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Blog/News (July 11, 2017) Now that Summer is in full swing, everyone is eager to whip up a light, refreshing meal. Fresh fruits and whole grains are a great way to fill up on good nutrients and cool down with a sweet treat. This Vanilla Almond Fig Granola Parfait recipe is…

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Blog/News (July 10, 2017) by Austin Wilson, Environmental Health Program Manager, As You Sow Rising use of glyphosate, the world’s most heavily applied herbicide, is putting the population at risk of significant health problems, according to a report recently released by As…

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Blog/News (July 10, 2017) Originally published by EcoWatch By The Center For Food Safety July 7, 2017 More than a quarter of a million people and 500 organizations submitted comments Wednesday rejecting the commercialization of ArborGen Inc.'s genetically engineered (GE)…

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Blog/News (July 10, 2017) Originally published by EcoWatch By Lorraine Chow June 28, 2017 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt met with Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris before deciding to reverse an earlier EPA decision to ban the company's…

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Blog/News (July 10, 2017) Originally published by the StarTribune By Bonnie Blodgett June 23, 2017 When Jesse McDougall and his wife, Cally, took over the Vermont farm Cally’s Aunt Edie had operated for decades, what they’d envisioned as a profitable business venture turned…

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Blog/News (July 5, 2017) Originally published by the Huffington Post by Paul D. Thacker June 6, 2017 The inspector general for the Environmental Protection Agency is initiating a probe into possible collusion between a former high-ranking EPA official and Monsanto, the…

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Blog/News (June 28, 2017) Originally published by Nikkei Aisan Review  by Kosei Fukao June 28, 2017 BASEL, Switzerland -- Swiss agrochemical giant Syngenta said on Tuesday it is now officially owned by the state-owned China National Chemical, or ChemChina. ChemChina Chairman…

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Blog/News (June 28, 2017) Originally published by The Guardian  By Damian Carrington June 22, 2017 Conservative politicians are trying to stop a complete EU ban on bee-harming pesticides, despite the new environment secretary Michael Gove’s statement earlier this week, in…

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Blog/News (June 28, 2017) Originally published by The Cordova Times By Margaret Bauman June 23, 2017 Two federal agencies charged with oversight of genetically engineered crops and animals are being urged by environmental, food safety and other entities to substantially…

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Blog/News (June 28, 2017) Originally published by NPR By Dan Charles June 23, 2017 Arkansas's pesticide regulators have stepped into the middle of an epic battle between weeds and chemicals, which has now morphed into a battle between farmers. Hundreds of farmers say their…