Monthly Archives: May 2007

Dairy farmer campaigns for rbST use

“Generally speaking consumers believe we are putting out a wholesome product,” Campbell said. Midwest Ag Journal Doug Rich May 25, 2007 Excerpt… “I am not an activist,” says Carrol Campbell, a dairy farmer from Winfield, Kan. That is until recombinant … Continue reading

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World-Wide Forests Expanding, Aided by High-Yield Farming

In the November 16th 2006 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, an international research team says 22 of the 50 most forested world countries have been gaining forest since 1990, reversing the trend of forest decline … Continue reading

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Got Milk? Maybe, But Do You Know What Kind?

Kitsap Sun May 30, 2007 This article gives several terms and definitions associated with milk. Health aspects of milk are discussed. Excerpt… For most Kitsap County residents born before the Reagan era, milk was a fairly easy term to define. … Continue reading

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Uganda: Save the Mother!

East African (Nairobi) Esther Nakkazi Nairobi May 29, 2007 Excerpt… ELIZABETH NAKKU WAS pregnant when one day, as she was walking to market in Kireka, a suburb of Kampala, she collapsed. Good Samaritans took her to a local clinic, but … Continue reading

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We have a gene that helps plants grow better even with less rain

Indian Express Vikas Dhoot May 25, 2007 Excerpt… The new drought-resistant gene could hit the US as early as 2011 and help resolve a part of the world’s water problems, says Dr Harvey L. Glick, director for scientific affairs in … Continue reading

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Eight Months To Save The Planet?

The UN Climate change panel says we have eight months to save the planet from massive overheating, huge sea level increases, and millions of lost species. How is the world taking this dire news? India says global warming is a … Continue reading

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Saving Lives The Greenpeace Way

The media this week is full of dire warnings about man-made global warming. Greenpeace and the UN say Americans must move quickly to give up 80–90 percent of their current energy use to prevent millions of potential human deaths from … Continue reading

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Some New Research Has Me Wondering If I Need to Change My Raw Milk Consumption Patterns

Complete Patient May 14, 2007 In response to an article from Harvard Magazine titled, “Modern Milk,” the following article and comments from subscribers of the Complete Patient blog who are in favor of raw milk consumption (like the blog owner), … Continue reading

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A Bad Day for HSUS’s ‘Humane Wayne’

Center for Consumer Freedom May 9, 2007 Excerpt… We almost feel sorry for Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) president Wayne Pacelle. Yesterday’s animal-welfare hearing in a U.S. House Agriculture subcommittee was anything but the love-fest he may have … Continue reading

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Lean beef can be part of a good diet

The Register-Guard Jim Romanoff The Associated Press May 9, 2007 Excerpt… Think a juicy steak has no place in a healthy diet? Think again. Studies linking consumption of red meat to all sorts of health issues certainly have dealt beef … Continue reading

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