Monthly Archives: February 2007

Keeping Our Wits About Us

Junkfood Science By Sandy Szwarc February 27, 2007 Excerpt… Many dubious scares and claims about our foods, bodies and health continue to appear over and over again — year after year, decade after decade — even though they were long … Continue reading

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Does Organic Mean Healthier and Is It Worth the Money?

Reader’s Digest Michael Downey Excerpt… Like a growing number of Canadians, Jennifer Kavur shops regularly for organic groceries. She buys organic tomatoes, lettuce, apples and many other items. And the 31-year-old Toronto editor pays dearly for them: For example, last … Continue reading

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Is love affair with organic milk curdling?

Telegraph Harry Wallop, Business Correspondent February 26, 2007 Excerpt… The middle class’s love affair with organic milk might be starting to sour, according to the latest industry data. After years of paying a premium for supposedly healthier milk, shoppers are … Continue reading

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Cub Foods sued over beef labels

Plaintiffs: ‘Black Angus’ often misused Pioneer Press By Jennifer Bjorhus February 23, 2007 Excerpt… Two Twin Cities shoppers are suing Supervalu Inc. accusing the grocery giant of falsely labeling ordinary beef as more-expensive Black Angus at its Cub Foods stores … Continue reading

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John Stossel: “Give Me a Break!”

Excerpt… Oops, I forgot to say that this show is on this Friday, February 23rd. So here’s a reminder: Two hours of prime time! Tomorrow night, beginning at 9 p.m. ET. …worry is what the show is about. It’s titled … Continue reading

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Dean Kleckner Speaks Out: Got Bilk?

Truth About Trade & Technology Dean Kleckner Excerpt… How would you feel about an everyday product’s shooting up in price – but without any improvement in quality? It’s about to happen to milk. Call it the Great Milk Bilk of … Continue reading

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Dairy producers concerned about losing rbST

Capital Press Cecilia Parsons Excerpt… VISALIA, Calif. – Dairy producers, concerned about consumer confidence and facing the loss of a valuable production tool, spoke out Monday and took a tentative step toward organization. More than 100 dairy producers and people … Continue reading

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Authors Win Spooner Award

We are pleased to inform you that Rowman & Littlefield authors Dennis T. Avery and S. Fred Singer have been chosen as the April 2007 monthly recipients of the Lysander Spooner Awards for Advancing the Literature of Liberty for their … Continue reading

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Bjorn Lomborg Responds to Scientific American Critics

Download PDF As I write these words Scientific American has as yet not given me a chance to put my side of the argument before their readers. The four critiques and accompanying editorial will be the only statement that readers … Continue reading

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DairyBusiness Communications “Voices for Choices” Campaign

DairyBusiness Communications February 14, 2007 Excerpt… DairyBusiness Communications’ “Voices for Choices” is aimed at creating industry support for producers’ opportunities to use safe and approved technologies, and for safeguarding the image of all milk as a natural and wholesome product. … Continue reading

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