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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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Mindful Eating # 10

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Posted in ANIMAL PROTECTION, MINDFUL EATING, NUTRITION, PUBLIC HEALTH

Mindful Monday # 9

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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 #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

South African Consumers Comment on Woolies Dairy

Grass is always interested to know what South African consumers have to say about food related issues. Since the Woolworths Dairy story first broke (here) there has been a flood of comments – please let us know if there are

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Posted in CONSUMER AWARENESS, DAIRY, FREE RANGE SPECIFICATIONS IN SA, GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS, PASTURE REARED, RETAILERS, SOUTH AFRICA RETAILERS, WOOLWORTHS

Grass Responds to Ian Moir, CEO of Woolworths

Dear Ian Moir, Thank you for your recent reply to our open letter, which has raised some alarming questions. As the CEO of Woolworths, how in touch are you with your Food Teams? Do you know and care how Woolworths

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Posted in ANIMAL HEALTH ISSUES, ANIMAL PROTECTION, CONSUMER AWARENESS, DAIRY, ENVIRONMENTAL FARMING HAZARDS, FOOD SECURITY, FREE RANGE SPECIFICATIONS IN SA, GENETICALLY MODIFIED ORGANISMS, GMO, PASTURE REARED, PIG FARMING, PIGGERY, POULTRY FARMING, RETAILERS, SOUTH AFRICA RETAILERS, WOOLWORTHS