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Eco Etiquette: Is Genetically Modified Food Linked To Kids' Food Allergies?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 08.22.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

The federal government has no problem slapping graphic warning labels on a pack of cigarettes; yet when it comes to something that affects all of us -- the food we eat every day -- we're left playing Russian roulette.

Salmon Stranger Than Sci-Fi

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Robyn O'Brien

Now I'm not sure about you, but these headlines about our food supply are getting pretty tough to stomach. I can't help but yearn for simpler times.

The Power of Moms

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Robyn O'Brien

If you threaten their babies, a mom turns into one hell of a defense mechanism. And today, the babies are threatened. Our very own CDC has said our babies won't enjoy a life as long as the ones we will enjoy.

How Real People on Real Budgets Can Afford Organic

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Robyn O'Brien

If your family is anything like mine, then you've most likely got some picky eaters, limited time and a limited budget in a world of soaring food prices. Here are a few tips for those who want to start buying organic food but don't want to pay the high price.

Health Care Begins With a Grocery Cart

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn O'Brien

Safe food is a social justice issue that our taxpayer dollars could be used to support. Perhaps it's time to invite the USDA into the health care debate.

Healthy Food: Where Hope Begins

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn O'Brien

We consume more pharmaceutical drugs than any other country, and we consume more chemicals in our food supply than the cows in France. Our lives have been devalued.

Are We Playing Russian Roulette With Our Children?

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn O'Brien

Today, health care spending represents 17% of our GDP, but perhaps it is time that we view our children as more than just a sales channel for Big Pharma's money making medicine.

Kids Safe Chemical Act: The Chemical Industry Takes on the Mommy Lobby

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robyn O'Brien

The Kid-Safe Chemicals Act would require manufacturers to first prove a chemical is actually safe before it's allowed into a consumer product.

2009: "We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For"

Robyn O'Brien | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn O'Brien

We are mothers, fathers, creators and nurturers. We are teachers, lawyers, accountants and writers. And the future rests in our resiliently remarkable hands.