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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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Youth Job Creation in Sustainable Food

Stellenbosch Agroecology Academy Founded against the backdrop of the convergent national challenges of high youth unemployment, food insecurity, and the need to accelerate land reform, the Stellenbosch Agroecology Academy offers a nationally accredited, four-year, youth development programme in sustainable food

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Posted in CONSUMER AWARENESS, FOOD SECURITY

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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Posted in ANIMAL HEALTH ISSUES, ANIMAL PROTECTION, CONSUMER ALERT, CONSUMER AWARENESS, DAIRY, ENVIRONMENTAL FARMING HAZARDS, FARM, FREE RANGE SPECIFICATIONS IN SA, freerange, LABELLING, PIG FARMING, POULTRY FARMING

Our biggest smile yet…

Goes to the small, hard working and unflinching team of The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA) for all the effort they put into protecting the animals of South Africa. Sometimes, in their investigations, even being

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Posted in ANIMAL HEALTH ISSUES, ANIMAL PROTECTION, CONSUMER AWARENESS, FOOD LOVERS MARKET, FRIDAY SMILE, GWK, MINDFUL EATING, PIG FARMING, PIGGERY, POULTRY FARMING, Producers of meat, RETAILERS

Mindful Monday #6

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Posted in MINDFUL EATING

Mindful Monday #1

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Posted in ANIMAL PROTECTION, CONSUMER AWARENESS, DIETS, FREE RANGE SPECIFICATIONS IN SA, GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS, GLYPHOSATE, GMO, HUMAN HEALTH ISSUES & FOOD, NUTRITION, Producers of meat, RETAILERS, Samic

Help a Pig Out

  If you would like any further information then please email us (grassconsumergroup@gmail.com) or view the below links See the background to this story here: http://www.travelwrite.co.za/pig-industrys-filthy-secrets/ http://www.travelwrite.co.za/no-sappo-we-wont-go/ http://www.biznews.com/health/2014/07/03/go-whole-hog-woolies-pnp-face-horrors-pig-farming/ https://grassconsumeraction.wordpress.com/pig-farming/   For more information on pig farming concerns visit the websites

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Posted in ANIMAL HEALTH ISSUES, CONSUMER AWARENESS, DIETS, FREE RANGE SPECIFICATIONS IN SA, GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS, HUMAN HEALTH ISSUES & FOOD, PASTURE REARED, PICK N PAY, PIG FARMING, PIGGERY, PnP, PUBLIC HEALTH, RETAILERS, Samic, SOUTH AFRICA RETAILERS, WOOLWORTHS