Food and Agriculture Issues
How to Become a Citizen Eater: A Trip Behind the Labels of Your Ethical Cup of Coffee   
March 29, 2015
- Truth Out - But fair trade as a movement really started gathering steam in 1997, when various national certification programs came together and formed îFairtrade Labelling Organizations Internationalî, now called...
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China-led bank fight isolates U.S.   
March 29, 2015
- Arkansas Online - "It is a small-potato issue that is making the United States look weak at a time when U.S. influence in the region is otherwise quite strong," said Elizabeth Economy, director for Asia studies at the...
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Price war among mortgage lenders seeking customers in Castellon   
March 29, 2015
- Gnomes National News Service - Spainâs îConsumersâ Unionî, UCE, warns homebuyers to proceed with caution amid the gradually-expanding sea of mortgage offers. Its manager, Juan Carlos Insa, says:...
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Statement from Ronnie Cummins on Reintroduction of Federal Bill to Kill States' Rights to GMO Labeling Laws   
March 28, 2015
- Truth Out - FINLAND, MinnesotaâThe îOrganic Consumers Associationî (OCA) issued the following statement today in response to plans by Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) to reintroduce a federal bill to preempt states'...
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US Prods China On Murky Banking Sector Rules At WTO   
March 28, 2015
- Law 360 - according to a îWorld Trade Organizationî document circulated Thursday. In the document, the U.S. delegation asked Beijing to clarify several aspects of the rules â which appear to encourage Chinese...
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Book reviews: In Search of Lost Frogs; Monster, Myth or Lost Marsupial'   
March 28, 2015
- The Border Mail - Moore is a professional wildlife photographer who, at the time of writing, was director of amphibian programs at îConservation Internationalî, a US-based NGO, though in his final powerfully argued...
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Habsburg Princess Christens Uniworld's Newest Masterpiece, S.S. Maria Theresa, in Amsterdam   
March 28, 2015
- GlobeNewswire - TreadRight's past project partners include WWF, îConservation Internationalî and The National Trust in the UK. Current initiatives include sponsoring the National Geographic Society's inaugural "World...
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Letter: We all live under shadow of nuclear insecurity   
March 28, 2015
- Times-Standard - If you are complacent regarding the dangers of terrorists obtaining nuclear weapons, then you need to read the 20-page story by îEric Schlosserî in the March 9 New Yorker. It describes the several...
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Reining in foreign government-backed patent trolls   
March 28, 2015
- Washington Examiner - Not only are entities like France Brevets unfair and damaging to U.S. economic interests, but there is also a strong argument that they are illegal under existing îWorld Trade Organizationî...
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DARK Act aims to banish state's GMO labels   
March 28, 2015
- Mother Nature Network MNN - International Director Ronnie Cummins of The îOrganic Consumers Associationî has weighed in the Dark Act, too. âThe Pompeo bill, aptly dubbed the DARK (Deny Americans the Right to...
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