Category Archives: Health Issues

To Continue

July 18, 2017 It has been six weeks since checking in and I have no apologies.  Considering the horrendous news that our country is slowly turning toward a tyrannous autocracy, there have been many letters to write, petitions to sign, … 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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Top 12 Fruits And Vegetables Most Sprayed With Bone-Harming Dangerous Pesticides

The following is news letter excerpted from the SaveInstitute, Vivian Goldsmith’s Save Our Bones program: “Pesticide residue on conventional produce is a very real health hazard, adding to your body’s toxic load and undermining your bone-building efforts. However, some foods are … 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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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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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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Call Your Congress People to Oppose the DARK Act.

  Please call your Congressmen and women and tell them you oppose pre-empting state’s rights to regulate the labeling and production of GMO foods.  The DARK Act has recently been passed by the House of Representatives and is going before the … Continue reading

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