Monthly Archives: September 2007

Cattle producers give back to the land

Meghan Pusey Sept. 28, 2007 The latest video in a series that tells the real story of today’s American cattle ranchers is now available on the new Beef -from Pasture to Plate Web site. The video follows Dennis Thaler and … Continue reading

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Illusions of Sustainability: Organic Believers Speak Out

“I read a piece by Dennis Avery in today’s Minneapolis Star. Dennis expressed concern that ‘organic farms may have concentrated themselves on steep hilly land that is prone to mudslides.’ I have visited many farmers in the Upper Midwest and … Continue reading

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Jeffrey Smith – A Highest Flying Activist’s Hidden Scientific Beliefs?

By Alex Avery Jeffrey Smith has been a dedicated activist against agricultural biotechnology at least since 2003, when he released his first self-published anti-biotech book Seeds of Deception. His second book, Genetic Roulette, was released in 2007, complete with a … Continue reading

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Be a Vegan or Else!

The Conservative Voice by Alan Caruba September 14, 2007 To put it quite simply, unless you and everyone else becomes a vegetarian or adopts the vegan (no animal products, period!) lifestyle, the Earth is going to come to an end … Continue reading

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Challenge to Scientific Consensus on Global Warming: Analysis Finds Hundreds of Scientists Have Published Evidence Countering Man-Made Global Warming Fears

Washington, D.C., A new analysis of peer-reviewed literature reveals that more than 500 scientists have published evidence refuting at least one element of current man-made global warming scares. More than 300 of the scientists found evidence that 1) a natural … Continue reading

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“Organic Abundance” Report: Fatally Flawed

The recent report from Catherine Badgley et al. at the University of Michigan (Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, July, 2007) claimed that “organic agriculture has the potential to contribute quite substantially to the global food supply” and said “organic methods … Continue reading

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Organic Farms Suffering Mudslides

A new danger has beset the nation’s struggling organic farms—too much rain. Hundreds of organic farms in southwestern Wisconsin and southeast Minnesota were drenched by a foot of rain in late August. The heavy downpour washed out plantings, eroded soil, … Continue reading

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Testing Produce Won’t Stop Deadly E. Coli

Mr. Will Daniels oversees food safety at Earthbound Farm in Salinas, CA—the company that last year grew and packaged the bagged spinach that killed three people, including a 2-year-old boy, due to contamination with E. coli 0157 bacteria. The spinach … Continue reading

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