By Vandana Shiva
Today, Feb. 27, is an Occupy Our Food Supply day of action. The following essay is just one of several related posts that will be appearing around the internet to mark the day.
The biggest corporate takeover on the planet is the hijacking of the food system, the cost of which has had huge and irreversible consequences for the Earth and people everywhere.
From the seed to the farm to the store to your table, corporations are seeking total control over biodiversity, land, and water. They are seeking control over how food is grown, processed, and distributed. And in seeking this total control, they are destroying the Earth’s ecological processes, our farmers, our health, and our freedoms.
Posted in Biotechnology, CAFOs, Environment, Factory Farms, Genetically Engineered Food, Health Foods, organic, Peasants, Farmers, Ranchers
Tagged food freedom, Navdanya, occupy food supply, ows food, seed sovereignty, vandana shiva
By Kimberly Hartke
Weston A. Price Foundation
At one time, everyone drank raw milk. But with the invention of pasteurization and its alleged safety benefits, consumption of raw milk in this country almost completely disappeared. In fact, in some states it is illegal to sell raw milk. But a growing segment of the population is clamoring for increased access to raw milk, citing its nutritional benefits and recently discovered inbuilt safety mechanisms. Opponents are skeptical of such nutritional claims and believe the safety risks of unpasteurized milk are simply too high.
Join the Food Law Society as we present a debate covering the legal, health, and nutritional merits of raw milk. The participants are:
Posted in Biotechnology, CAFOs, Conference, Food Criminalization, Genetically Engineered Food, Health Foods
Tagged david gumpert, food freedom, gmo milk, harvard milk debate, raw milk, raw milk revolution