Monthly Archives: June 2007

Don’t Cry Over rBST Milk

The New York Times Henry I. Miller June 29, 2007 Excerpt… MILK occupies a special place in our lives and language. It has been dubbed “nature’s most perfect food,” and we speak sentimentally of the “land of milk and honey” … Continue reading

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According to a Letter to the Editor of the Christian Science Monitor, It’s not just Ken who tends the ‘barbie’

Christian Science Monitor June 27, 2007 Letters to the Editor This letter is a reader’s response to the June 25th article titled, “Why can’t a woman ‘man’ the grill?” published in the Christian Science Monitor. It’s not just Ken who … Continue reading

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China Bars Corn Ethanol Due to High Food Costs

China has just banned further expansion of its corn ethanol industry, after a radical 43-percent increase in pork prices over the past year. Xu Dingming of the Chinese National Energy Leading Group told a recent seminar that “Food-based ethanol fuel … Continue reading

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Control of BT Cotton Seed Price by the Government of Andhra Pradesh, India

FBAE C Kameswara Rao Foundation for Biotechnology Awareness and Education, Bangalore, India June 22, 2007 Excerpt… The Government of the State of Andhra Pradesh(AP) is issuing an Ordinance restricting the maximum sale price of 400 g of Bt cotton seed … Continue reading

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Global Warming? Climate Activists’ Credibility Gap

Junkscience.com Steven Milloy June 21, 2007 Excerpt… Organic yogurt king and Stonyfield Farm CEO Gary Hirshberg may have thought that he avoided the buzzsaw this week by ducking a TV appearance with me. Guess I’ll just have to go on … Continue reading

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Antibiotic-Free: Comments fly following Tyson’s announcement

MEATPOULTRY.com MEAT&POULTRY Staff June 20, 2007 Excerpt… WASHINGTON — Yesterday’s announcement by Tyson Foods, Inc., Springdale, Ark., that it will market its fresh poultry as antibiotic-free, triggered several responses from at least one other poultry company and industry organizations. After … Continue reading

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Climate Alarmists Lose Another Piece of Evidence

Don’t look now, but another big chunk of the “evidence” for man-made global warming suddenly disappeared. Poof! Researchers just reported that the world’s most recent case of “abrupt climate change”—which occurred a mere 12,000 years ago—was probably due to a … Continue reading

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Is The Humane Society of the U.S. Again Scaring People Away From Good Diets?

The Humane Society of the U.S. has, for years, been trying to frighten people away from consuming meat, milk and eggs—but its recent testimony before a congressional committee reached a new low when the HSUS president, Wayne Pacelle, made the … Continue reading

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Bovine Growth Hormone: As harmless as Ol’ Bessie herself?

MSN Health & Fitness Rich Maloof Excerpt… 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. The hormone, called bovine somatotropin (bST) … Continue reading

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Drink your dairy

Tribune Chronicle Mary Smallsreed Mary Smallsreed of the Tribune Chronicle addresses some of the many terms commonly used in milk marketing, such as rBGH/rbST, IGF-1 and “antibiotic-free.” Excerpt… “Drink your milk!” I know my mom told me this, and I … Continue reading

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