Monthly Archives: October 2002

Frog Sex-Change Claims Flawed

Jumping to conclusions could hurt farmers and the environment Contact: Alex Avery of the Center for Global Food Issues, 540-337-6354, or aaavery@comcast.net Churchville, VA, Oct 30, 2002 – A recent study by Tyrone Hayes and colleagues published in Environmental Health … Continue reading

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Organic Food Marketers Make False Health Claims

Organic pesticides may cause cancer and liver disease Contact: Alex Avery of the Center for Global Food Issues, 540-337-6354, or aavery@rica.net. Churchville, VA, Oct 23, 2002 — As new organic labeling laws take effect this week, the USDA has pointed … Continue reading

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‘Negative Campaigning’ for the New U.S. Organic Food Standards

Dennis T. Avery and Alex A. Avery “Organic food is certainly safer and better than the chemical-doused, genetically contaminated, or irradiated food typically found on grocery store shelves.” — Organic Consumers Association press release, Oct. 1, 2002 “When you eat … Continue reading

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Faith in Science Isn’t Going to Win This One for Us

Alex A. Avery More than 40 years of research has yet to document a single case in which antibiotic use in food animals has caused human disease due to antibiotic resistance. That scientific stamp of approval by default should reassure … Continue reading

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Could Global Warming Trigger Another Ice Age Any Day Now?

Dennis T. Avery An eminent marine scientist says global warming may not be the worst of our planetary worries. He says warming could melt too much ice into fresh water, overwhelm the ocean currents and suddenly bring on another Little … Continue reading

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Government Finally Demanding Safe Hamburgers

Dennis T. Avery The government is afraid our love affair with the hamburger will kill us. They’re afraid to say it out loud, but they want our hamburgers irradiated to kill virulent bacteria. Specifically, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is … Continue reading

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