Monthly Archives: July 2005

Letter to Parents Magazine

Alex Avery Having just finished the manuscript to a forthcoming book on the mythical benefits of organic food and farming (Harvest of Illusions: the myth of an organic utopia) and as the proud parent of a 16 month-old boy, I … Continue reading

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New Rodale Study: Organic System Yields 30 Percent Less Food

Organic farming can’t compete against the newest biotech farming systems. Churchville, VA (PRWEB via PR Web Direct) July 18, 2005 — A recent press release from Cornell University claims that a new study demonstrates that “organic farms produce same yields … Continue reading

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NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: July 27, 2005 Dennis Avery, 540-337-6354 or cgif@rica.net Churchville, VA—”Claims that global warming will destroy up to a million wildlife species—as recently featured on ABC’s Nightline—are willfully misleading,” warned Dennis Avery of Hudson … Continue reading

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Do Personal Injury Lawyers Wield Too Much Influence On Capitol Hill?

Dennis Avery MTBE, Asbestos And Teflon Cases Demonstrate Personal Injury Lawyers Are Kings Of The Hill The plaintiff’s bar demonstrated its disproportionate clout on Capitol Hill a few days ago when it persuaded energy bill conferees to jettison a rule … Continue reading

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Bush Herds G8 Summit Leaders Into Global Warming Corral

Dennis Avery You thought Texans were just hard-riding gunslingers. Yet George W. Bush has just evaded a huge ambush at the Gleneagles summit in Scotland and herded some of the world’s cleverest politicians into his global warming policy. European leaders … Continue reading

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Ultra-Safe New Pesticide Proves Effective On Massive Global Insect Problems

Dennis Avery One of the world’s newest and safest pesticides, spinosad, was fermented in a laboratory—from a rare soil bacterium discovered by a vacationing scientist in the soil of an abandoned Caribbean rum distillery in 1988. This combination of the … Continue reading

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U.S. Environment Can’t Afford Big Ethanol

Dennis Avery The Energy Bill passed by the Senate would require the U.S. to produce 8 billion gallons of ethanol per year. That’s a bad idea, for America and our environment. The ethanol lobby told Congress that subsidizing 8 billion … Continue reading

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Center for Consumer Freedom: Food Industry Fights Back On Obesity Claims

Nonprofit coalition advocates personal responsibility, not more regulation MSNBC By Kevin Corke NBC News Correspondent ORLANDO, Fla. – High-protein or low-carb? Non-fat or low-fat? The information on diets is confusing, even as the warnings about obesity grow louder. “There is … Continue reading

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Conservation Tillage

The Center for Global Food Issues, Nobel Laureate Dr. Norman Borlaug, Greenpeace Founder Dr. Patrick Moore and Syngenta Crop Protection were recently featured on WJMK TV’s American Environmental Review series hosted by 60 Minutes’ Morley Safer. This nationally syndicated program … Continue reading

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