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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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Posted in CONSUMER ALERT, CONSUMER AWARENESS

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

Mindful Monday # 12

MINDFUL EATING #12: UNITED NATIONS WORLD WATER DAY 22 MARCH 2015 Sunday March 22, was World Water Day, a United Nations-sponsored effort to spread the word about how we use water and waste it, and what we can do to

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Posted in MEATLESS RECIPES, MINDFUL EATING, sub-Saharan Africa

Consumer Action Alert

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Posted in ANIMAL HEALTH ISSUES, ANIMAL PROTECTION, CONSUMER ALERT, CONSUMER AWARENESS, ENVIRONMENTAL FARMING HAZARDS, PICK N PAY, PnP, Producers of meat, RETAILERS, SOUTH AFRICA RETAILERS, WOOLWORTHS

Mindful Monday # 11

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Posted in ANIMAL HEALTH ISSUES, ANIMAL PROTECTION, HUMAN HEALTH ISSUES & FOOD, MINDFUL EATING, Producers of meat

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 # 8

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Posted in CONSPIRACY, CONSUMER AWARENESS, DIETS, FOOD SECURITY, GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS, HUMAN HEALTH ISSUES & FOOD, MINDFUL EATING, NUTRITION, PICK N PAY, PnP, PUBLIC HEALTH, RETAILERS, SOUTH AFRICA RETAILERS, WOOLWORTHS