Monthly Archives: September 2000

Transcript of organic food safety report, ABC News 20/20, Feb. 4, 2000

How Good Is Organic Food? 20/20’s John Stossel Investigates ANCHOR BARBARA WALTERS: Tonight, John Stossel has put aside his usual “give me a break” to bring you a surprising and important report. Do you think organic food is healthier and … Continue reading

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Keeping Africa Pestidice Free…And Dirt Poor

Dennis T. Avery Corrupt Regimes in Africa and Phony Overpopulation Fears in the West Have Combined to Keep Africa Underfed CHURCHVILLE, Va.-Kofi Annan, secretary-general of the United Nations, says “I challenge the foremost experts in the world to think through … Continue reading

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How Chinese Farmers Are Reducing Pesticide Use

Dennis T. Avery The Mixed Planting Went So Well That China’s Farmers Were Able To Skip Spraying Fungicide In the Second Year of the Experiment CHURCHVILLE, Va.-The Chinese are reporting a new way to increase crop yields and use less … Continue reading

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An Ecological Scare Story That’s For The Birds

Dennis T. Avery Feeding Humanity From Organic Fields Would Mean Cropping Twice As Much Land As We Currently Plant, Starving Billions of Birds CHURCHVILLE, Va.-The frenzied efforts of some “scientists” to gain fame and funding by pinning some eco-danger on … Continue reading

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MDLs: The EPA Fishes Something Nasty from the Clean Water Act

 Download PDF If full implementation of TMDLs (Total Maximum Daily Loads) can be achieved nationwide, the federal government—specifically the EPA—will have gained control, as Whitten feared, over virtually the entire American economy. Tweet

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Marketing & The Organic Food Industry: A history of food fears, market manipulation and misleading consumers

Download PDF Years of black propaganda from the organic fringe, backed by the BSE tragedy, have had a perceptible effect on consumer views. By their very nature, organics promote health and food safety, implying that non-organic food is somehow unhealthy … Continue reading

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A False Alarm Over The Gulf Of Mexico’s

Richard A. Halpern The Low-Oxygen Zone in the Gulf of Mexico Is Related to Rainfall Levels, Not Nitrogen Fertilizer Just as the Clinton-Gore administration is set to recommend a radical cutback in Midwest farming, the Gulf of Mexico nitrogen problem … Continue reading

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