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The Green Life: Daily Roundup: January 20, 2011

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January 20, 2011

Daily Roundup: January 20, 2011

Doing a Body Good: Organic milk is healthier, thanks to its higher percentage of essential fatty acids, a new study suggests. The Independent

Things Might Get Wet: Meteorologists are warning that a colossal 'superstorm' could deluge California for up to 40 days straight in the near future. Grist 

Circus Ain't in Town: China banned animal shows and circuses, and mandated that its 300 state-owned zoos stop selling animal parts and serving rare animals in their restaurants. Telegraph

He's Spawning Laws: Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) will introduce legislation to prevent the FDA from allowing genetically engineered salmon to be sold. New York Times

Walmart Cuts Back: Walmart announced that it will significantly cut down on sodium, trans fat, and added sugars in its own label's products by 2015. The corporate giant will also reduce produce prices by $1billion per year. Huffington Post

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