~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ There is a looming public health crisis fueled by short-sighted greed of the factory farm industry. Seattle is poised to join the growing movement for sensible reform to stop anitbiotics misuse. Yet, vigilance is needed to compel Seattle City Council to take the right action. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Two million Americans are suffering from antibiotic […]
See also Killer Fact: 30-40 Percent of Health Care Spending in the U.S. Is Tied to Excess Sugar Consumption: And our political system does nothing but subsidize the problem. For the Love of Money “In my last year on Wall Street my bonus was $3.6 million — and I was angry because it wasn’t big […]
Monsanto is very powerful in Argentina. The people were going from intersection to intersection for a good long sit-in before proceeding to the next. The police were behaving themselves, moving ahead of the protesters, and closing the intersections ahead of the people. They were glad to hear about solidarity from Seattle.
Keith McHenry at Univ of WA – Dec. 6, 2013 talks about the history of Food Not Bombs
FDA moves to phase out trans fats from food, citing health concerns Put down that doughnut: FDA takes on trans fats F.D.A. Ruling Would All but Eliminate Trans Fats We wouldn’t want government helping people, would we?
Yesterday I again got a glossy flier in my mail box containing propaganda against I-522, Washington State’s initiative to require GMO food labeling. At the bottom of the flier, it says, “Top five contributors: Grocery Manufacturers Association, DuPont Pioneer, Dow AgroScience LLC, Monsanto Company, Bayer CropScience.” The flier contains an anti-I-522 quote by Ken Eikenberry. […]
All but 15 Republicans voted to cut foodstamps. See http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll476.xml All Democrats in the House voted against the bill. In Washington State, Republican reps Reichert, Hastings, and Rodgers voted to cut food stamps; Herrera Beutler did not vote. http://my.firedoglake.com/cranestation/2013/09/22/food-sunday-house-republicans-and-the-food-stamps-vote/
Yesterday I got a glossy flier in my mail box containing propaganda about I-522, Washington State’s initiative to require GMO food labeling. At the bottom of the flier, it says, “Top five contributors: Grocery Manufacturers Association, DuPont Pioneer, Dow AgroScience LLC, Monsanto Company, Bayer CropScience.” The No on 522 campaign’s website is http://factsabout522.com/. The Yes […]
Justice Begins with Seeds International Conference 2013 August 2nd & 3rd Featuring Dr. Vandana Shiva Seattle, Washington Seattle First Presbyterian Church, 1013 8th Avenue, Seattle WA 98104 MAP Conference Schedule Day One Day Two GMO Awareness Week Film Series GMO Speaker Training with Jeffrey Smith Register for Conference