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Crochet Star Stitch Tote

Crochet pattern for a jute twine tote with star stitch pattern. Picture tutorial and video available to make the instruction easy to follow.<p>819<p>11.1k

Cows are being fed chicken shit and the FDA has done nothing to stop it

<a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:NRCSOH07036_-_Ohio_%28717450%29%28NRCS_Photo_Gallery%29.tif">Scott Bauer, USDA Natural Resources …

Outsourcing Food Inspection Is Too Hard to Swallow

For generations, Americans have relied on public service workers to inspect the food we eat. In fact, one major concern of the recent government shutdown was that food inspectors would be furloughed, endangering or shutting down the food supply chain across the country.<p>American public institutions …

Chipotle considers lowering its beef standards

<b>(Reuters/Lucy Nicholson)</b><p>Updated: The chain announced that it is only considering serving meat that’s been treated with antibiotics<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>August 13, 2013 7:39pm (UTC)<p><i>Update: Chipotle has released a statement clarifying that it has not changed its standards for responsibly raised beef: "While</i> …

Deadly Listeria Outbreak May Be Linked to Cheese

A deadly listeria outbreak, which may be linked to specialty cheeses, has sickened four people and killed one, according to the U.S. Food and Drug …

Courts From Coast To Coast Address "Natural" In Food Labeling Class Actions

Food makers’ use of “natural” on product labels and advertisements continues to provide class action lawyers with litigation fodder. Such a case-by-case approach to determining what is and is not natural, we have argued previously, poorly serves consumers and producers. Recent judicial …

Monsanto doesn’t want you to know what you’re eating

<b>(Wikimedia/Achim Raschka)</b><p>The biotech industry is working to prevent mandatory labeling for foods with genetically engineered contents<p>Zack Kaldveer • Ronnie Cummins<p>April 23, 2013 8:15pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>The biotech industry, led by Monsanto, will soon descend on the …

The Latest McFib: “Our Food Is Healthy”

Last week, in what is yet another example of Big Food’s symbiotic relationship with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), McDonald’s Director …

The High Cost of Walmart's Cheap Pork

Do you think it's acceptable to cram an animal into a crate so small she can't even turn around, lie down comfortably, walk, run, play, or engage in other basic behaviors? Walmart does.<p>A Mercy For Animals undercover investigation released last spring provides a shocking look into blatant animal …

GM Salmon: Why You Should Care!

<i>UPDATE February 13: Following significant public pressure, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just announced that it is extending the public comment period for AquaBounty Technologies' application for AquAdvantage Salmon for a further 60 days. Originally slated to end on February 25, 2013,</i> …

Farmer Suicide, GMOs and Seed Saving

Our last video was a pretty montage of India, this week it gets a little more serious. We decided to cover the controversial topics of GMOs, farmer suicide and seed saving (not so controversial) in India. There has been a lot written about GMOs, pesticides, organic, etc., to the point that it's …

Animal Antibiotic Use Continues Upwards, FDA Keeps Blinders on

With legislation in 2008, Congress for the first time asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to collect and report to the public the overall sales of antibiotics used in food animals. February 6 marked the release of a third year's worth of data.<p>Penicillins and tetracyclines sold for animal …