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Beware! GM Apple on Amazon

The non-browning genetically modified Arctic® Apple is now available everywhere in the United States – thanks to Amazon.com. And, it’s receiving “rave” reviews.  Consumers love that they are “preservative free.” But, you won’t find the words “genetically modified” on the package or product description.  Because of the 2016 labeling law, a QR code is all the company is required…

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First Glyphosate Free Supplement Line!

MegaFood® has certified its entire supplement line as Glyphosate Residue Free!     A third-party, independent laboratory tested the product line and determined that it met the strict standards of The Detox Project.  What does that mean?   MegaFood® is the FIRST supplement company with a complete supplement line that is certified as glyphosate free!   Consumers prompted the company…

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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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Coupon! (Ellwood Thompson’s)

Ellwood Thompson’s is offering a special coupon for my subscribers:  $5 Gift Card!   This is a great opportunity to”feed the good and starve the bad.”   Ellwood Thompson’s is a small, locally-owned and independently operated natural foods market.  Their goal:”To feed the heart and soul of our community through a strong commitment to local and organic foods.”…

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Book Club! (July 17th)

Join us on July 17th at Ellwood Thompson’s for a discussion of Hands Off My Food!   I will be in attendance for the first half of the meeting.  I’m happy to stay longer, if the club desires. My goal is to help answer any questions you may have about the book.  Additionally, I value your opinions and…

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Feed the Good! (Chipotle)

Here’s an opportunity to“feed the good and starve the bad.”   According to their website, Chipotle is the “only national restaurant brand” that prepares their food without added flavors, colors, or preservatives.  The exceptions are lemon and lime juice, and beverages.   Let’s move the market!   If you don’t want to consume added flavors, colors or preservatives when you eat at…

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