During his former stint in the FDA during the Clinton admin. he wrote the rules allowing recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone into our children's milk. Which is perhaps why his bio seems to have forgotten his decade-plus of Monsanto work.
The finding that corn produced by one of the world's agricultural giants could cause organ failure has been met with obvious concern by food activists and consumers alike
If the First Lady plans to confront the issue in a serious way, she’ll soon be knocking heads with those very companies. She has already gotten a taste of the coming pushback, just by planting an organic garden.
It's finally coming to the surface. If you feed an animal genetically modified feed, the gene from that GMO feed stays with the animal.
I never got into survivalism. Where we live, it's just part of common sense. We get snowed in regularly. So every fall we lay in 4 months' supply of firewood. We always have a few weeks' worth of food in the pantry. And backup...lots of backup.
If you’re in the beef business, what do you do with all the extra cow parts and trimmings that have traditionally been sold off for use in pet food?
Inebriated and without a corkscrew... desperate times call for desperate measures. Ingenuity and a knowledge of physics can provide. (youtube) Please don't try this on drywall;-D
Confidential contracts detailing Monsanto Co.'s business practices reveal how the world's biggest seed developer is squeezing competitors, controlling smaller seed companies and protecting its dominance over genetically altered crops
How healthy (or not) certain foods are—for us, for the environment—is a hotly debated topic among experts and consumers alike, and there are no easy answers. But when Prevention talked to the people at the forefront of food safety and asked them one
“Our electric ‘G’ is absolutely the most important tractor on the farm. It has three times the power of the original ‘G’ which is huge and [has] enough battery life to do everything we need to on our diversified 8-acre farm… It’s totally silent. You
It is banned in 13 states and sure doesn’t come in a six-pack. The maker of Samuel Adams beer has released an updated version of its biennial beer Utopias — now the highest alcohol content beer on the market. At 27 percent alcohol by volume and $1
WASHINGTON, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Antitrust scrutiny of agriculture conglomerate Monsanto has high stakes for U.S. farmers and its competitors, analysts say.
For plants designed in a lab a little more than a decade ago, they've come a long way: Today, the vast majority of the nation's two primary crops grow from seeds genetically altered according to Monsanto company patents. Ninety-three percent of so
Jackass Alert! Someone ought to tell these people that monopolies are illegal. So are monopsony’s.
Winston Churchill once predicted it would be possible to grow chicken breasts and wings more efficiently without having to keep an actual chicken. Scientists have figured out how to grow tiny nuggets of lab meat and it will one day be possible to pro
Edible walls produce fruit, vegetables and herbs in far less space than typical gardens. That’s why advocates of urban farming have embraced them as a way to lower food costs, increase nutritional quality and cut fuel consumption and carbon emissions
Rather than provide documented research that its new GMO product was safe, Monsanto chose to pull the product, and remove all test results from further inspection.
A beverage company has asked a team to drill through Antarctica's ice for a lost cache of some vintage Scotch whiskey that has been on the rocks since a century ago. The drillers will be trying to reach two crates of McKinlay and Co. whiskey that
One in seven Americans struggles to get enough to eat, the government reported on Monday, and more than a third go hungry from time to time -- the highest levels since the "food security" report began in 1995. The new report covers 2008, when the
You cannot have a vibrant, community-based food system at the same time you legislate an anti-small, anti-entrepreneurial, overburdensome, capricious food regulatory system.
Learn how fun keeping chickens in an urban environment can be! November 12, 2009 from 6:30pm to 8pm - Madcap Theaters, Tempe - 7th Street West of S. Mill Ave.
At first glance, Giuseppe Oglio's farm near Milan looks like it's suffering from neglect. Weeds run rampant amid the rice fields and clover grows unchecked around his millet crop. Oglio, a third generation farmer eschews modern farming techniques --
Milk The Deadly Poison
- Legislation granting the Food and Drug Administration new powers to oversee the nation's food supply has elbowed its way onto Congress' crammed calendar with bipartisan support and rare agreement between consumer groups and an industry stung by pr
This week marks the 40th anniversary of the FDA decided to ban cyclamate, the first artificial sweetener prohibited in the US, and yet scientists still haven't reached a consensus about how safe (or harmful) artificial sweeteners may be. Shouldn't we
HFCS is not only in many products on the store shelves, but is being fed to bees. This might be a contributing factor to the death of honeybees. How good can it be for humans?
As California prepares for its fourth year of drought, farmers are nervous in California’s San Joaquin Valley. The valley’s eight counties, if they were their own state, would be the top producing one in the nation. Nearly all the U.S. cantaloupes, g
Many consumers hear about organic farming, but they aren't sure what that means and sometimes question what makes food organic and why it is more expensive than other options. They may be amazed of the typically higher cost of organic foods and may c
Included as a Marker, Antibiotic Resistance Bred into Crops has Disastrous Potential by Marty Traynor Genetically modified genes in food crops can jump from one species to another and can cause bacteria in the new host to mutate, according to