Category Archives: Organic products

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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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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Organic Consumers/Glyphosate in Our Food

TOP NEWS OF THE WEEK Got Tested? You (Probably) Failed. If you participated in the glyphosate test project launched last year by The Detox Project (formerly Feed The World) and OCA, you probably failed. A staggering 93 percent of Americans … Continue reading

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Roots & Shoots ~ elsan

Maize (Zea mays)~ that which sustains life ~ The Corn Belt. Though I’ve driven across corn country dozens of times in my life, I’m still amazed and aghast by the acres and acres of cornfields growing in the states that … Continue reading

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Organic Bytes

ESSAY OF THE WEEK Save Our Soil Food Forward SOS: Save Our Soil For the first time in modern history, an entire year has been dedicated to dirt. The 68th United Nations General Assembly has declared 2015 the International Year … Continue reading

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The Trouble With the Genetically Modified Future

964NOV 16, 2014 6:03 PM EST By Mark Buchanan Like many people, I’ve long wondered about the safety of genetically modified organisms. They’ve become so ubiquitous that they account for about 80 percent of the corn grown in the U.S., … Continue reading

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A Genetically Altered Microbe

Who Made That Flavor? Maybe A Genetically Altered Microbe   For practically our whole history of cooking and eating, we’ve gotten our spices and most flavors (not to mention all the other basic nutrients that keep us alive) straight from plants. But researchers and … Continue reading

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Shooting Non-targets

Evaggelos Vallianatos Become a fan  Scholar; Author, “Poison Spring: The Secret History of Pollution and the EPA” Borrowed from the Huff Post I spent twenty-five years working for America’s Environmental Protection Agency. I found myself in an inferno of corruption — … Continue reading

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Why Wheat is Toxic

Sent via two friends.  Thank you Sarah, the Healthy Home Economist! The Real Reason Wheat is Toxic (it’s not the gluten) source: thehealthyhomeeconomist.com/real-reason-for-toxic-wheat-its-not-gluten/ The stories became far too frequent to ignore. Emails from folks with allergic or digestive issues to … Continue reading

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