Posts Tagged ‘genetic engineering’

Cooking For Solutions Sustainable Foods Institute: Excerpts of Sample Talks 2010

Cooking For Solutions Sustainable Foods Institute: Excerpts of Sample Talks 2010

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Cooking For Solutions Sustainable Foods Institute annual conference, a two day event for the media to promote learning and discussion around the many issues that impact food and sustainability issues. This year’s talks and panel discussions brought together an eclectic mix of scientific experts, environmental journalists, top sustainability chefs, science authors, […]

California Judge Allows 2010 Genetically Engineered Beet Harvest

March 16, 2010. Despite the successful outcome in September 2009 of a Federal lawsuit brought by The Center For Food Safety, Earth Justice, and other environmental groups against the USDA to require an environmental statement before allowing GM sugar beets to be grown, U.S. District Court Judge Jeffrey White ruled yesterday to allow the 2009 […]

Seeds Of Life: Hybrids and the Emergence of Seed Monopolies (video)

Seeds Of Life: Hybrids and the Emergence of Seed Monopolies (video)

For almost all of agriculture existence, farmers were largely the stewards of the land and the crops that they grew.

Seeds of Life: The Organic Seed Breeder (video)

Seeds of Life: The Organic Seed Breeder (video)

Frank Morton, a Willamette Valley organic seed breeder shares his expert knowledge of how plant breeding techniques.

U.S. Adopts National Organic Standards: Victory for All, but…

U.S. Adopts National Organic Standards: Victory for All, but…

Part 6: The USDA rolled out its first proposal for national organic standards in late 1997 and within weeks the verdict was decisive: universal repudiation, to put it mildly.