US Senate blocks bid to restore $4.5 billion for food aid

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TweetYumShareThis US Senate blocks bid to restore $ 4.5 billion for food aid 20 Jun 2012 The US Senate has overwhelmingly rejected a bid to preserve some $ 4.5 billion in food stamps funding, as part of the massive farm bill. The request to keep that spending in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), or […]

Dutch Authorities Detect Bird Flu at Turkey Farm in Limburg

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TweetYum18 Mar 2012 Dutch authorities will cull 42,7000 fowl today after a variant of the H5 avian influenza was found at a turkey farm in Kelpen-Oler in Limburg, the Netherlands. Authorities are investigating whether the strain is low or highly pathogenic, the government said in a statement last night. CLG_Flu_Oddities    

Farmer Faces Possible 3-year Prison Term for Feeding Community

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TweetYumKimberly Hartke | FarmWars The FDA reign of terror against family farms who are serving the needs of private buying clubs is culminating in one Wisconsin farmer facing federal charges. Citizens deserve the freedom to choose, and are staging an event in support of this principled farmer, Vernon Hershberger. He is being dealt with unjustly, […]

Wind Farms Disrupting Radar, Scientists Say

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TweetYum(FOXNEWS)   Wind farms, along with solar power and other alternative energy sources, are supposed to produce the energy of tomorrow. Evidence indicates that their countless whirring fan blades produce something else: “blank spots” that distort radar readings. Now government agencies that depend on radar — such as the Department of Defense and the National Weather Service – […]

How Whole Foods Market “Primes” Customers to Shop

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TweetYumAttention sheeple … er, shoppers! You may not know it, but if you’ve ever entered a Whole Foods Market, you’ve actually been “primed” to shop. Martin Lindstrom, author of Brandwashed: Tricks Companies Use to Manipulate Our Minds and Persuade Us to Buy, wrote an interesting article at FastCompany about how the popular market subtly persuades […]