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Genetically modified front lawns and the mass spraying of neighborhoods and playgrounds with RoundUp

(NaturalNews) Thanks to a recent admission by the USDA that it does not have the regulatory framework to even regulate GMOs, the world of biotech is set to unleash a tidal wave of genetically modified seeds upon the United States. This is the upshot of Scotts… Continue

Added by OmegaFarms on July 18, 2011 at 11:48am — 3 Comments

Department of Transportation Sets Sights on Farmers' and States' Rights

Written by Bob Confer   
Monday, 18 July 2011
  The federal government just can’t stay out of agriculture. From subsidy programs that decide winners and losers in the markets by favoring corporate farms over family farms to ethanol rules that…
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Added by OmegaFarms on July 18, 2011 at 11:08am — 5 Comments

Genetically Engineered Trees The Increasing Threat

 

Despite the severe warnings from scientists of the threat to wildlife, biodiversity and ecosystems, Canada continues to permit field tests of transgenetic forest trees. The fear is that these tests are just a prelude to the commercialization of GE trees, which could be catastrophic for the environment.



So far transgenic forest trees have only been marketed in China, but over 250 experimental releases of GE forest trees have been conducted… Continue

Added by OmegaFarms on July 18, 2011 at 8:30am — No Comments

USDA fines family up to four million dollars for selling bunny rabbits

Friday, May 20, 2011 by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer

(NaturalNews) When the Dollarhite family of Nixa, Mo., first started raising and selling bunnies as part of a lesson to teach their teenage son about responsibility and hard work, they had no idea they would eventually meet the heavy hand of the US Department of… Continue

Added by OmegaFarms on May 27, 2011 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Watermelons explode in China as farmers apply too many growth chemicals to their crops

(NaturalNews) Beyond melamine in the powdered milk and plastic in the rice, Chinese farmers have managed to achieve a little more food history with a new chemical monstrosity: Exploding watermelons.



This was accomplished by applying a chemical growth promoter to the melons. A day later, one farmer saw 180 watermelons explode. Other farmers lost up to two-thirds… Continue

Added by OmegaFarms on May 20, 2011 at 4:54pm — No Comments

Staph found in half of US meat, suggests antibiotic overuse

Risky forms of Staph bacteria are showing up in supermarkets at “unexpectedly high rates” and is raising the concerns of the U.S. meat and poultry industries.

Submitted by Roz Zurko on 2011-04-16

 

According to the Translational Genomics Research Institute in Phoenix, samples of meat and poultry taken nationwide…

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Added by OmegaFarms on April 22, 2011 at 8:11pm — No Comments

Blue Hill becomes third town in Maine to pass food freedom law

(NaturalNews) Within the past several months, numerous towns in Maine, and one in Vermont, have proposed or enacted food sovereignty laws that declare, plainly, that the federal government has no business telling citizens what food products they can and cannot buy or sell locally. Representing the… Continue

Added by OmegaFarms on April 22, 2011 at 12:44am — 1 Comment

FDA says you have no right to real food unless they give you permission first

(NaturalNews) In a response to a lawsuit filed by the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund (FTCLDF), the FDA has articulated its belief that there is no such thing as a right to health or to purchase or consume any given food.



The FTCLDF has sued the FDA for banning the interstate shipment or… Continue

Added by OmegaFarms on April 3, 2011 at 10:30pm — 1 Comment

Edmond Oklahoma Dumps Agenda 21 ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA

Person by person, town by town, county by county, opposition to ICLEI (ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability USA) and its Agenda 21 message is growing. Edmond, Oklahoma is following the example of municipalities around the nation as they formally discontinue participation in ICLEI and local efforts toward…

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Added by OmegaFarms on March 24, 2011 at 4:24pm — No Comments

Pennsylvania County Rejects Agenda 21

 T he Mercury, March 8, reported that Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, will be letting its membership in ICLEI (International Council of Local Environmental Initiatives), lapse due to constituent pressure and dislike for ICLEI’s message, Agenda 21.

 

Montgomery County commissioners learned what that meant at a recent…

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Added by OmegaFarms on March 24, 2011 at 4:21pm — No Comments

Small Town Rejects Federal Interference, Declares Food Sovereignty

As federal agencies like the Environmental Protection Agency and the Food and Drug Administration continue to enjoy vast regulatory overreach, a tiny town in Maine decided enough is enough. Approximately 100 residents of Sedgwick, Maine unanimously approved a so-called food sovereignty initiative at a March 5 town meeting, which will allow food producers in the…

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Added by OmegaFarms on March 24, 2011 at 4:06pm — 1 Comment

This is crunch time!

House May Block Food Safety Bill Over Senate Error

A food safety bill that has burned up precious days of the Senate’s lame-duck session appears headed back to the chamber because Democrats violated a constitutional provision requiring that tax provisions originate in the House.



By pre-empting the House’s tax-writing authority, Senate Democrats appear to have touched off a power… Continue

Added by OmegaFarms on December 1, 2010 at 12:33pm — No Comments

Senate Passes Overhaul of Food Safety Regulations (Roll Call..See The Votes Here)

Senate Roll Call

The legislation, which passed by a vote of 74 to 25, would greatly strengthen the…

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Added by OmegaFarms on November 30, 2010 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Lame Duck's Rotten Leftovers S510

November 27, 2010



Dear Friend of Liberty,



Just days after Thanksgiving, Senate statists will hold a series of critical votes on the War on Food bill this Monday, November 29.



Click here to get contact information for calling, faxing, and emailing your…
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Added by OmegaFarms on November 27, 2010 at 2:23pm — No Comments

USDA Watch

TAKE ACTION! KEEP DUPONT'S LAWYER OUT OF USDA



Starting with his choice for USDA Secretary, the pro-biotech former governor of Iowa, Tom Vilsack, President Obama has let Monsanto and the other pesticide and genetic engineering companies know they'll have plenty of friends and supporters within his administration.



The latest is Ramona Romero,… Continue

Added by OmegaFarms on November 18, 2010 at 11:03am — No Comments

HEADS UP!!!!! Lame Duck will be voted on this when Congress returns.

Backyard Gardens Illegal ?!?



[HR 875] & [S 425], The Food Police, Criminalizing Organic Farming… Continue

Added by OmegaFarms on November 14, 2010 at 4:53pm — 1 Comment

WHAT A LITTLE GEM THE CUCUMBER IS

1. Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need every day, just one cucumber contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Zinc.



2. Feeling tired in the afternoon, put down the caffeinated soda and pick up a cucumber. Cucumbers are a good source of B Vitamins and Carbohydrates that can provide that quick pick-me-up that can last for hours.



3. Tired of your… Continue

Added by OmegaFarms on October 21, 2010 at 6:55pm — No Comments

Seeing Red Over Blue Tomatoes?

http://www.khouse.org

from the October 05, 2010 eNews issue




While most of us have never bitten into a blue tomato, chances are we have eaten genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, as part of our daily diet. An estimated 70 percent of the food products sold in grocery stores come from plants…
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Added by OmegaFarms on October 19, 2010 at 2:31pm — 4 Comments

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