Going further, many consumers are standing up for their right to eat healthy, and are boycotting Kellogg’s. Want to know why? Read on. Kellogg’s corn flakes and other food-like products that the company makes are full of Bt Corn. The EPA has registered Bt corn as a pesticide since the crop mak [...]
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Leaked Document from GMO Co. Misleads Consumers, Threatens to Sue Opposing States
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A document composed by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) containing purposefully misleading information and politically charged language is meant to sway lawmakers into rejecting GMO labeling laws at the state level. While both Maine and Connecticut have passed GMO labeling laws, they are contingent on four other surrounding states adopting similar laws before they can be put into action. Monsanto and other food manufacturers who use GMOs in their products are starting yet another prop [...]
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66% of consumers wrongly think “natural” means something
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When consumers see the word on meat or poultry, 70% think it means no growth hormones were used in the animals feed and 60% think the animals got no antibiotics or other drugs in their feed. from WTSP: Two-thirds of Americans think the world “natural” on the label of a packaged or processed food means it contains no artificial ingredients, pesticides or genetically engineered organisms, a survey released this week by the magazine Consumer Reports found. When consumers see the wor [...]
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GMO labeling an irreversible trend as more consumers demand clear labeling
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(NaturalNews) Big agribusiness and biotech companies don't want it, but increasingly Americans - and people in countries all over the world - want food products that contain genetically modified ingredients to be labeled as such.Calls for GMO labeling come amid a backdrop of consumer... [...]
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