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Ronnie Cummins is founder and director of the  Organic Consumers Association . Cummins is author of numerous articles and books, including "Genetically Engineered Food: A Self-Defense Guide for Consumers" (Second Revised Edition Marlowe & Company 2004).

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Hamburger, From FlickrPhotos
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, October 20, 2018
Vegans, Ranchers and Regenerators Unite: Why Fake Meat and Eliminating Livestock Are Really Bad Ideas Forget about the "Impossible Burger" and other fake meats, and forget getting rid of the world's livestock. It's going to take a regeneration of all living creatures--humans, wild animals, livestock, plants, trees and soil microorganisms--working in harmony to build a new world on the ruins of the old.
Cover Crops on Dryland Wheat?, From FlickrPhotos
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, November 26, 2017
Global Warming 'Costing Taxpayers Billions.' Here's How to Fix It I'm writing because once again, a major report on the costs--financial, social, environmental, political--of doing nothing to slow runaway global warming focuses exclusively on reducing carbon emissions. The new report fails to mention that even if we achieved zero emissions tomorrow, we're still in big trouble--unless we draw down and sequester the billions of tons of carbon already in the atmosphere.
Free photo World Earth Rise Sunrise Space Outer Sun Globe, From GoogleImages
(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 17, 2017
Regeneration: The Next Stage of Organic Food and Farming--and Civilization A growing corps of organic, climate, environmental, social justice and peace activists are promoting a new world-changing paradigm that can potentially save us from global catastrophe. The name of this new paradigm and movement is regenerative agriculture, or more precisely regenerative food, farming and land use.
all together, From PixabayPhotos
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, May 14, 2017
Regeneration: Rules for Revolutionaries Grassroots mobilization and mass protest against the Trump junta have reached an all-time high. Yet our growing Anti-Trump resistance is still rather weak in terms of explaining exactly what it is we are fighting for. It's time to work for something. It's time to connect the dots between all of our burning issues, and unite
Global Warming, From FlickrPhotos
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, December 27, 2015
U.S. Should Join French and Civil Society in Initiative to Solve Global Warming with Regenerative Farming Plan France, Australia, New Zealand, Japan, the U.K., Germany and Mexico are among the more than two dozen countries that have so far signed on to what one day will likely be recognized as the most significant climate initiative in history. France's 4/1000 Initiative: Soils for Food Security and Climate puts regenerative food and farming front and center in the climate solutions conversation. The USA should get on board
stop the greenwashing, From FlickrPhotos
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, October 30, 2015
From 'Sustainable' to 'Regenerative'--The Future of Food The word "sustainability" is meaningless to consumers and the public. It's overused, misused and it has been shamelessly co-opted by corporations for the purpose of greenwashing. But rather than come up with one definition for the word "sustainable" as it refers to food and food production methods, we suggest doing away with the word entirely.
anti-Monsanto, anti GMO protest, Phila. 2013, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, February 26, 2015
Consumer Self-Defense: 12 Ways to Drive GMOs and Roundup off the Market It is now blatantly obvious that GMOs are nothing more than patented Pesticide Delivery Systems (PDS) designed to increase sales of poisonous agrochemicals such as Roundup, glufosinate, Bt, 2,4 D and neonicotinoids. To claim that GMOs are perfectly safe is equivalent to saying that pesticides, herbicides and fungicides--systemically laced at ever-higher levels into GMO-tainted human food and animal feed--are perfectly safe.
anti-Monsanto, anti GMO protest, From ImagesAttr
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, January 13, 2015
12 Ways to Rid the Planet of GMOs and Monsanto's Roundup - EcoWatch Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are nothing more than patented Pesticide Delivery Systems designed to increase sales of Monsanto's Roundup, glufosinate,
Farmers' Market-- local food, From ImagesAttr
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 13, 2014
Organic and Local: Still the Gold Standard Today's Gold Standard for the health-conscious and environmentally and socially concerned consumer is USDA organic and local. For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's All A
March Against Monsanto-- Chicago-- protesters, From ImagesAttr
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, June 14, 2014
Bee Killers Sponsor National Pollinator Week (And 3 Ways They Are Killing Bees) Looking at the science, it's hard not to wonder if Monsanto isn't killing bees intentionally. Especially when the company
Buycott app, From ImagesAttr
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 15, 2014
The Great Boycott: Monsanto and the GMA Defying repeated threats of a lawsuit from Monsanto and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), on May 8, Peter Shumlin, Governor of Vermont, signed a historic bill requiring food manufacturers to label genetically engineered (GE) foods, and to drop the practice of labeling GE foods as "natural" or "all natural."