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Consumer Alert – Open Letter to Bee Kind

Bees are obviously associated with honey but consumers are generally unaware of how crucial bees are to human food production. It is estimated that one third of our plant products depends on the bee pollination. Honeybees and the wild honeybee

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Be Aware of the Dark Side of Cooldrinks

Soft drink consumers are being exposed to an avoidable, unnecessary cancer risk. Sonia Mountford from Grass has been waiting since January 2013 for a commitment by Coca Cola South Africa to align their use of the carcinogenic substance 4-MEI to that

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We’re all invited…

We’re all invited… to participate in public hearings on the Agricultural Product Standards Amendment Bill 2014, taking place around the country during the month of April 2015. See link below for schedule of when they’ll be in your area .1

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Consumer Alert: Public Hearings on Agri Product Standards Amendment Bill 2014

Grass actively encourages consumer participation in South Africa to grow a conscious and informed consumer voice. This is vital to bring about true grassroots change in our dysfunctional food system. Here is your chance to actively participate – please attend one of the meetings

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Consumer Action Alert

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