#PesticidesFreeWorld for Children: Online campaign against pesticides launched on International Children’s Day 2014
19 November 2014 / PAN Asia Pacific
PENANG, Malaysia – To mark the International Children’s Day today, regional advocacy group PAN Asia Pacific (PANAP) launched an online campaign in ten countries to raise public awareness on the detrimental impact of pesticides on children.
2014 - Top 10 Corporate Criminals List
Bayer and Monsanto continue to make it to the Top 10 List for the environment damage they cause year in year out. The other 4 of the Big 6 are close behind. This year Monsanto was award the "Repeat Offender" award.
Does Monsanto Have a Place at an Eco-Convention?
10 October 2014, Willy Blackmore is TakePart's Food editor
Lately, the company has been trying to burnish its image by courting some of its critics. Monsanto's is pushing to win over mommy bloggers by inviting them to tour a facility in Northern California, guided by female employees. In desperation, Monsanto had sponsored several earlier panels-paying the travel expenses of the participants-without disclosing it to the organizers
N.J. Assembly committee OKs bill requiring labeling on genetically modified foods
9 October 2014, By Michael Phillis
A bill that would require genetically modified foods to be labeled was approved by an Assembly committee. The bill's sponsors said the proposal will let consumers choose whether or not they want to buy genetically modified products. "Many people have concerns about the health and environmental impacts of genetically engineered food,"
Green America Urges Starbucks to Use Organic Milk as Chain's Milk Purchases Extremely High
9 October 2014, By Daria Chernyshova
The Green America group has urged Starbucks coffee chain to use only organic milk, as judging by the company's purchases of milk. Taking into consideration, Starbucks purchases around the 100 million gallons of milk per year or more.