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letter from the National Union of Autonomous Regional Peasant Organizations (UNORCA) to the people and Government of Mexico: The Maize Manifesto: No to GMO Maize
Agroecology and the Transformation of Agri-Food Systems: Transdisciplinary and Participatory Perspectives
Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems has just published a special issue "Agroecology and the Transformation of Agri-Food Systems: Transdisciplinary and Participatory Perspectives." free online access to the entire issue.
Neoliberal environmentalist Mark Lynas recently gave a talk at the Oxford Farming Association in which he apologized for once militating against GMOs. Now, after having discovered "science" he has decided we need GMOs to feed the world.
Join consumers from across the country in the coming weeks as they call on Wendy's to partner with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers in advancing the human rights and dignity of farmworkers in its supply chain! They are seeking a penny more per pound of tomatoes that they pick.
Other fast food corporations that have signed the agreement include:
2005, Taco Bell
2008, Burger King
2009, Subway 2012, Chipotle