Monthly Archives: July 2000

French Biotech Proposal Gives Up On Human Progress

Dennis T. Avery A French Proposal To Ban Biotech Before Any Hint Of Danger May Herald A World Without The Courage To Experiment CHURCHVILLE, Va – The French government is comparing genetically engineered food to mad cow disease. The French … Continue reading

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Starving For Security–American Outlook

Richard A. Halpern From American Outlook–Summer 2000 The front page of the May 3 Washington Post reported that the Clinton administration wants to set standards for labeling foods as biotech-free. The administration also wants to develop tests to detect genetically … Continue reading

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Bring Back DDT, and Save Lives

Dennis T. Avery and Alex A. Avery New York City cancelled a concert in Central Park on Monday night for fear of the West Nile virus, a dangerous mosquito-borne disease. New York immediately forgot its fear of pesticides and began … Continue reading

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The Story Behind America’s Current Cancer

Dennis T. Avery No One Has Linked Today’s Food to Cancer – Except Organic Farmers Hawking Overpriced Food CHURCHVILLE, Va.- A major new European cancer study says 20 percent to 40 percent of our cancers are hereditary. That’s good news … Continue reading

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Will We Kiss The Dream Goodbye?

Richard A. Halpern “I believe there is another agenda here at work. The issue isn’t clean water, it is the federal regulation of private lands…” — Sen. Gordon Smith (R-OR) before the Senate Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife and Water, Committee … Continue reading

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One Billion School Kids, A New Market For US Farmers?

Dennis T. Avery America’s School Lunch Programs Have Been Successful Because They’ve Been Locally Based CHURCHVILLE, Va .- The Clinton administration has backed some bad ideas, including Hillary Clinton’s attempted health-care takeover and giving the federal government hypothetical authority to … Continue reading

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Regulators Without Clues

Alex Avery & Richard Halpern Published by the Washing Times Would you go to a doctor who prescribed major surgery before taking your medical history or even examining you? Of course not. You would be subjecting yourself to unnecessary pain, … Continue reading

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An Outcry For More Science, Less Politics At The EPA

Dennis T. Avery and Richard A. Halpern The EPA’s Attempt to Impose Rules Without First Collecting Relevant Data Has Cost It Credibility In Congress and The Courts CHURCHVILLE, Va.-The U.S. Congress has given sudden and dramatic notice it will not … Continue reading

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