Wednesday, 9 September 2009

Monsanto Slithers Back Into the Upper Echelons of U.S. Power

By Linn Cohen-Cole - OpEdNews - March 8, 2009
Monsanto's Michael Taylor is BAACC..KK ..this time to control "Food Safety" from the White House..
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Ed's. Note: Barak, what were you thinking? Outrageous! l.p.

No Trans Fat in Manitoba Schools: Minister

Winnipeg Free Press - By: Staff Writer - 9/09/2009
Students returning to classes across Manitoba today should not be able to buy any packaged foods or other food products containing artificial trans fat...

Tuesday, 8 September 2009

Elimination of Food Waste Could Lift 1 Billion Out of Hunger, say Campaigners

Adam Vaughan - guardian.co.uk Se 8 '09
Excessive consumption in rich countries 'takes food out of mouths of poor' by inflating food prices on global market...

Monday, 7 September 2009

Climate Change Worsens Global Poverty and Inequity

by Dr. Atiq Rahman, Exec.-Dir. of BCAS, Dhaka and Winner of the UN's "Champion of the Earth" award - 2008
An Indonesian farmer ploughs through hardened soil on a rain-dependent rice field. Courtesy of flickr
Global climate change has emerged as the greatest threat facing humankind today...

Sunday, 6 September 2009

Monsanto in Iraq and Afghanistan

By Alexis Baden-Mayer, Esq.
Organic Consumers Association, Se'09
From the start of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, OCA has been tracking the opportunities for Monsanto, a well-known war profiteer...

H1N1 Arrives in Manitoba Hogs

Manitoba Co-Operator - Staff - 9/3/2009 Sarah Kearney - Wpeg. F.P.
The pandemic flu strain H1N1 has crossed over to hogs in various areas of Manitoba...
Please also read - "Green Party of Manitoba Believes Now is the Time to Put an End to CAFOs"
and "The CAFO Syndrome."

Wednesday, 2 September 2009

Rot-Gut Liquor

Posted on 7 Apr 2009 - by Tom Philpott - Grist
Greg Southam, Canwest News Service
Amid a sea of troubles, ethanol now has an antibiotics problem...

Agrochemicals speed the spread of deadly parasites

CLIMATE&CAPITALISM A "crop-duster" applies chemicals to a crop in Manitoba, Canada. A PinP photo. Even low concentr...