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Essays by Katherine Paul and Ronnie Cummins

August 27, 2013
Organic Consumers Association
by Katherine Paul and Ronnie Cummins
Essay

It was laughable when Coca-Cola launched a campaign to fight obesity. And even more laughable when the king of soda's anti-obesity campaign shifted all the blame for those extra pounds to lack of exercise and chairs (yes, chairs).Read more

June 12, 2013
Organic Consumers Association
by Katherine Paul and Ronnie Cummins
Essay

If you think the U.S. government is doing a sub-par job of keeping your food safe, brace yourself. You could soon be eating imported seafood, beef or chicken products that don't meet even basic U.S. food safety standards. Under two new trade...Read more

April 16, 2013
Organic Consumers Association
by Katherine Paul and Ronnie Cummins
Essay

Thanks to the biotech industry's relentless quest to control our food, McDonald's, Burger King and even school cafeterias will soon be able to serve up apples that won't turn brown when they're sliced or bitten into. A new, almost entirely...Read more

April 7, 2013
Alternet
by Katherine Paul and Ronnie Cummins
Essay

Big Food's greatest fear is materializing. A critical mass of educated consumers, food and natural health activists are organizing a powerful movement that could well overthrow North America's trillion-dollar junk food empire. Savvy and more...Read more

February 27, 2013
Organic Consumers Association
by Katherine Paul and Ronnie Cummins
Essay

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court began hearing arguments in a seed patent infringement case that pits a small farmer from Indiana, 75-year old Vernon Hugh Bowman, against biotech goliath Monsanto. Reporters from the New York Times to the...Read more

January 24, 2013
Alternet
by Katherine Paul and Ronnie Cummins
Essay

Three states are the latest states to introduce Ag-Gag laws and lawmakers in 10 other states introduced similar bills in 2011-2012.Read more

December 5, 2012
by Katherine Paul and Ronnie Cummins
Essay

"So you're being told organic food is no more nutritious than conventional and it's not worth your extra money. Well I'm here to say that it is worth the investment. Why do I say that? Pesticides." - - Dr. Oz, Oct. 19, 2012...Read more

October 18, 2012
Alternet
by Katherine Paul and Ronnie Cummins
Essay

Since Oct. 1, Monsanto and the rest of the Biotech and Big Food gang have been pounding the California airwaves with nearly $36 million worth of boldface lies and twisted truths.Read more

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