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Genetically Modified Broccoli Coming To a Grocery Near You

Source: Prevent Disease Genetically modified strains of broccoli have been launched in UK supermarkets as a testing ground before they are inevitably introduced into the United States, Canada and Australia. The new broccoli, brought to market under the name Beneforte, … Continue reading

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10 Fruits and Veggies You Don’t Have To Buy Organic

April McCarthy Prevent Disease We’re only a few months away from enjoying seasonal varieties of organic fruits and veggies our local farmers have to offer. Many of us who tend to be obsessed with health often overlook the fact that … Continue reading

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Growers underpaid for produce, say farmers

Source: SMH THE supermarket giants Woolworths and Coles could be paying farmers as little as 35¢ a kilogram for potatoes and pumpkins and selling them for $3 a kilogram, the latest research from the NSW Farmers Association shows. The association … Continue reading

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British Scientists Grow Super Broccoli

Source: Time Popeye might want to consider switching to broccoli. British scientists unveiled a new breed of the vegetable that experts say packs a big nutritional punch. The new broccoli was specially grown to contain two to three times the … Continue reading

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