Monthly Archives: March 2007

Should You Plan An Event?

UNSTOPPABLE GLOBAL WARMING – EVERY 1500 YEARS A dramatically informative speech on climate change by Dennis Avery, Hudson Institute, co-author of the new book of the same title. Why human CO2 emissions are a poor explanation of earth’s recent warming. … Continue reading

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Sperm Count Beef?

FoxNews.com By Steven Milloy March 29, 2007 Excerpt… Consumers were frightened this week by media reports about a new study claiming to link mothers’ consumption of beef with reduced sperm counts in their sons ( “Sperm Count Low if Mom … Continue reading

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BST: Is Ignorance Winning Over Safe and Sound Science?

Hoard’s West, Western Watch By Dennis Halladay March 2007 Self-inflicted stupidity… Scream, sigh, or cry – take your pick; they all apply. In the 30 years I’ve been writing about the Western dairy industry, nothing comes remotely close to inflicting … Continue reading

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Biotechnology: Biofuels spark biotech rally

Associated Press via Yahoo News By PAUL ELIAS, AP Biotechnology Writer March 21, 2007 Excerpt… SAN FRANCISCO – Biotechnology was first applied in medicine, then farming. Today, dozens of lifesaving drugs are on the market, while many crops are genetically … Continue reading

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France allows 13 GM trials for 2007; to adopt EU rules by decree by end-March

BioPortfolio March 21, 2007 Excerpt… PARIS (AFX) – The French agriculture ministry said it has authorised 13 field trials for genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in 2007, adding that EU rules on GMOs will be adopted by decree ‘before the end … Continue reading

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Dairy farmers feel emergency

The Republican (Springfield, MA) By Stan Freeman March 17, 2007 Excerpt… AMHERST – Ted F. White doesn’t have cable, the Internet or a car. The reason, he says, is that he’s a Massachusetts dairy farmer. The seventh generation of his … Continue reading

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GM Corn – MON863: Nothing new nor dangerous

AgBioWorld Andrew Apel March 16, 2007 Excerpt… “Monsanto Corn Allegedly Toxic,” reads a headline in the March 15 edition of Red Herring. [1] They were beat to press by Britain’s Daily Mail, which proclaimed, “GM corn ‘could cause liver and … Continue reading

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China to Increase Spending on Agricultural Biotechnology

All Headline News By Richard Bowden March 15, 2007 Excerpt… Beijing, China — China is expected to increase its spending on agricultural biotechnology almost five fold by 2010 in an attempt to improve food security for its rapidly increasing population … Continue reading

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Time to try the forbidden fruit GM food…

BioPortfolio March 20, 2007 Excerpt… Time to try the forbidden fruit GM food has had a terrible press, but without it we would all starve, argues biologist Olivia Judson. I like genetically modified…food. I’d happily tuck into a bowl of … Continue reading

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GM fears a myth

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry – Australia (press release) March 1, 2007 Excerpt… Australia’s traditional export markets for canola accept genetically modified (GM) canola just as readily as conventional canola – and pay a similar price for both. Welcoming … Continue reading

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