Monthly Archives: June 2002

Searching For Peace On this Fourth Of July

Dennis T. Avery This Article was written by Senator Rudy Boschwitz, not Dennis Avery WASHINGTON, DC— This Fourth of July, as in many times past, America is beset by ruthless enemies. But this time, our enemies are not a nation, … Continue reading

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The Hidden Dangers In Organic Food

Dennis T. Avery Products most people think are purer than other foods are making people seriously ill. According to recent data compiled by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control CDC), people who eat organic and “natural” foods are eight times … Continue reading

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Saving Healthful Fruits and Vegetables With Biotechnology

Dennis T. Avery CHURCHVILLE, VA—One of America’s top pest control experts says biotechnology is likely to save the California wine and grape industry from Pierce’s disease, which is rapidly spreading through Golden State vineyards. He says biotech has already saved … Continue reading

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World Food Summit Endorses Biotechnology

Dennis T. Avery CHURCHVILLE, VA—In a stunning defeat for the global Green movement, the World Food Summit on June 11 formally endorsed biotechnology as a potentially-important factor in conquering world hunger. The Summit rejected activist demands for organic farming, in … Continue reading

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Biotech Drama Gone Awry Is Only A Scare

Dennis T. Avery CHURCHVILLE, VA—Britain is being treated to a new TV drama about genetic engineering gone horribly wrong—killing old people and wildlife across the English countryside. “Fields of Gold” produced by BBC 1 television, has already been condemned by … Continue reading

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New Swiss Study Confirms Sharply Lower Yields From Organic Crops

Dennis T. Avery CHURCHVILLE, VA—Long-term field tests by a Swiss organic farming institute, as reported in Science on May 31, confirm that organic crops yield little more than half as much per acre as conventional farmers’ fields. The Research Institute … Continue reading

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Global Warming Didn’t Hurt Italian Agriculture

Dennis T. Avery CHURCHVILLE, VA—Climate alarmists are fond of telling us that global warming will threaten our farms and food supplies by causing more droughts, floods and storms. But 122 years of detailed climate records from the University of Pisa, … Continue reading

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Bashing Bill Gates–For His Good Works

Dennis T. Avery CHURCHVILLE, VA—Poor Bill Gates. His computer operating system was so good everybody uses it—so the government charged him with being a monopoly. Now Gates is giving away a chunk of his billions to help women and kids … Continue reading

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The Cancerous Legacy Of Rachel Carson

Dennis T. Avery CHURCHVILLE, VA—Six women in one of my neighbor families have breast cancer. Statistically, only one woman in eleven will contract it. The family told the local newspaper that it must be the pesticides sprayed by nearby farmers. … Continue reading

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“Natural” and Organic Foods 8 Times More Likely to Have Safety and Recall Problems

Download PDF Organic and “all natural” products are revealed to be 8 times more likely to be recalled for safety related problems than conventional products, according to U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Health Canada records. Tweet

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