The Supreme Court lifted Monday a four-year ban on the sale in the United States of genetically modified alfalfa, which farmers fear contaminates others crops.
The Adventures of Aggie the Traveling Agrobacterium is a narrated slide show outlining the genetic engineering process and the danger that it poses in a simple and fun, easy to understand format for both adults and children.
The Obama Administration wants to do for food what Fannie and Freddie did for housing. First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move website reports that if you live a mile from a grocery store, you could be in a "food desert."
Update: CFS Fighting Monsanto in the Supreme Court!
As I understand it, the fantastic folks at CFS have already roundly pummeled Monsanto in the lower courts as follows:
1. Monsanto obtained its GMO alfalfa illegally, EPA environme
I got this link from another forum and
thought this may help us in AZ Desert
to start Gardens without breaking our back!
Straw Bale Gardening is simply a different type of container gardening. The main difference is that the containe
Well it has taken us some time to get comfortable with all of the "Radio" world and all that it entails. We have taped three shows and the topic of GMO was the first but surely not the last.
Right now, everyone is focused on unemployment as the lead indicator of the U.S. economic demise. But the real concern isn't unemployment, it is the other benefit schemes blowing up as a result of more people needing government assistance.
Small-scale, resource-poor farmers in developing countries face daily stresses, including poor soils, drought, and lack of inputs. Ongoing trends such as climate change and population growth will likely exacerbate binding stresses. A new generation o
Ernie, I am a small organic farmer in MO and wanted you to pass along or publish the following: Thank you --- Joe Most of you in the local foods movement and in agriculture in general know that something is wrong with the economic moRead Letter
Why depend on your grocer when for as little as a couple of hours a week it can be as easy as walking into your own back yard!
Genetically modified crops were last night given enthusiastic backing by the Environment Secretary.
Lumps of meat would be cultured in laboratory vats rather than carved from livestock reared on a farm.
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Previously published research has documented silicon’s ability to improve human bone mineral density, as well as its ability to support increased bone mineral density in women with osteoporosis.
It's just in time for a key Senate hearing, set to begin in two weeks, that will decide whether to approve a food safety bill that could clamp down on regulation of such products.
G. Edward Griffin has signed on to work with the producers of a very scary movie about the conspiracy to spray the planet with materials which will not allow organic plants to grow. The build up of theses materials appear to reduce crop yields.
The MPP has committed to burning Monsanto's seeds, and has called for a march to protest the corporation's presence in Haiti on June 4, for World Environment Day.
You may think organic food is always better for you, but a new British study finds that wild birds beg to differ. The researchers found that the birds prefer conventional wheat seed, which helps them pack in the protein.
"Poor farmers in Haiti are burning genetically modified seeds given to them by Monsanto. Such seeds are intended to indebt farmers to Monsanto, so that they must buy seeds each year from the corporation." - Liberty Underground
A revolutionary garden for someone wanting to divest themselves from dependency on the dollar and the system. Square foot gardening. My first attempt and some lessons being learned.
Even the U.S. Senate is getting into the act, promoting, even mandating GM technology to the developing world. Senate Bill 384, The Global Food Security Act, shall include research on biotechnological advances...
The tomato plants on his organic farm were taller than him last July when he discovered some collapsed on their trellises. Within weeks, 80% of his crop, including a dozen varieties of cherry, plum, heirloom and hybrid slicer tomatoes, had died.
On May 7, 2010, Barbecue Chef Ted Reader completed the giant hamburger in Toronto. Canadian Barbecue chef made world’s largest burger and has broken the earlier Guinness World Record of 84 kilograms. Reader said, “They still have to wait for Guinness
The FDA essentially believes that nobody has the right to choose what to eat or drink. You are only "allowed" to eat or drink what the FDA gives you permission to. There is no inherent right or God-given right to consume any foods from nature without
This could be risky as experts have warned that excessive tinkering with the blowout preventer -- a huge 450-ton valve system that should have shut off the oil -- could see crude shoot out unchecked at 12 times the current rate.
Russia’s National Assoc. for Gene Security and the Institute of Ecological and Evolutional Problems has revealed that hamsters fed genetically modified (GM) foods produce grandchildren that are unable to produce fourth generation offspring.
This powerful Congressman, chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee (which includes health as a subcommittee), would appear to want supplements regulated like drugs, a step that would effectively eliminate them...
An unexpected bonus in all this? Lots of affirming feedback and warm exchanges with dog walkers, joggers, neighbors, and even the mailman — although he wishes I would grow watermelons.
“If accepted [S 510] would preclude the public’s right to grow, own, trade, transport, share, feed and eat each and every food that nature makes. It will become the most offensive authority against the cultivation, trade and consumption of food and a
Organic milk, one of the strongest products in the organic sector, is especially vulnerable, because farmers feed their cows alfalfa hay. A loss of organic hay would "irreparably cripple organic dairy producers," the industry groups said.