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DuPont Exploring Agricultural Deals With Syngenta, Dow Chemical

 The agro-giants dominate “Big Ag” and “Big Wildlife”, a coalition of universities, agencies, legislators and NGOs. Their destructive practices harm free markets, the environment, habitat, wildlife, and our society. Allowing the giants to grow larger makes this worse. Monopolies share … Continue reading

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Monsanto rips cancer agency’s Roundup takedown

In a separate statement Friday, Monsanto’s vice-president for global regulatory affairs, Philip Miller, called out the IARC report for excluding “the most relevant, scientific data” from the studies the group mined for its conclusions. “No new research or data… was … Continue reading

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5 resources that debunk the red meat and cancer link

Lumping red meat and processed meats with other cancer-causing agents like cigarettes seems like a huge leap. Yet, if accomplished, we could soon see our favorite protein being taxed like alcohol or tobacco. It wouldn’t surprise me a bit. But … Continue reading

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Feed vs. Food: Are Cattle Really Taking Food Out of Our Mouths?

The oft-quoted statistic that one-third of cereals are fed to livestock leads to the seemingly logical suggestion that meat consumption should be reduced in order to feed more people with grains. I was once asked in an (international) job interview, … Continue reading

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The beef industry carried a knife to a dietary guidelines gunfight

It was a recipe for disaster, and yet we stubbornly stood our ground, relying on sound science and hundreds of years of nutritional information to hopefully carry the day for us. Predictably, as when one takes a knife to a … Continue reading

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16 questions we bet Chipotle won’t answer

I think we need to continue to call out outfits like Chipotle on its hypocrisy and the fear mongering it uses to sell its products. “Hyprocrisy” and “fear mongering” border on fraud. Fraud is a “real crime” because, unlike the … Continue reading

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Colorado voters to weigh in on GMO food labeling

by lisa-baertlein via Canadian Cattlemaen Reuters — Colorado voters in November will have their say on a proposition that would require labels on foods that contain genetically modified ingredients (GMOs). Proponents of GMO labeling initiatives, who say they have the right … Continue reading

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#ChipotleLies

By Greg Henderson and Friends via Grazing the Net Remember the name Chris Arnold. After you’ve become sufficiently outraged by this story, Chris Arnold needs to hear from you. He’s thepropaganda communications director and “official spokesman” at Chipotle Mexican Grill. Chris bowsreports … Continue reading

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