Tag Archives: GMOs

Why Don’t Iowa Farmers Export More to Europe?

During a brief appearance at Northeast Iowa Community College in Peosta on Thursday, President Trump claimed a trade breakthrough with European allies. “We just opened up Europe for you,” he said. Not so fast! On Saturday, European Union Commission President … Continue reading

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Today On The Fallon Forum: GMOs, Pipelines, ACA

Catch this week’s Fallon Forum live on Monday from 11:00 am – 12:00 noon on KDLF 1260 AM “La Reina.” Join the conversation by calling in at (515) 528-8122. And you can hear the Fallon Forum on KHOI 89.1 FM … Continue reading

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This Week On The Fallon Forum: Tea Party Fiasco, Climate Reality, GMOs

Join the Fallon Forum at the new time  of 6:00-6:30 pm, Monday-Thursday. Dear Friends, We have a fascinating line-up of guests on the program this week: Monday, Kevin Barrett discusses, “The American Resistance,” a book he co-authored with Jim Fetzer … Continue reading

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GMO Crops Breed A New Form Of Slavery

Jim Hightower and his speech, From Factory Farms to GMOs, The Upchuck Rebellion Is Taking Root, has top billing at the Occupy the World Food Prize event on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in … Continue reading

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Are GMOs Killing Monarch Butterflies?

The population of Monarch butterflies declined sharply this year. In Iowa, they have seldom been seen, even among people who preserve their milkweed plants for the orange and black insects to feed and reproduce. According to official counts, the population … Continue reading

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“Foodopoly” Author Wenonah Hauter Coming to Iowa

FoodandWaterWatch.org Foodopoly Author Wenonah Hauter Comes to Iowa DES MOINES, IOWA – Wenonah Hauter, the executive director of the national consumer advocacy group Food & Water Watch, will be in Des Moines, Davenport, and Iowa City discussing her new book, … Continue reading

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Friday Food Talk: Senate Says States Can’t Require GMO Labeling

Follow Food Democracy Now! on FB and Twitter WASHINGTON, June 21 – The Senate [yesterday] rejected an amendment by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) to let states require clear labels on any food or beverage containing genetically engineered ingredients. The vote … Continue reading

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Friday Food Talk: Do You Know What You’re Buying At The Grocery Store?

Action Alert from Food Democracy Now! Do you know what you’re buying at the grocery store? Chances are you don’t. Today an estimated 80% of processed foods sold in the U.S. contain ingredients, known as genetically modified organisms (GMOs), that … Continue reading

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