Archive | August, 2010

Vegan Banana Pancakes

2 Aug

Another one of my favorite recipes, I make this all the time! It is SO GOOD!!

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Shrimp’s Dirty Secrets: Why America’s Favorite Seafood Is a Health and Environmental Nightmare

2 Aug

The environmental impact of shrimp can be horrific. But most Americans don’t know where their shrimp comes from or what’s in it.

The environmental impact of shrimp can be horrific. But most Americans don’t know where their shrimp comes from or what’s in it.

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Extra Weight Adds to Economic Woes

2 Aug

Years of being overweight not only contributes to health problems but also to a person’s economic woes, new research suggests. Continue reading

Carl Sagan: A Universe Not Made for Us

2 Aug

Chelsea Clinton’s mostly vegan wedding

2 Aug

Tongues are wagging — with some salivating and others going “yuck” — over news reports that Chelsea Clinton’s super-secret upstate New York wedding to Marc Mezvinsky this Saturday will feature a vegan menu and a gluten-free cake. The couple will throw at least one bone to meat eaters, though, by serving up some organic grass-fed beef. Continue reading

Monsanto: The world’s poster child for corporate manipulation and deceit

2 Aug

At a biotech industry conference in January 1999, a representative from Arthur Anderson, LLP explained how they had helped Monsanto design their strategic plan. First, his team asked Monsanto executives what their ideal future looked like in 15 to 20 years. The executives described a world with 100 percent of all commercial seeds genetically modified and patented. Anderson consultants then worked backwards from that goal, and developed the strategy and tactics to achieve it. They presented Monsanto with the steps and procedures needed to obtain a place of industry dominance in a world in which natural seeds were virtually extinct. Continue reading

Unilever stalks its customers with GPS trackers secretly placed in laundry detergent boxes (opinion)

2 Aug

The household cleaning product giant Unilever has secretly placed GPS tracker transmitters in laundry detergent boxes to track consumers to their homes. With an array of electronic sensors, team of Unilever agents can now pinpoint the exact location of the GPS trackers and walk right up to your front door. They can even remotely set off a beeper inside the box using radio electronics. Continue reading