A federal judge has ordered what is believed to be the first-ever destruction of a genetically modified crop in the United States, saying that the altered sugar beets were planted illegally.
What we have here is a willful act of TREASON on the part of the Senate and all the supporters of this legislation.
The Senate on Tuesday passed a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s food-safety system, after tainted eggs, peanut butter and spinach sickened thousands and led major food makers to join consumer advocates in demanding stronger government oversight.
"Civil disobedience becomes a sacred duty when the state becomes lawless or corrupt." ~Mahatma Gandhi
“There’s a time when the operation of the machine becomes so odious — makes you so sick at heart — that you can’t take part. You can’t even passively take part.
The Food and Drug Administration would have to step up inspections of food plants under legislation the Senate is expected to pass this week. The bill gives the FDA authority to order a recall of tainted products. Today, the agency must negotiate wit
11-year-old Birke Baehr presents his take on a major source of our food -- far-away and less-than-picturesque industrial farms. Keeping farms out of sight promotes a rosy, unreal picture of big-box agriculture, he argues, as he outlines the case to g
Monsanto and the sponsors of S 510 are very serious about the patents on seeds that humans utilize to feed themselves. Farmers in Iraq and India have already experienced the full force of Monsanto...
The list of edible aphrodisiacs is fairly well-known. A few of them are chocolate, oysters, avocados and pomegranates. But less known are foods that stifle sexuality to the point of actually suppressing desire or the ability to perform with a partner
Thanks to biotechnology and widespread genetic modification, the meal you'll enjoy tomorrow certainly isn't your grandma's feast
Birke Baehr -"What's Wrong With Our Food System? And How Can We Make A Difference?" Recently, Birke was a speaker at a Ted Conference. The annual TED conferences, in Long Beach/Palm Springs and Oxford, bring together the world's most fascinating thin
Imagine living anywhere in the world and growing fresh organic vegetables and fish right outside your kitchen in a Portable Farm™ that’s sized to feed your family.
List of U.S Senators and the Bribes (I mean campaign contributions) that these Senators received from Special Interest Groups to either support or oppose S.510
Food stamps - the only thing keeping 43 million Americans from going postal." Hopefully the end of extended unemployment benefits coming December 1 won't be that first one additional straw on the camel's back that leads to a full blown fracture.
U.S. Senate Bill S 510 is now on the Senate floor where a vote is expected shortly. Yesterday, the Motion to Invoke Cloture passed on a vote of 74-25 (see how they voted, below), sending the bill forward for a final vote perhaps as early as today.
While many health professionals and lawmakers are cheering the Food and Drug Administration's decision to declare caffeine an illegal and unsafe additive to manufactured alcoholic beverages, critics say it is an infringement of consumer rights by the
Jeffrey Smith, founder of the Institute for Responsible Technology, is leading the movement to eliminate genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in the United States. Here, Smith offers an update on this important mission to protect your health...
This summer armed government agents raided Rawesome Foods, a Venice, California health food co-op. What were the agents after? Unpasteurized milk, it turns out. Raw milk raids are happening all over the United States. The Food and Drug Administrat
A year after it began reviewing whether energy drinks that combine alcohol and caffeine are safe or legal, the Food and Drug Administration is expected to take a stand on the drinks, according to law enforcement officials in several states.
Three buckets are provided for each penis-eating contestant. One bucket is crammed with fragrant roasted donkey penises, the second with a sloppy gruel of some reddish-brown, sticky dipping sauce and the third is for gagging up chunks of half-digeste
America's obsession with law and order, has conveniently inculcated a complete lack of sympathy for lawbreakers (evildoers), or those who seem like they might break the law. This is an essential cultural feature that also worked well under Mao...
"If commodity prices plunge from the current levels and you think they're in a bubble, which I tend to think they are, there is risk" for agricultural banks, said a Rochdale Securities analyst. Grain prices are rising because of demand for grain-fed
Products Made From Cattle
Whether it's QE or not the surge is real, and the result is going to start to hit consumers through food prices.
Then help arrived from an organization called Dairy Management. It teamed up with Domino’s to develop a new line of pizzas with 40% more cheese, and proceeded to devise and pay for a $12 million marketing campaign. And Dairy Management is not a priva
Chef Barton Seaver presents a modern dilemma: Seafood is one of our healthier protein options, but overfishing is desperately harming our oceans. He suggests a simple way to keep fish on the dinner table that includes every mom's favorite adage -- "E
Nicole Courides has a passion for Intercourse. She has to - it's her business. Courides founded the Intercourse Brewing Company (intercoursebrewingco.com), which she named after the rural Pennsylvania Amish community of Intercourse
San Francisco has become the first major U.S. city to pass a law that cracks down on the popular practice of giving away free toys with unhealthy restaurant meals for children. San Francisco's Board of Supervisors passed the law on Tuesday on a ve
Some of the world's biggest food companies are [finally] removing the chemical Bisphenol A from packaging, amid growing concern it is causing a wide range of human illnesses including heart disease and breast cancer.