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Food News Stories 2013
07 February 13
Viral Gene in Genetically Engineered Foods Could Promote Disease
By Dr. Joseph Mercola, Mercola.com
Regulators Discover a Hidden Viral Gene in Commercial GMO Crops. Link to Reader Supported News
03 February 13
Kids’ Brains “Branded” with Fast-Food Logos
By Elizabeth Renter, News Report
If you think the millions that fast food restaurants spent on commercials don’t have a profound effect on our brains, you may be in for a surprise. It turns out their logos are having a serious impact on the brain—in particular, the brains of children. LInk: Nation of Change
01 March 13
What India Taught Me About How to End Hunger
By Frances Moore Lappe, Yes! Magazine
Back in the ’60s, Frances Moore Lappé realized that hunger is caused by a scarcity of democracy, not food. Then, a collective of courageous women farmers showed her how to change that. LInk: Reader Supported News
01March 13
Monsanto’s Patents on Life
By Katherine Paul, Ronnie Cummins
Organic Consumers Association
Why have we surrendered control over something so basic to human survival as seeds? Why have we bought into the biotech industry’s program, which pushes a few monoculture commodity crops, when history and science have proven that seed biodiversity is essential for growing crops capable of surviving severe climate conditions, such as drought and floods? LInk: Organic Consumers Association
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