PT Food Co-op

Port Townsend Food Co-op, 414 Kearney St., Port Townsend, WA, 98368
Open Mon.-Sat. 8am-9pm; Sun. 9am-8pm
Phone: (360) 385-2883

Archive for May, 2011

Scientist sees problems with glyphosate in controversial leaked letter to Ag Secty Tom Vilsack

May 2nd, 2011 by foodcoop

Distinguished professor & scientist Don Huber, PhD, in a letter to U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, identified serious problems with glyphosate, a key ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup Ready, and crops created to survive applications of RR.

Read the letter here, a print interview with Don Huber here and a taped interview with Huber here. A statement from Monsanto is available here. TAKE ACTION.

Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) introduces raw milk bill

May 2nd, 2011 by foodcoop

HR 1830 would authorize the interstate traffic of unpasteurized milk and milk products that are packaged for direct human consumption. The bill was introduced on May 11, 2011 and has been assigned to committee.

Learn more about the bill here.

USDA may allow biotech to police itself

May 2nd, 2011 by foodcoop

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The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has aided  Monsanto and the biotech lobby by failing to accurately assess the environmental and climate impacts of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), just as they have failed to properly assess the damage done by chemical agriculture. Now, APHIS wants to turn over the job of conducting environmental assessments to biotech companies like Monsanto that have a vested interested in getting their new GMOs deregulated.

Products From Japan

May 2nd, 2011 by foodcoop

The following items are products of Japan that we stock as of May 2011. Stash, SSV (Granum) and Sea Snax nori snacks are all sourced from China or Korea. We will add updated information as it becomes available.

Choice Tea – located on aisle 1 and with bulk teas

o Bancha Tea
o Genmaicha tea (packaged and bulk)
o Japanese Green Tea
o Twig Tea
www.choiceorganicteas.com

Eden Foods – located on aisle 6 and with bulk sea veggies
o Agar agar
o Bonito flakes
o Buckwheat soba
o Hiziki (packaged and bulk)
o Hot pepper sesame oil
o Kuzu
o Mirin
o Nori
o Pickled ginger
o Umeboshi plum paste
o Umeboshi plum vinegar
o Wakame
o Wild yam soba
www.edenfoods.com

Frontier Kikicha Tea (bulk) – located with bulk teas
www.frontiercoop.com

Great Eastern Sun/Emerald Cove Arame – located on aisle 6
www.great-eastern-sun.com

Ohsawa
o Kombu
o Shoyu (2 sizes)
www.goldminenaturalfoods.com

Other websites to visit for general information:
www.ucsusa.org or media@ucs.org
www.iaea.org
www.nrdc.org
www.greenpeace.org
www.rt.com/trends/fukishima/disaster

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