Monthly Archives: December 2006

A Warm and Fuzzy Feeling

Yes, the world is getting warmer, but the Earth does this roughly every 1,500 years, and we cannot stop it. The good news is humans and most other species tend to do better during the warm periods. There is a … Continue reading

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Elite Magazine Says High-Yield Farmers Are Saving Wildlife

The Economist, one of the most influential magazines in the world, is lavishing praise on non other than the world’s high-yield farmers—for saving the planet’s wildlands and wild species! That’s right, a powerful media outlet is touting the environmental triumph … Continue reading

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Bovine Growth Hormone

Terry Etherton’s Blog By Rich Maloof for MSN Health & Fitness Reality Check The synthetic growth hormone is used to help cows produce milk more efficiently. Growth hormones exist naturally in a dairy cow and in the milk she produces. … Continue reading

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Don’t be Afraid of rbST

Health News Digest By Michael D. Shaw, Contributing Columnist Excerpt… Just what is rbST?…rbST stands for Recombinant Bovine Somatotropin [trade name POSILAC®], a meta-natural version of the naturally occurring hormone bST (Bovine somatatrophin), present in the pituitary glands of all … Continue reading

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Two More Global Warming False Alarms

The global warming debate has developed a pattern: In part A, a scientist makes a scary claim and gets headlines for himself, and his funding source, across the known world. In part B, a few months later new evidence blows … Continue reading

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African-American Organization Urges FDA to Stop Deceptive Marketing of ‘No rBST Milk’

NOAAH: Low-Income Consumers Needlessly Paying More for Identical Milk Kevin Marchman AfricanAmericanTimes.net Excerpt… WASHINGTON, DC – The National Organization for African Americans in Housing (NOAAH), a non-profit advocate for low-income citizens, has called on the U.S. Food & Drug Administration … Continue reading

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Feedstuffs Food Link Interview with Alex Avery

Interview by Trent Luce Feedstuffs Trent Luce interview with Alex Avery about his new book, The Truth About Organic Foods. Alex Avery explains that the book is designed to be used as a tool to help consumers distinguish fact from … Continue reading

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Can British Wine Grapes Resolve A Global Warming Question?

British wine grapes are suddenly in the midst of the global warming controversy. Historic records tell us that Britain grew wine grapes 2000 years ago during the Roman Warming, and 1000 years ago during the Medieval Warming. Since 1300, however, … Continue reading

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Bovine Somatotropin

Feedstuffs Excerpt… Bovine somatotropin (bST) is a tool used by dairy producers to enhance milk production and improve the efficiency of dairy operations. bST is a natural protein produced in the pituitary glands of cattle. Milk from cows receiving supplemental … Continue reading

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