Food & Water Watch

Type: Organization
Name: Food & Water Watch
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Bouncing ball that is COOL is back in Federal Court

Soon after the ruling of a panel of the Federal Appeals Court was announced that denied a preliminary injunction against enforcing Country of Origin Labeling (COOL), several farm, ranch and consumer groups issued statements applauding the Court’s action. ... [Published Ravalli Republic - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Chicken Production and Workplace Dangers

I strongly recommend Michele Simon’s article on Tyson Foods and the USDA have pushed forward drastic increases in chicken production line speeds that would increase the profits of meat companies at the cots of workers’ lives: But let’s back up a ... [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

In race to bottom; USDA now hiring part-time contractors for meat inspection

[embedded content]Tony Corvo at Food and Water Watch writes that the USDA is out of control (his words not mine). He says leadership has failed and that the USDA continues to deceive on meat inspections.At 9:22 pm on April 16, 2014, I received an e-mail ... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 2 reports

Are You Eating Irradiated Seafood?

Health & Wellness(tags: abuse, diet, ethics, food, government, health, Food Irradiation, humans, protection, warning )- 8 minutes ago - rodalenews.comTo combat filthy conditions, the U.S. government is going to require irradiation of certain seafood ... [Published Care2 - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-Fracking Group Pressures Pennsylvania Governor Candidates For Moratorium Commitments

EcoWatch: From filmmakers to grassroots advocates, excitement is bubbling for primary election day in Pennsylvania.That`s because a campaign called Pa. Voters Against Fracking just might force the fracking moratorium they have wanted for so long in a ... [Published Water Conserve: News - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Letter: GMO food labeling should be N.Y. law

I was disappointed to read the inaccurate opinion piece (“State GMO labeling would be costly to N.Y. consumers,” April 9 by Michael Rosen, of the Food Industry Alliance of New York State) that claimed labeling genetically modified foods would cost consumers ... [Published Times Union - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-Fracking Groups Give Malloy Petition, Stage Demonstration

A coalition of environmental groups and activists Wednesday offered Gov. Dannel Malloy a petition carrying thousands of signatures of people who want to ban any waste from natural gas “fracking” operations from coming into Connecticut for storage or ... [Published Hartford Courant - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Alabama: The Next Tar Sands Frontier?

If you’re like me, you probably have a special spot in your heart for your hometown and home state. I grew up in Alabama, in the countryside, in a house surrounded by several sprawling acres of trees, farmland and open space. Even though I now live hundreds ... [Published Common Dreams - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

“Groundswell Rising” Screening and Fracking Waste Panel in T…

Gas drillers in Pennsylvania are using a dangerous method of natural gas drilling called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking. The practice produces radioactive and toxic waste containing up to 750 chemicals, which threatens drinking water supplies.The New ... [Published Brick Patch - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

City resolution targets antibiotic use on factory farms

A mother raised concerns about the excessive use of antibiotics in factory farms at a town hall forum last week after her son was hospitalized because of an infection that was resistant to several different types of antibiotics.Kate McCoy expressed her ... [Published Badger Herald - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Approval of LNG Exports Means More Money for Big Oil and Gas, More Fracking In U.S.

Statement of Food & Water Watch Executive Director, Wenonah HauterWashington, D.C. – “On Wednesday, the U.S. House’s Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power voted in favor of a bill to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) abroad ... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 3 reports

Albuquerque Memorial Calls for Statewide and National Labeling of GMOs (4/9/14)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., April 9 -- Food & Water Watch issued the following news release:This week, City Councilman Isaac Benton, District 2, and co-sponsor Diane Gibson, District 7, introduced a memorial in the Albuquerque City Council that would support labeling ... [Published Targeted News Service - Apr 10 2014]

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Phil Isenberg Joins PPIC Board —by Dan Bacher : "On September 11, 2013, Phil Isenberg, then Chair of the Delta Stewardship Council, joined the Board of Directors of the Public Policy Institute of California (PPIC). [...] Isenberg has served in leadership roles in both the privately funded Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative to create so-called "marine protected areas" in California and planning processes promoting the environmentally destructive peripheral tunnels. 'Phil Isenberg has served since 2010 as chair of the Delta Stewardship Council, which was created by the state legislature to achieve the coequal goals of providing a more reliable water supply for California and protecting, restoring, and enhancing the Delta ecosystem,' the press release stated. 'He was chair of the California Marine Life Protection Act Blue Ribbon Task Force and chairman of the Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Task Force, whose recommendations provided much of the structure for the major changes in water policy enacted in 2009.'"

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Spotlight on Green News & Views: Blue tortoise ... [Published Daily Kos - 22 hours ago]
Bouncing ball that is COOL is back in Federal C... [Published Ravalli Republic - Apr 19 2014]
Chicken Production and Workplace Dangers [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Apr 18 2014]
Connecticut lawmakers urged to ban storage of f... [Published Register Citizen - Apr 18 2014]
In race to bottom; USDA now hiring part-time co... [Published Daily Kos - Apr 18 2014]
Are You Eating Irradiated Seafood? [Published Care2 - Apr 17 2014]
Anti-Fracking Group Pressures Pennsylvania Gove... [Published Water Conserve: News - Apr 16 2014]
How Most of America’s Food is Controlled by a F... [Published Atlantic Highlands Herald - Apr 16 2014]
Brad Koplinski signs anti-fracking pledge, firs... [Published PennLive.com - Apr 16 2014]
Anti-Fracking Groups Give Malloy Petition, Stag... [Published Hartford Courant - Apr 16 2014]
FDA’s authorised move to control pathogens rais... [Published Fish Information & Services - Apr 16 2014]
Anadarko Joins Ad Blitz to Pre-Empt Colorado Li... [Published Washington Post - Apr 16 2014]
Letter: GMO food labeling should be N.Y. law [Published Times Union - Apr 16 2014]
Saint Paul opposes antibiotics in food, but wha... [Published Examiner.com - Apr 16 2014]
Alabama: The Next Tar Sands Frontier? [Published Common Dreams - Apr 15 2014]
“Groundswell Rising” Screening and Fracking Was... [Published Brick Patch - Apr 15 2014]
Approval of LNG Exports Means More Money for Bi... [Published San Francisco Bay Area Independent Media Center - Apr 14 2014]
Congress: Don’t rubber stamp exports of fracked... [Published The Hill - Apr 14 2014]
City resolution targets antibiotic use on facto... [Published Badger Herald - Apr 14 2014]
With river in his blood, Fred Tutman stands his... [Published Chesapeake Bay Journal - Apr 14 2014]
Why do enviornmental groups hate desalination? [Published Depleted Cranium - Apr 12 2014]
Unlabeled GMO Salmon? Groups Call on FDA to Rei... [Published Food Consumer - Apr 11 2014]
Last call for comments on the Alberta Clipper p... [Published Council of Canadians - Apr 11 2014]
FDA Decision to Expand Food Irradiation Masks W... [Published Common Dreams - Apr 11 2014]
FDA approves irradiation for shellfish to preve... [Published Oregonian - Apr 11 2014]
Unlabeled GMO Salmon? Groups Call on FDA to Rei... [Published Common Dreams - Apr 11 2014]
Fracking Linked To Earthquakes In Ohio, New Per... [Published Huffington Post Canada - Apr 11 2014]
New: Further upset in NY fracking review [Published WBNG - Apr 11 2014]
Group opposes Safeway-Albertsons deal [Published Fresh Plaza - Apr 11 2014]
Talking Energy Reality [Published Resilience - Apr 11 2014]
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Chicken Production and Workplace Dangers [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Apr 18 2014]
I strongly recommend Michele Simon’s article on Tyson Foods and the USDA have pushed forward drastic increases in chicken production line speeds that would increase the profits of meat companies at the cots of workers’ lives: But let’s back up a ...
Anti-Fracking Group Pressures Pennsylvania Gove... [Published Water Conserve: News - Apr 16 2014]
EcoWatch: From filmmakers to grassroots advocates, excitement is bubbling for primary election day in Pennsylvania.That`s because a campaign called Pa. Voters Against Fracking just might force the fracking moratorium they have wanted for so long in a ...
Why do enviornmental groups hate desalination? [Published Depleted Cranium - Apr 12 2014]
Water is one of the most important resources to society.  The availability of water has dictated the locations of some cities and limited the growth of others.  It is also one of the major necessities for agriculture. Many areas have limited supplies ...
Environmentalist Foundations Fund Anti-Fossil F... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Apr 03 2014]
Wealthy foundations fighting oil and gas extraction around the country have incorporated ostensibly dispassionate news outlets into their grant-making portfolios, creating what some describe as a self-sustaining environmentalist echo chamber. Observers ...
Environmentalists Hyped False Fracking Fears Ah... [Published Washington Free Beacon - Mar 24 2014]
Environmental activists ginned up false fears about flood-induced contamination from hydraulic fracturing operations in Colorado shortly before voters in the state weighed in on moratoria on the practice, a new report from state regulators shows. According ...
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