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Did you know that the genetically modified Bt. Maize, a staple food for most South Africans, has failed to deliver as promised?

Good people,

The month of March is here with us with Easter fast approaching and the end of the first quarter of 2016!

From Organic Consumers Alliance (OCA) and our partners, we continue in our steadfast believe that: “ Your Health is Your First Wealth.”

  • Did you know that South Africa has gained the notoriety of being the first country in the world to allow their staple food, maize, to be genetically modified? Do we want to be next?
  • Genetically modified foods have negative health effects….more and more people are coming down with diseases that were previously thought of as rare or only afflicting older people and certain strata of society: the cancers, for example, are now indiscriminately on the INCREASE…or have you note noticed that pattern?
  • Among the key risk factors that our modern and technologically advanced lifestyle has contributed to is an increase in environmental toxins, which apart from traditional ones, like tobacco smoking, include increased use of agro-chemicals, like glyphosate, which are often used in conjunction with genetically modified crops, ostensibly to increase yield to feed the world!

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2015 was the Year of the Soil: Are we any wiser about SOIL and its critical role in human existence?

Good People,

The month of December is here and with it comes the end of the International Year of the Soil!

Do we appreciate and understand why a whole year was set aside to think and reflect on the role of soil? Sadly, I suspect, a majority, don’t….many of us did not even know the year 2015 was dedicated to SOIL.  Here are a few reasons why soil is critically important…

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W.H.O warns against cancer causing meat: What is the recommended way forward?

The month of November, which precedes the festive season, is here and some people, including organic farmers and consumers, are concerned as to whether they should eat any meat, at all, in view of the recent announcement by the World Health Organization (WHO) that some types of meat cause cancer; especially colon cancer.

This concern is bound to affect how people celebrate during this coming festive season:

For most families and consumers, meat and meat products constitute an indispensable component of the festive season food menu. In this blog article I share, with the readers, both good and bad news guided by the following questions about meat.

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Going Organic in East Africa

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Organic Farmers

This is just a few names and contacts of organic farmers who work closely with OCA.

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Organic Markets

The retailers buy thei food from the organic farmers and sell them at various organic

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Restaurants

OCA works closely and directs traffic to the only organic restaurant in Nairobi so far.

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Processors

OCA closely works with one processor whose products are certified organic.

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