Monthly Archives: March 2011

SAFE HAMBURGER—AT LAST? BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

In the old days, we cooked hamburgers rare, juicy and flavorful. In recent years, because of E. coli 0157:H7, we’ve had to content ourselves with hamburgers that were gray and dry or run the risk of serious illness. 0157:H7 is … Continue reading

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IF “NO NEW NUKES” – WIND WON’T KEEP US WARM, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

The air over northeastern Japan is slightly radioactive—not at dangerous levels for people, but an indicator that higher levels might come. The newspapers in Japan and here are talking earnestly about failures in pressure vessels and falsified safety reporting, as … Continue reading

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TOXINS MOVE UP ON WORRY LIST, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

Forty thousand researchers and clinicians have just written to the journal Science —through their professional societies—asking for broader and quicker testing of “new chemicals in our environment.” Eight societies, including the geneticists, endocrinologists, developmental biologists and others say that 12,000 … Continue reading

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FEARING EPA’S CARBON TAX, BY: DENNIS T. AVERY

Farmers, along with the rest of us, could get hit with a triple jolt of regulatory shock if the Environment Protection Agency goes forward with its announced controls on carbon emissions. Consumers are already paying heavily for the federal mandate … Continue reading

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