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Free Market Win! (Ben & Jerry’s)

Ben & Jerry’s has promised to get glyphosate out of their ice cream after the”probable human carcinogen”was found in 13 out of 14 samples tested. Ice cream sold by Ben & Jerry’s in the U.S., UK, Germany, France and the Netherlands have all tested positive for glyphosate.   While it’s becoming increasingly more difficult to find foods…

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Free Market Win! (rBGH)

We’re gaining ground on the rBGH front!   In January, thanks to consumer pushback, major milk buyers – including Grassland Dairy Products and Mullins Cheese – began refusing to buy milk from cows that were injected with rBGH (recombinant bovine growth hormone).  Numerous other dairy plants followed suit, including Foremost Farms – the largest dairy cooperative in Wisconsin.   By May, rBGH was also banned by cheese…

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Free Market Win! (Amazon & Whole Foods)

If you’re planning to shop for groceries this weekend, you might want to hold off until Monday.   Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods is scheduled to close on Monday, and according to the CEO of Amazon, Jeff Wilke: “We’re determined to make healthy and organic food affordable for everyone.  Everybody should be able to eat Whole Foods Market quality.”  …

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