Posts Tagged with "Big Ag"

Tell Cargill: Keep Corporate Influence Out of Science

Thursday, September 20, 2012

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Tell Cargill: Keep Corporate Influence Out of Science

Two weeks ago, the mainstream media caught fire with a Stanford study questioning the benefits of organic foods. It turns out the anti-organics study may have the fingerprints of agribusiness giants Cargill and Monsanto. That’s right, Big Ag has been bankrolling Stanford’s Food Security and the Environment (FSE) program. In fact, Cargill donated $5 million [...]

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Occupy Our Food Supply: Create/Resist Reportback

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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Occupy Our Food Supply: Create/Resist Reportback

Yesterday’s Occupy Our Food Supply global day of action was by all accounts a resounding success. The day included more than 100 events across the globe that united an unprecedented alliance of more than 60 Occupy groups and 30 environmental, food justice, and corporate accountability organizations. It also featured prominent voices including Indian environmentalist Vandana [...]

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Vandana Shiva: Create Food Democracy, Occupy our Food Supply

Monday, February 27, 2012

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Vandana Shiva: Create Food Democracy, Occupy our Food Supply

The biggest corporate takeover on the planet is the hijacking of the food system, the cost of which has had huge and irreversible consequences for the Earth and people everywhere. From the seed to the farm to the store to your table, corporations are seeking total control over biodiversity, land, and water. They are seeking [...]

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Occupy Our Food Supply: #F27 Social Media Guide

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

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Occupy Our Food Supply: #F27 Social Media Guide

Occupy Our Food Supply is bringing together over 60 Occupy groups from across the country, in addition to sustainable farming, food justice, buy local, slow food, and environmental groups, for a global day of action on February 27, 2012. Want to join healthy food advocates Michael Pollan, Anna Lappe, and Marion Nestle in the #F27 [...]

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Occupy Our Food Supply!

Monday, December 12, 2011

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Occupy Our Food Supply!

Cargill tries to employ a 'too big to fail' analysis of their role in fighting world hunger, but it is the research of multiple studies that show that organic agriculture and agroecology have a better chance of created food security and solving the problems of hunger than the corporate model profiteering from crisis to crisis.

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