Monthly Archives: November 2006

How Americans Are Living Dangerously

We worry too much about overhyped threats, and ignore the things that really put us at risk By JEFFREY KLUGER TIME It would be a lot easier to enjoy your life if there weren’t so many things trying to kill … Continue reading

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Boning Up On Red Meat

von Zoe Strimpel Financial Times – Deutschland On its own, lean meat is no longer frowned upon. The link between eating red meat and high cholesterol has been dismissed and the focus has shifted to the essential fats and vitamins … Continue reading

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Warming Myth Busters: Authors Shine Sunlight on Greenhouse Gloom

Quoted from the Washington Times, November 15, p. A2 Warming Myth Busters: Authors Shine Sunlight on Greenhouse Gloom “Current climate trends are partly a product of a solar-linked cycle that creates harmless, naturally warmer conditions approximately every 1,500 year, S. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Fast Food Nation

By John Mark Butterworth Spero News – USA Tendentious movie making at its worst (or would that be at its best?), Fast Food Nation is the kind of sophomoric nonsense you get when you turn a Berkeley teach-in into a … Continue reading

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No Beef to Breast Cancer Scare

By Steven Milloy FOX News Excerpt… “Breast cancer risk linked to red meat, study finds,” headlined the Washington Post’s front page last Tuesday. “Younger women who regularly eat red meat appear to face an increased risk for a common form … Continue reading

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Red Meat Increases Risk of Breast Cancer – Or Does It?

By Ruth Kava, Ph.D., R.D. ACSH (American Council on Science and Health) Should women stop eating red meat to avoid or lessen the risk that they’ll develop breast cancer? Taken at face value, a new study suggests that might be … Continue reading

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Dairymen Organize to Protect Technologies

Farmshine By Sherry Bunting Special for Farmshine Excerpt… SCHAEFFERSTOWN, Pa. – “There are very important things at stake,” said dairy practitioner Dr. Brian Reed of Agricultural Veterinarian Associates based in Denver, Pa. “Producers have a choice to use or not … Continue reading

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Consumer Awareness of Biotechnology – Separating Fact from Fiction

by Alex Avery Here’s a great post from Terry Etherton’s blog. Terry is a Professor of Animal Nutrition and heads the Department of Dairy and Animal Science at Penn State University. PodCast: Consumer Awareness of Biotechnology – Separating Fact from … Continue reading

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PodCast: Consumer Awareness of Biotechnology – Separating Fact from Fiction

Terry Etherton’s Blog Terry Etherton, Penn State University Download the PodCast Transcript: Consumer Awareness of Biotechnology – Separating Fact from Fiction I had the pleasure of speaking at a meeting of dairy producers in Lebanon County, PA on October 25, … Continue reading

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Today rbST – What’s Next?

PA Farm News A Monthly Column by Dennis Wolff, Secretary of Agriculture Excerpt… HARRISBURG – Recently, there has been renewed attention on the use of rbST (recombinant bovine somatatropin), a synthetic version of the natural protein growth hormone in dairy … Continue reading

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