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 and EU Consumers Call for Regulation of New Genetic Modification Techniques

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EU and US consumers have voiced their support for the regulation and labeling of products derived from new genetic modification techniques, in a resolution released by Trans Atlantic Consumer Dialogue on Wednesday. TACD published a new resolution on consumer concerns about new genetic modification techniques. The resolution states that consumers have the right to know when new genetic engineering...

Sustainable Agriculture

Portuguese Farmers Turn Backs on Monsanto’s GMO Maize

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Portuguese farmers are turning their backs on Monsanto’s genetically modified MON810, which is the only GM crop commercially grown in the European Union, according to the Portuguese government. Official government data shows that Portuguese farmers have reduced the number of hectares under GM maize cultivation for the second year in a row. Portugal is one of only five countries in the European...

The Detox Project

FDA Finds Monsanto’s Weed Killer in US Honey

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The Food and Drug Administration, under public pressure to start testing samples of U.S. food for the presence of a pesticide that has been linked to cancer, has some early findings that are not so sweet. Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/ In examining honey samples from various locations in the United States, the FDA has found fresh evidence that residues of the weed killer called glyphosate...

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. ...