Monthly Archives: October 2007

Taking it one victory at a time

Alex Avery October 31, 2007 Pennsylvania’s Department of Agriculture struck a blow for truth in labeling and consumers last week by banning misleading hormone-, antibiotic-, and pesticide-free claims on milk and other dairy products. Starting next year, only meaningful claims … Continue reading

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Center for Consumer Freedom Spokesman Available for Comment on AICR International Cancer Study

Center for Consumer Freedom Spokesman Available for Comment on AICR International Cancer Study Center for Consumer Freedom October 30, 2007 WASHINGTON — Tomorrow, the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) will announce the results of a five-year examination of various … Continue reading

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Biotech Deaths May Already Total Millions

By:  Dennis T. Avery and Alex A. Avery   CHURCHVILLE, VA—The global conflict over high-yield farming became even uglier last week when armed activists “for the landless” invaded a Brazilian biotech research farm. One activist and a security guard were … Continue reading

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Antarctic frost protection for wheat?

GMO Pundit Philip Hopkins October 19, 2007 A group of farmers is, according to this story, seeking to develop frost-resistant, genetically modified wheat using a gene from Antarctica. The Molecular Plant Breeding Co-operative Research Centre will conduct the research for … Continue reading

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Biotechnology Needed to Help Meet Growing Global Needs for Food, Feed, Fuel and Materials, DuPont Chairman & CEO Says at World Food Prize

Biotechnology Market News October 19, 2007 DES MOINES, Iowa, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — DuPont Chairman and CEO Charles O. Holliday, Jr., today told participants at the World Food Prize that biotechnology will enable the world to keep pace with the … Continue reading

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Plants work as assembly lines to fight cancer

Check Biotech By Fabienne Heimgartner October 16, 2007 Almost everyone has heard of, or experienced, the side effects of cancer chemotherapy. Now a laboratory at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia has described a plant- derived protein, which could soon be … Continue reading

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Diminishing the Nobel Peace Prize

By: Dennis T. Avery In 1964, Martin Luther King won the Nobel Peace Prize for leading the non-violent crusade against racism and slavery—bettering not only America but the entire world. In 1971, Willi Brandt won the Peace Prize for leading … Continue reading

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How to Fight Childhood Blindness

The American By Patrick Moore October 12, 2007 By embracing genetically modified ‘golden rice,’ says Greenpeace co-founder PATRICK MOORE, the world can help millions of people in developing countries. It’s been seven years since a Swiss research team demonstrated that … Continue reading

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Organic Farming Can’t Event Feed Bangladesh

By:  Dennis T. Avery   CHURCHVILLE, VA—Organic farming could feed the world’s current population, and even a larger one based on organic crop yields reported from the Third World, say Catherine Badgley and a group of co-authors at the University … Continue reading

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“COOLING THE PANIC OVER WARMING”

WHEN: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2007 6:30 PM—COCKTAIL RECEPTION WITH OUR SPECIAL GUESTS 7:30 PM—DINNER AND SPEAKERSWHERE: DOUBLETREE PARK PLACE HOTEL, 1500 PARK PLACE BLVD., MINNEAPOLIS, MN COST: $60 PER PERSON FOR DINNER AND SPEAKERS, $100 PER PERSON ALSO INCLUDES A … Continue reading

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