Monthly Archives: December 2002

A Seed Europe Attacks

“High-Yield Hogwash: ‘Corporates’ Against Organics” A Seed Europe, an Amsterdam-based anti-globalization group, is attacking Dr. Norman Borlaug’s new Declaration in Support of Protecting Nature with High-Yield Farming and Forestry as a corporate effort to greenwash capitalist greed. But which of … Continue reading

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Hunger for the Holidays

Dennis T. Avery As you gaze at the beauty of your Christmas tree or the warmth of your Hanukkah candles this holiday season, offer a moment of silence for the needlessly hungry of the world who won’t be having holiday … Continue reading

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High-yield Conservation Declaration Signers Honored by Activists

At least they’re paying attention The High-Yield Conservation Declaration hosted by the Center for Global Food Issues has achieved one minor measure of success, if a recent article from a “whactivist” newsletter is any indication. According to the article, the … Continue reading

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One Hand Clapping: Organic Farming in India

By Dave Wood, December 12, 2002 Vandana Shiva now consistently recommends agricultural policies that will damage Indian farm productivity and national competitiveness in global agricultural trade. Will Shiva’s bad advice wreck Indian farming? She now pushes for organic agriculture. In … Continue reading

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Let’s Take the False Labels Off Dairy Products

Dennis T. Avery With the prevailing emphasis on truth in advertising and consumer rights, why isn’t the U.S. Food and Drug Administration banning the false and misleading labels and advertising of the organic milk and dairy products in our retail … Continue reading

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