40 Years of Science: Organic Agriculture Key to Feeding the World

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by Sustainable Pulse - 5 February 2016

Washington State University researchers have concluded that feeding a growing global population with sustainability goals in mind is possible. Their review of hundreds of published studies provides evidence that organic farming can produce sufficient yields, be profitable for farmers, protect and improve...

Sustainable Food

US FDA Slams New GMO Labeling Dark Act over QR Codes and Bioengineering

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued its technical comments to the Senate Agriculture Committee on the proposed GMO labeling Dark Act bill being put forward by Senators Roberts and Stabenow, and they are strongly critical. Most notably the FDA red flags the bill’s narrow and ambiguous definition of “bioengineering,” which “will likely mean that many foods from GE sources...

Sustainable Agriculture

European Commission Extends Glyphosate License without Real Restrictions

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The unelected European Commission (EC) has unilaterally extended the license of glyphosate until the end of 2017, despite the democratic European member states creating the Great Glyphosate Rebellion by repeatedly not reaching an agreement to renew the approval of the World’s most used herbicide. The EC has proposed to the Member States certain restrictions on the conditions of use of the...

The Detox Project

Taiwan Recalls Quaker Oats in Massive Glyphosate Clampdown

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Oatmeal products from major food brand Quaker Oats were found to contain traces of a probable carcinogenic chemical called glyphosate, according to the results of an inspection by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 食藥署). Source: www.chinapost.com.tw Standard Foods Corporation (佳格食品) said in a statement that the company’s oatmeal products produced in Taiwan have all passed...

GMO Judy Carman

‘Supporter of GM Crops’ Snooke Forced to Apologize over Dr. Judy Carman Defamation

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On 5 June 2015, the Western Grain Growers (WGG) of the Pastoralists and Graziers Association (PGA) of Western Australia published an edition of their regular Bulletin.  On the front page, they said that I had “…been dismissed from two Australian […] The post ‘Supporter of GM Crops’ Snooke Forced to Apologize over Dr. Judy Carman Defamation appeared first on GMO Judy Carman. ...