Monthly Archives: June 2003

Curb Their Enthusiasm

Alex Avery On HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” the female lead character portrays a lawyer for the Natural Resources Defense Council. It is appropriate that this show is a comedy, because NRDC has long been a bad national joke. How are … Continue reading

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Mad Cow, Monkey Pox, and Aztecs: Diseases From Our Animals

Dennis Avery Canada has found a case of mad cow disease-a beef steer in remote Alberta. No one knows how “mad cow” got there. Across the Atlantic, in Britain, more than 167,000 cows have been diagnosed with the disease since … Continue reading

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Organic Fear Profiteers Milk Big Bucks from Shoppers

Horizon Dairy pockets profits at expense of consumers and farmers Contact: Alex Avery, aavery@rica.net, (540) 337-6354 CHURCHVILLE, Va., June 18, 2003 — “It doesn’t matter what’s true, it only matters what consumers believe.” Sadly, these are the words of Horizon … Continue reading

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“New Report” on Genetically Modified Crops

CGFI Press Release Contact: Alex Avery, aavery@rica.net, (540) 337-6354 CHURCHVILLE, Va., June 17, 2003 — A panel of activists claiming to be scientists from “many disciplines, committed to the promotion of science for the public good” is actually two organic … Continue reading

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Global Warming: New News is Good News

Dennis Avery For those of us huddled in fear of global warming — or the fear of losing our furnaces and air conditioners to the harsh energy rationing of the Kyoto treaty — new research is swatting aside the worst … Continue reading

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The Environmental Challenge

By Peter Raven The following is a speech by Peter Raven, originally posted to AgBioWorld. For more on this subject, visit our High-yield Declaration web site. It is difficult to comprehend that as recently as 10,000 years, or about 400 … Continue reading

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