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17 Jan 2007
Take the Harm Out of Pharma and Industrial Crops
U.S.
'The federal government's regulations of pharma crops do not address the possibility that pharma crops could contaminate seed production. As a reaction, The Union Of Concerned Scientists has launched a campaign to call on the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for immediate regulatory action under the Plant Protection Act to prohibit the outdoor cultivation of genetically engineered food crops for the purpose of producing pharmaceutical and industrial chemicals.'

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The aim of all descriptions of cities is to know how to live, to see what is coming and accept it and become part of it or, better, see what could...
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nolvadex

FRUIT takes up the challenge of elevating the ecological knowledge of consumers and encouraging a way of life that is friendly to the environment. We want consumers to be conscious of the entire life of a product, from production to utilization, and not just what they see in the stores. Consumers must be aware that every phase of a product's life influences the environment and ourselves.

Free Soil has produced a run of FRUIT wrappers, a website, and a traveling installation as part of an initiative to inform people about alternative food systems and local food movements. The wrappers are disseminated throughout the food chain by piggybacking on oranges. Information will be carried through the food system and into the hands of consumers. The wrapper holds information on a variety of aspects concerning food movements, transport and urban farming. Get your daily dose!

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Interview with Fritz Haeg by Nato Thompson

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