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Forum: The Politics of Food Yesterday, 08:57 AM
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Posted By bunkie
Re: CR: Food labeling for GMO's

I don't know either Nastarana.

Did you see there's a lawsuit...

A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Xochitl (So Shee) Inc. for allegedly falsely advertising various flavors of corn...
Forum: The Politics of Food Yesterday, 08:09 AM
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Posted By bunkie
Big Soda Is Totally Freaking Out About This Local Ordinance

Big Soda Is Totally Freaking Out About This Local Ordinance

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/10/berkeley-measure-d-soda-tax-advertising-sugar

In a couple of weeks, residents of...
Forum: The Politics of Food October 18th, 2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 333
Posted By bunkie
Re: CR: Food labeling for GMO's

I agree Nastarana....that's a hundred percent way!;)

I was reading an interesting discussion about how seeds to be purchased by farmers are labeled GM, so why not the same label for consumer food...
Forum: The Politics of Food October 18th, 2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By bunkie
Re: Syngenta Destroys US Corn Sales to China

It appeared to me that Syngenta knew it had not been approved in China. Therefore, they shouldn't have been selling a product to farmers without thoroughly disclosing to them, in advance, that it...
Forum: The Politics of Food October 18th, 2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By bunkie
Re: Widespread Glyphosate Contamination in the US

I saw and purchased this radish for a ground crop trial here, in Nichol's when it was on sale awhile ago...

Soil Buster Daikon Radish...
Forum: The Politics of Food October 17th, 2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,021
Posted By bunkie
Re: Venezuela, Food Sovereignty and agroecology

And Venezuela takes another step forward...

Planting the People's Seed Law in Venezuela

http://venezuelanalysis.com/analysis/10966?mc_cid=17eec7e186&mc_eid=34f7b485db

The battle against...
Forum: The Politics of Food October 17th, 2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 81
Posted By bunkie
Whole Foods Will Start Ranking Fruits And Vegetables Based On Farming Practices

Interesting...

Whole Foods Will Start Ranking Fruits And Vegetables Based On Farming Practices
...
Forum: The Politics of Food October 17th, 2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 441
Posted By bunkie
Re: Syngenta Destroys US Corn Sales to China

That's how I interpreted it Ohio. Same in Nastarana's link.
Forum: The Politics of Food October 16th, 2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By bunkie
Re: Pesticides Poison US Streams and rivers

This is a great article with lots of info. Fritz posted it elsewhere and it was deleted. Perhaps it'll fit here...

World’s Largest Aquaponics Project, in China’s Third Largest Aquaculture Lake
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Forum: The Politics of Food October 16th, 2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,193
Posted By bunkie
Re: %% members of Congress Sing GMO labeling Letter

That was a great link with lots of great info Fritz! Will post it over on the polluting streams thread.
Forum: The Politics of Food October 16th, 2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 77
Posted By bunkie
World Food Day 2014 Toasts Family Farmers

World Food Day 2014 Toasts Family Farmers

http://foodtank.com/news/2014/10/world-food-day-2014-toasts-family-farmers

Today, the world puts 500 million family farmers in the spotlight in...
Forum: The Politics of Food October 15th, 2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By bunkie
Re: Widespread Glyphosate Contamination in the US

I liked Rory's comment..."Quite simply it should be banned and its producers should be charged as perpetrators of human rights abuses."
Forum: The Politics of Food October 15th, 2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 257
Posted By bunkie
Re: Food Vending?

It's happening in Germany, too...

http://www.foodurbanism.org/farm-fresh-foods-in-vending-machines/

And New York, Vermont, Illinois and California are experimenting with the idea...
...
Forum: The Politics of Food October 15th, 2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 607
Posted By bunkie
Re: Food islands

I remember reading about the water situation back then being a major reason for the drinking of alcohol.

I'm wondering if the 'food islands' would be like what we call 'food forests' today.
Forum: The Politics of Food October 15th, 2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,193
Posted By bunkie
Re: %% members of Congress Sing GMO labeling Letter

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Wow....cleaned the water within a three week span is pretty impressive!
Forum: The Politics of Food September 27th, 2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,244
Posted By bunkie
Re: UN: Only Small Sustainable Farms can Feed the World

I don't think TSW is contradicting themselves. To make revenue just to pay your bills is not like making money for profit, imo, and that's what I understood they were talking about.
Forum: The Politics of Food September 27th, 2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 624
Posted By bunkie
Forum: The Politics of Food September 27th, 2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 276
Posted By bunkie
Re: Mystery of Runaway Biotech Wheat Called Unsolvable as New Incident is Reported

That's interesting Ohio. So both sightings were at the same time, same years, 2000 to 2003? Strange noone has posted about the Montana situation. I wonder if the same result, no answer, will happen...
Forum: The Politics of Food September 26th, 2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 437
Posted By bunkie
Re: Pesticides Poison US Streams and rivers

It says in the second paragraph that it's a 'part' of the continuing survey.



Even if it is a small sampling of streams, it bears witness to the possibilities that are happening in the many...
Forum: The Politics of Food September 26th, 2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By bunkie
Re: Saving US Citrus w/out GMO's

I like the polyculture idea, and the fruits you named Nastarana.
Forum: The Politics of Food September 26th, 2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,244
Posted By bunkie
Re: UN: Only Small Sustainable Farms can Feed the World

And the two links I posted ewre from real Cubans!!!



It's been worked on since 2008. It is a slow venture as many things are in all countries.



If you had read the links, they had nothing...
Forum: The Politics of Food September 26th, 2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 624
Posted By bunkie
Re: How Wall Street's Robber Barons Are Exploiting America's Farmers

Because you are assuming and accusing for not.



Sweet.:rolleyes:



I don't know why you wouldn't have googled it. I did. And it was not a waste iof time....2 seconds!
Forum: The Politics of Food September 26th, 2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,244
Posted By bunkie
Re: UN: Only Small Sustainable Farms can Feed the World

I think not.



And they're working on it as they did in 2008.



And I gave a couple examples of how they're trying to remedy that.
Forum: The Politics of Food September 26th, 2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 624
Posted By bunkie
Re: How Wall Street's Robber Barons Are Exploiting America's Farmers

How rude.

Strange Ohio, those here that complain constantly about certain posters who can't do their own research have trouble finding links you missed. Took me two seconds to find the link to...
Forum: The Politics of Food September 26th, 2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,244
Posted By bunkie
Re: UN: Only Small Sustainable Farms can Feed the World

Sure imp.:rolleyes: Looks a bit like our food stamp programs.

http://www.earthisland.org/journal/index.php/eij/article/growing_it_alone/
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