Category Archives: Politics

The Hague Rules Against Monsanto

On Tuesday April 18th the five international judges of the Monsanto Tribunal presented their legal opinion. They have come to important conclusions, both on the conduct of Monsanto and on necessary developments in international law. The judges conclude that Monsanto … Continue reading

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Nanotechnology and Your Food

While nanotechnology and nanomaterials may be tiny, they have huge human and environmental health ramifications. A growing body of scientific research demonstrates that engineered nanoparticles pose threats to human health, raising concerns about their use in food and many other consumer … Continue reading

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Organic Consumers Association News

Our Co-op has succumbed to market forces in our little town. But I hope to keep the blog alive as there are so many things happening in the country and in the world, that affect our food supply.  Real information … Continue reading

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As Big Candy Ditches GMOs, Sugar Beet Farmers Hit A Sour Patch

Excerpted from  http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2016/05/12/477793556/as-big-candy-ditches-gmos-sugar-beet-farmers-hit-sour-patch   “….Just in the past two years, though, that’s changed. Many food companies have decided to label their products as non-GMO. And because practically all sugar beets in the U.S. are genetically modified, those food products are now using sugar derived … Continue reading

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News & talk radio advocating integrity in our global food source

From Food Integrity Now…Shamelessly lifted from Carol Grieve’s Food Integrity Now blog, in an effort to spread the word.  All the links below are accessible and will take you to the source. ~admin~ Revolution: Food Movie May 25, 2016 by Carol … Continue reading

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Our Day in Court!

This Tuesday, May 24th,  Community Rights Lane County was challenged in court by big corporate interests. CRLC has bern working for years to get an initiative on the ballot that would protect Lane County farmers, by giving residents the right to … Continue reading

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We need you!

Community Rights Lane County is fighting to maintain the local right to regulate the growing of GMO crops relative to their proximity to traditional crops. They have been working for years to maintain our local initiative rights.  Please come to the … Continue reading

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Make Your Voice Count

EPA Says Atrazine Likely Harming Most Animals, Plants in the U.S. Here’s an ugly revelation: The amount of the herbicide atrazine that’s released into the environment in the United States is likely harming most species of plants and animals, including … Continue reading

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Call To Action…Keep Our Air, Water, Soil and Humans Safe From Toxic Sprays

One down, one to go! Lincoln County Community Rights (LCCR) recieved the judge’s ruling on the first of two lawsuits by Peter Begren, a local forest owner, filed against Citizens for a Healthy County’s ordinance. The judge ruled that the ordinance is in compliance with Oregon … Continue reading

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Please Support the Local Community Food Rights Charter

A note from Michelle Holman about Lane County Local Food Rights: “Let’s protect our County’s local food system from GMO contamination. Lane County has a vibrant local food system that we need to protect.The Willamette Valley is one of the last five … Continue reading

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