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Blog/News (September 12, 2014) Originally published by Robyn O'Brien September 11, 2014Source article   The announcement that General Mills would acquire Annie's Homegrown sent the food world spinning. There was an allergic reaction, and within hours of sharing the news, Annie's…

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Blog/News (September 12, 2014) It is that time of year when we say a bittersweet goodbye to  summer and a warm hello to fall. With summer coming to a close it is just the right time to spend an afternoon picking fresh berries. You can search for a berry or fresh fruit farm nearby…

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Blog/News (September 11, 2014) By Todd Larsen, Green America's Director of Corporate Responsibility General Mills made big news this week with its $820 million purchase of Annie’s – the beloved natural and organic food company with the cute bunny logo. Outrage is the main…

Blog/News (September 11, 2014) Susan Levin is a vegan nutritionist and an avid runner. by Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., C.S.S.D A quick Google search of “vegan athletes” generates over 3.8 million hits, up 2 million since spring of this year. The New York Times alone has over 800…

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Blog/News (September 11, 2014) Originally published by Thanh Nien News By An Dien September 11, 2014Source article  Corn plants grow in a greenhouse at the Monsanto Chesterfield Village facility in Missouri, US. Photo credit: Bloomberg   Vietnam has green-lighted the cultivation…

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Blog/News (September 11, 2014) Julia Masters is a rising junior at the University of Michigan and worked in the Green America office as our Campaigns Intern for the Summer 2014 season. For her last entry on the GMO Inside blog, Julia describes her experience volunteering at an…

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Blog/News (September 9, 2014) Originally published by The New York Times By WILLIAM ALDEN September 8, 2014Source article   Annie's was founded in 1989 and went public in 2012.Credit Justin Sullivan/Getty Images[/caption]   Annie’s Homegrown, the organic food company known for…

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Blog/News (September 9, 2014) Julia Masters is a rising junior at the University of Michigan and worked in the Green America office as our Campaigns Intern for the Summer 2014 season. For one of her last entries on the GMO Inside blog, Julia explains the 10-Day Local Food…

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Blog/News (September 8, 2014) Originally published by Bloomberg BNA Monday, September 8, 2014 By Peter MenyaszSource article   Sept. 5 — Canadian beekeepers have filed a class action lawsuit against Bayer CropScience Inc. and Syngenta Canada Inc. claiming C$450 million ($414…

Blog/News (September 4, 2014) Jasmine Simon and Marjorie Simon-Meinefeld are two sisters who discovered through personal experience the joys and health and environmental benefits of eating vegan. As vegan chefs and certified plant-based nutritionists, the sisters know all sorts…