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Eye-opening Insights Into International Adoption, Orphans, Special Needs and "Re-homing"

Adam Pertman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Adam Pertman

More children are remaining in orphanages for longer periods of time, thereby incurring the increased developmental and psychic harm that comes from being institutionalized, while also diminishing their prospects for ever moving into a permanent family.

Meat Groups Sue USDA

AP | DAVID PITT | Posted 07.10.2013 | Green

DES MOINES, Iowa -- Requiring meat labels to have more details about a product's origins is too costly and serves no public health or safety benefit, ...

TAFTA (Part 2): Citizens of the Food Movement, Be Prepared!

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 08.04.2013 | Politics
Elizabeth Kucinich

Given that around 26 states in the U.S. have moved to enact more comprehensive labeling requirements for GMOs, any trade measures that could threaten the rights of U.S. citizens to democratically determine higher standards in food labeling, should be opposed.

TAFTA: Code Word 'Harmonization,' a Race to the Bottom or the Top?

Elizabeth Kucinich | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics
Elizabeth Kucinich

The majority of binding and enforceable rulings of the WTO and those of other trade bodies such as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) demonstrate a consistent pattern of lowering food, environmental, labor, or consumer safety standards in behest to trade agendas.

New Meat Labeling Rules Go Into Effect

AP | M.L. JOHNSON | Posted 05.24.2013 | Green

MILWAUKEE -- Shoppers in the U.S. will soon have more information about where their meat comes from after new federal labeling rules went into effect ...

Why Melons Are Repeat Recall Offenders

Slashfood | Posted 05.29.2011 | Home

Melons are not having a good start to the season. A mass recall of 4,992 cartons of Del Monte cantaloupes were recalled in seven western states last T...

Doctor-Writers: What Are the Ethics?

Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Danielle Ofri, MD, PhD

There is a veritable epidemic of doctor-writers out there. What is going on? Are doctors suddenly in the kiss-and-tell mode? What about confidentiality? Professionalism? HIPAA?