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A new study says that we take our microbiome wherever we go, from house to house, from hotel to hotel. Our personal microbiome can even be used to identify us, like fingerprints or DNA. However, maybe the most important news … Continue reading
Why would a regulatory agency like the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) need submachine guns? Although it doesn’t say why the guns are wanted, the USDA has issued this solicitation request: Added: May 07, 2014 2:03 pm The U.S. … Continue reading
Am I playing Russian roulette? I drink raw milk or raw milk kefir every day. The FDA and state health department officials frequently compare drinking raw milk with playing Russian roulette. Is drinking raw milk really that dangerous? Let’s find out … Continue reading
Do you care about the quality of your food? Do you care about the sustainability of farming and the health of our planet earth? Do you want the freedom to choose your own foods? Do you want our small family … Continue reading
[Update: On February 22, 2013: the DC Court of Appeals “held that California almond producers don’t currently have the right to even argue that the USDA overstepped the bounds of its authority with the Almond Rule.” The Almond Rule had actually extended the … Continue reading
A Cornucopia article about a possible cause of obesity caught my attention recently. Although I’ve read about many other problems with genetically engineered (GE) foods, this was the first I’d heard that they were associated with causing obesity. When I … Continue reading
In April 2012, I wrote about the ineffectiveness of triclosan, an antibacterial ingredient in many products we use every day–hand soaps, deodorants, mouthwashes, lipsticks, toothpaste, bedding, clothes, carpets, and even toys. A new study has shown that triclosan may be … Continue reading
The Raw Milk Freedom Riders and the Farm Food Coalition are sponsoring a two-day event today and tomorrow, March 1 & 2, in Baraboo, Wisconsin, in support of Vernon Hershberger, organic dairy farmer. At the urging of the FDA, the Wisconsin … Continue reading
The Raw Milk Mamas ride again to defy the FDA’s war on raw milk. On December 8 they will be transporting over 100 gallons of raw milk from Wisconsin to a rally at Independence Park in Chicago. After the first Freedom Ride on … Continue reading