Posts Tagged with "organic"

RAN Rocks Expo West Conference

Thursday, March 20, 2014

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RAN Rocks Expo West Conference

Health food companies selling products with Conflict Palm Oil are called to address the Orangutan in the room. Last weekend, RAN took the truth on Conflict Palm Oil to the Expo West Natural Foods Conference in Anaheim, CA. A sea of 67,000 natural food industry exhibitors showcased everything from snackfood to health and beauty products. [...]

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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!

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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Amazon Victory Party & Fundraiser at Lake Chalet on May 25th, 2011

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

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Amazon Victory Party & Fundraiser at Lake Chalet on May 25th, 2011

What a party we created to celebrate a most-significant milestone in our efforts to hold oil-giant Chevron accountable! Thank you for celebrating with us, our Ecuadorian allies and our terrific hosts Lara and Gar Trupelli and their Lake Chalet staff!

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Did you REVEL for RAN’s birthday?

Monday, October 18, 2010

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REVEL, RAN’s 25th birthday party was a smashing success on Thursday night, as almost 500 people came together to celebrate a quarter century of activism and victories challenging the power of corporations over our democracy and our environment. California jam band the Mother Hips got people on the floor dancing and Grateful Dead alum and [...]

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The Cost of Supporting Organic Farmers

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

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If you haven’t watched The Story of Stuff, you should. Just bookmark this blog post, go watch it, and then come back. OK, great. I watched this fantastic little movie last week and although I’d heard nearly all of the info before, I came away so impressed with the its style, presentation, accessibility and substance. [...]

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