10 Banned Foods That Every American Should Stop Eating. {Infographic}

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Food Green Health & Wellness Banned Foods dr. mercola Dyes gmos preservatives Oh America, you are indeed the land of the free and home to the brave, but somewhere along the way we have also become the land of GMO’s, bio-engineered food and ADHD-inducing dyes. How have we managed to let this crap slip through the cracks for so long? I mean even China, Russia and […].

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France Bans Genetically Modified Corn

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France has temporarily banned the planting of Monsanto’s genetically modified corn, ominously called MON810. Agriculture france ban GM corn monsanto yieldgardDue to the proximity of the planting season,” said Agriculture Minister Bruno Le Maire in a press release last week, the country has “decided to take a precautionary measure to temporarily prohibit the cultivation of maize MON810 on the national territory to protect the environment.”.

Jordan bans plastic bags, joining Kuwait, Qatar and the UAE

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The Jordan Food and Drug Administration (JFDA) announced plans to ban the use of plastic bags starting next year. No word on what constitutes “greener” substitutes, nor how the ban will be enforced. Qatar, Kuwait and the UAE ban plastics too.

California Bans Plastic Bags! WooHoo!!!

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But seriously, this evening, governor Jerry Brown announced a plastic bag ban for the ENTIRE state —and check your maps, California is HUGE! We’re the first to ban these bags, and we won’t be the last.”. The post California Bans Plastic Bags!

South African Airways Bans Transport of Animals Killed For Trophies

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Africa’s largest airline has banned the shipment of endangered animal trophies on its flights. That’s right.

Wild Animals Are Now Banned From Circuses in The Netherlands

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As of last week, wild animals, including lions, bears, and elephants, are banned from performing in circuses in The Netherlands.

Brazil Bans Catching Catfish to Save Pink River Dolphins

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Brazil is in the process of temporarily banning the catch of catfish, in order to save the Pink River dolphins. According to the Fishing and Aquaculture Ministry, the flesh of Read More The post Brazil Bans Catching Catfish to Save Pink River Dolphins appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Kentucky to Fully Ban Veal Crates By 2018

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Kentucky becomes the eighth state in the US to ban the use of cruel veal crates. Read More The post Kentucky to Fully Ban Veal Crates By 2018 appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

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Sao Paulo, Brazil Bans Animal Testing With Hefty Fines

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The state has officially adopted a ban Read More The post Sao Paulo, Brazil Bans Animal Testing With Hefty Fines appeared first on Ecorazzi. The state of Sao Paulo in Brazil is now taking a serious stance against animal cruelty with their new law against animal testing.

Calcutta bans bicycles

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Calcutta bans bicycles in an apparent attempt to check bombing terror by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Just when you think you have heard and seen it all and then along comes something like that from a city where bicycles vastly outnumber cars. India cycle ban cycles Kolkata Calcutta bicycles

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Israel Bans Horse-Drawn and Donkey-Drawn Carts

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Israel has become the first country in the world to ban horse-drawn and donkey-drawn carts. Read More The post Israel Bans Horse-Drawn and Donkey-Drawn Carts appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

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To Those who Support the Immigrant Ban: I Want to Listen.

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Enlightened Society Equal Rights WAYLON: Today Only dialogue make america great again Muslim ban non-partisan politics opposition support immigrant ban Trump SupportersI want to learn.

Big Win for Planet Earth, New York City Bans Styrofoam

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New York City is now the largest city to ban Styrofoam in the United States. Read More The post Big Win for Planet Earth, New York City Bans Styrofoam appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Science Top News

Hong Kong Bans Shark Fin Soup and Bluefin Tuna

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But now the government has instituted a new ban that could reduce consumption of both. “WWF-Hong Kong congratulates the HKSAR government for issuing a shark fin and bluefin tuna ban for their official dining,” the group announced in a press release.

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San Diego Bans Pet Stores, Promotes Adoption

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Read More The post San Diego Bans Pet Stores, Promotes Adoption appeared first on Ecorazzi. Stores will now have to get kittens, puppies, and rabbits from area shelters and rescue groups. Animals Causes News Top News

Poland Bans GE Corn, Monsanto Buys Bee Research Firm

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Monsanto's genetically engineered corn has been officially banned from use in Poland after beekeepers showcased a link leading from Monsanto's seeds to the deaths of honeybees. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News

Celebrate Progress: FDA lifts Ban on Gay Blood Donors!

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The FDA has banned donations from homosexual men since 1983!

Costa Rica to Ban Dog Fighting

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Costa Rican legislators signed a bill after a two year battle that will ban dog fighting in the country. Read More The post Costa Rica to Ban Dog Fighting appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News

Shigeru Ban’s Design Souq pavilion is made entirely of cardboard in Abu Dhabi

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Legendary Japanese architect Shigeru Ban built Design Souq – a mobile, recyclable pavilion made entirely out of cardboard that is every bit as sturdy as brick or stone. Design Abu Dhabi Art Festival Cardboard Pavilion green building materials green design Japanese design Shigeru Ban

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New Zealand Bans Animals Testing for Cosmetics

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After animal rights organizations lobbied for a ban on animal testing for cosmetics in the country, the New Zealand government has listened and turned the ban into law. Greens MP Read More The post New Zealand Bans Animals Testing for Cosmetics appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Beauty Causes News Science Top News

Leonardo DiCaprio Calls for New York Shark Fin Ban

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The actor tweeted his support for Oceana's campaign to get New York's shark fin ban passed. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News leonardo dicaprio

Hugo Boss Bans Fur From All Upcoming Collections

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As the fashion industry shows its lack of taste with a re-emergence of fur clothes, luxury fashion designer Hugo Boss has pledged to go fur free in all of its Read More The post Hugo Boss Bans Fur From All Upcoming Collections appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Jenna Fischer Asks Indiana State Fair to Ban Elephant Rides

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Read More The post Jenna Fischer Asks Indiana State Fair to Ban Elephant Rides appeared first on Ecorazzi. "The Office" star and animal lover is reaching out on behalf of PETA to stop elephant cruelty at fairs.

Supreme Court of India Bans Dogfighting And Cockfighting

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The Indian Supreme Court bans cockfighting and dogfighting in a landmark decision. Read More The post Supreme Court of India Bans Dogfighting And Cockfighting appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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India Becomes Fourth Country to Ban Captive Dolphin Shows

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Read More The post India Becomes Fourth Country to Ban Captive Dolphin Shows appeared first on Ecorazzi. India has declared that cetaceans'' high level of intelligence grants them the status of "non-human persons." Animals Causes News Top News

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New York Ban on Horse Drawn Carriages Will Happen This Year

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New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said that although he had to push back the ban on horse-drawn carriages, he is still very committed to the cause and that it will Read More The post New York Ban on Horse Drawn Carriages Will Happen This Year appeared first on Ecorazzi.

France Becomes First E.U. Nation to Ban Lion Trophies

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Nation to Ban Lion Trophies appeared first on Ecorazzi. Some four months following the murder of Cecil the Lion, while protests and petitions remain, nations have been slow to take decisive action. Joining a small though hopefully growing list of Read More The post France Becomes First E.U.

Wild Animal Entertainment Ban Proposed in Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach, a Democrat from Montgomery Country, Read More The post Wild Animal Entertainment Ban Proposed in Pennsylvania appeared first on Ecorazzi. The circus may no longer be coming to town in the Keystone State if one Pennsylvania lawmaker has his way.

Nepal Temple Bans Animal Sacrifices as Offerings

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A Hindu temple in Nepal has banned the sacrifice of animals as offerings at the traditional Gadhimai festival. Taking place every five years for two and a half centuries at Read More The post Nepal Temple Bans Animal Sacrifices as Offerings appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Arts/Culture Causes News Top News

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British Home Secretary wants to ban encryption

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by Michael Smith (Veshengro) British Home Secretary Amber Rudd wants to ban encryption – well basically – for she demands that the security services and police be given access to the encryption WhatsApp and other secure messaging services.

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Keeping Orcas Captive for Profit Now Banned in Ontario

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Dubai, Abu Dhabi ban high energy incandescent light bulbs

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Albeit somewhat late ( the UK first announced its ban of incandescent light bulbs in 2007), the UAE’s ban is a progressive move that is expected to save up to 500 megawatts a year. Cities CFLs Energy Efficiency energy shortages LEDs Middle East UAE light bulb ban

Historic News as L.A. Bans Plastic Bags in Stores

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to approve a ban on plastic bags at supermarket checkout lines. Los Angeles has made history by becoming the largest city in the U. Read More. Causes Environment News Top News ian somerhalder rosario dawson

Enforcing Jordan’s Smoking Ban: Is the Kingdom Blowing Smoke?

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Five years following its ban on smoking in restaurants and other public spaces, the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan will start enforcing the rules. Law enforcement began in 2009 with shopping malls and Queen Alia International Airport first enacting the ban, followed by fast food restaurants.

Coca Cola Fails at Stopping Grand Canyon Plastic Bottle Ban

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When it looked like the Grand Canyon Plastic Bottle Ban was going to be derailed by Coca Cola, activists came out in full force. Read More. Causes Environment News Top News

New York State Bans Elephant Ivory and Rhino Horn

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The New York State Legislature has passed a landmark legislation today, which bans the sale and purchase of elephant ivory and rhino horn. New York is the largest ivory market Read More The post New York State Bans Elephant Ivory and Rhino Horn appeared first on Ecorazzi.

India Bans Importing Cosmetics Tested on Animals

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India officially became the first cruelty-free cosmetics zone in South Asia today with its passing a ban on imported animal-tested cosmetics. Read More The post India Bans Importing Cosmetics Tested on Animals appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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India Bans the Import and Consumption of Foie Gras

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The Indian government bans the import and consumption of the popular and cruel duck dish, foie gras. Read More The post India Bans the Import and Consumption of Foie Gras appeared first on Ecorazzi.

BPA Ban in California?

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It may soon be illegal to have Bisphenol-A (BPA) in sippy cups, baby bottles, infant formula, and baby food. According to Grist , the California State Assembly will be deciding the fate of Assembly Bill 1319, the Toxin-Free Infants and Toddlers Act today.

Edie Falco Asks NJ Governor to Ban Gestation Crates

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Just days after Danny DeVito released his awesome plea Read More The post Edie Falco Asks NJ Governor to Ban Gestation Crates appeared first on Ecorazzi. Another A-list star has joined the fight against gestation crates by writing a personal letter to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Animals Causes News Top News danny devito edie falco