Organic Consumers Association

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Fatal Harvest

Big Food, Inc. is serving up a fatal harvest that includes water and air pollution, soil erosion and fertility loss, the obliteration of pollinator populations and biodiversity in general, food contamination, aquifer depletion and climate destabilization.

Last but surely not least, Big Food’s harvest is destroying your health.

The U.S. now spends more money on so-called healthcare than any other nation on Earth—$3.5 trillion a year.

Yet, public health continues to deteriorate, thanks to an environment contaminated by more than 84,000 industrial and agricultural chemicals, and a steady diet of cheap, unhealthy grub dished up in supermarkets, restaurants, schools and institutional settings.

Even the government admits that about half of all American adults—117 million individuals—have one or more preventable chronic diseases, many of which are related to poor quality eating patterns.

According to a report in The Guardian: "Approximately 85 percent of Americans do not consume the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's recommended intakes of the most important vitamins and minerals necessary for proper physical and mental development."

With a government more interested in protecting corporate profits than in safeguarding your health, are we doomed?

Or can we take back our food—and our health?

Read Ronnie’s latest: ‘Beyond GMOs and Fast Food Nation: Regenerating Public Health’

Make a tax-deductible donation to OCA’s Millions Against Monsanto campaign (Mercola.com will triple match your donation).

Non-GMO Food Resources

As consumers worldwide become increasingly aware of the problems linked to GE crops and the toxic chemicals and pesticides used on them, more and more people are proactively refusing to eat these foods. There’s also strong growth in the global organic and grass fed sectors. This just proves one thing: We can make a difference if we steadily work toward the same goal. I recommend visiting these trustworthy sites for non-GMO food resources in your country:

Farm Match (United States)

Weston A. Price Foundation (United States)

Eat Wild (Canada)

Eat Well Guide (United States and Canada)

Local Harvest (United States)

Organic Food Directory (Australia)

Organic Explorer (New Zealand)

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