The War On Raw Milk

April 10, 2014 0

By Nelson Hultberg Congressman Thomas Massie (R-KY) and a bipartisan coalition of lawmakers have recently introduced legislation to allow for the sale of raw milk, i.e., unpasteurized milk. Their Milk Freedom Act of 2014 would […]


Nicole Foss: Finance and Food Insecurity

April 4, 2014 0

By The Automatic Earth Dorothea Lange Drought-stricken farm family near Muskogee, OK August 1939It’s taken some time, but Nicole is back. Here’s her first article in a hopefully productive cycle:     Food insecurity has […]


Singapore Scientists Create Stem Cells From a Drop of Blood

March 21, 2014 0

Source: Kurzweill Scientists at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research’s (A*STAR) Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB) have developed a method to generate human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs) from a single drop of finger-pricked […]


France Stands Up to Monsanto, Bans Seed Giant’s GMO Corn

March 18, 2014 0

By John Deike Genetically engineered corn is facing fierce resistant from both French environmentalists and country officials. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock On Saturday, France’s agriculture ministry temporarily banned the sale, use and cultivation of Monsanto’s MON 810 genetically engineered (GE) […]

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