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Jeff Deasy is president of American Feast.
USDA Fires Organic Farming Specialist for Expressing Opinions
Posted on: Jan 18, 2011, Source: AlterNet
He brought 20 years of experience in organic farming to his government service and he had played a key role in the development of the USDA's organic standards.
A Major Legal Victory in the Fight for Hormone-Free Milk
Posted on: Oct 19, 2010, Source: AlterNet
After two years, a federal court has ruled that Ohio's ban on the labeling of dairy products as hormone-free is unconstitutional.
Will Drinking Water for Millions be Devastated by Natural Gas Drilling?
Posted on: Jul 19, 2010, Source: AlterNet
From Colorado to New York, natural gas drilling is putting drinking water at risk.
Worries Rise About the Safety of Seafood from the Gulf and Beyond
Posted on: Jul 2, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Only the hopelessly optimistic can believe the livelihoods of Gulf Coast fishing communities will return any time soon.
Genetic Modification of Crops Leads to Superweeds Threat
Posted on: May 20, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Thanks to Monsanto's Roundup herbicide we've got 'superweeds' and that is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the problems resulting from genetically modified foods.
Fresh Gulf Seafood Gets Added to the Cost of Offshore Oil
Posted on: May 11, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Still working to overcome the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, Mississippi Delta communities are again bracing for an unthinkable environmental disaster.
Support Family Farmers and Get Healthy with Raw Milk
Posted on: Apr 9, 2010, Source: AlterNet
One way to support the farmers we need for good health and a clean environment is to make sure they are allowed to sell raw milk to consumers who want to purchase it.
Bottled Water Can Hurt You, Your Wallet and the Environment
Posted on: Apr 8, 2010, Source: AlterNet
From chemicals in plastic bottles to contaminants found in popular brands, it's a wonder people consider bottled water a healthier option.
Can Consumer Pressure Help Save Our Fisheries?
Posted on: Apr 1, 2010, Source: AlterNet
Right now 70 percent of the world's fisheries are being harvested at capacity or are in decline, but there are some reasons to be hopeful.
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