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Don’t Put a Fork in It

Despite consumer opposition, the FDA is one step away from approving genetically engineered salmon. By Wenonah Hauter While most Americans were enjoying the holiday season or stressing out over the nation’s imminent leap off the so-called fiscal cliff, the Food

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Posted in Advocacy, Consumer Protection, FDA, FDA-Food & Drug Admin, Genetic-Modified Organisms, Genetically-Modified Foods

University Research, Sold Out

The energy industry and Big Agribusiness are distorting academic research by wielding corporate influence. — by Wenonah Hauter In 1862, the federal government created the land-grant university system to produce critical agricultural research. Since then, America has relied on these

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Posted in Agriculture, Climate, Education, Energy-Big Oil, Environment/EPA, FDA, Fracking, Health Issues, Pesticides

The Election Is Over, But Our Work Is Just Beginning

—by Wenonah Hauter, Food & Water Watch Last night, I and many others breathed a sigh of relief as voters rejected a vision for our country that would have taken our economy, environmental regulations and consumer protections back to the

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Posted in Energy, FDA, Fracking, Genetically-Modified Foods, Water

Under the Reading Lamp — 4/3/2012

BANKING When Bankers Rule the World David Korten, Op-Ed: “The tell-all defection of Greg Smith, a former Goldman Sachs executive, provided an insider’s view of the moral corruption of the Wall Street banks that control of much of America’s economy

Posted in BPA, Budget-Federal, Campaign Finance, Climate, Constitution, Debt-Deficit, Economy, Election-Reform, Energy, Energy-Big Oil, FDA, Federal Reserve, Genetically-Modified Foods, GMO Crops, Health Care, Interior-Natural Resources, Judiciary

Under the Reading Lamp — March 7, 2012

ANALYSIS: The End of Health Insurance as We Know It? Wendell Potter, News Report: Bertolini ticked off a number of reasons why providing basic health insurance to Americans was no longer viable — changes in demographics and the economy and,

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Posted in Education, End Corporate Personhood, Energy-Big Oil, FDA, Genetically-Modified Foods, GMO Crops, Gulf of Mexico, Housing Crisis, Income Inequality, Interior-Natural Resources, Keystone XL Pipeline, Occupy Wall Street, Primary Elections, Speculation, Tar Sands, Taxes
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