Non-profits file lawsuit against Sioux honey

Beyond Pesticides and the Organic Consumers Association (OCA), represented by Richman Law Group, today filed a lawsuit in Superior Court in the District of Columbia against Sioux Honey Association, for the deceptive and misleading labeling of its Sue Bee and Aunt Sue’s honey brands. The suit follows news that Sue Bee honey products labeled “100% Pure” and “Natural” tested positive for glyphosate residue. Glyphosate, a known endocrine disrupter and, according to the World Health Organization, a probable human carcinogen, is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide.

Read more from the Organic Consumers Association:

https://www.organicconsumers.org/press/nonprofits-file-lawsuit-against-sioux-honey-over-%E2%80%98100-pure%E2%80%99-and-%E2%80%98natural%E2%80%99-labels-products

Biolite Camp Stove and Cliff Bars Giveaway!

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Fine Print:

  • 1 winner (total) will be picked randomly from all new likes of Ellison’s Market between Sept 2 and Oct 30, 2016.  Winner will be announced early October, 2016.
  • You must be a resident of the Kootenays and pick up your stove and Cliff Bars at Ellison’s.
  • No purchase necessary.

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Canning Workshop – Aug 27, 11 AM

Homemade preserves sitting on a rustic table outside. Pickes, tomatoes, appplesauce, etc.

Why not try canning this year? Ellison’s is offering a free canning workshop on Sat, Aug 27 at 11 AM in our Cafe. Bev Dunfield will tell us all about canning methods and answer your questions to give you confidence in your canning adventure.

Aug 27, 11 AM – Ellison’s Cafe