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March 19, 2010 Barry Estabrook writes: “Today, at a United Nations conference in Qatar, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) took a big step toward making sure that Atlantic bluefin tuna will no longer be classified as endangered.” “Instead, the species soon might be classified as extinct.” Go To Original Post…
In a stunning reversal, the U.S. Delegation of the Commission removed their opposition to allow GM labeling as a right of nations to pursue.
January 28, 2010 Western Australia recently decided to allow genetically modified (GM) canola to be planted in their fields. A statewide ban on GM food and crops was adopted in 2003. This from GeneEthics.org: “State governments agreed with widespread warnings that GM canola would adversely impact markets and trade in Australian food products. They used […]
Raj Patel explains what food sovereignty means, and why people around the world are fighting to have a say in their own food system.
Meat buying should reflect full transparency in how livestock have been raised and butchered to ensure quality and humane treatment.
In this interview with Langdon Cook, author of The Mushroom Hunters, we discuss his book and his first-hand encounters on the commercial wild mushroom trail.
Thanks to the work of Upton Sinclair, and in particular, his 1906 book “The Jungle” , he’s credited with spurring President Roosevelt to enact the first food safety legislation in the country and creation of the Food and Drug Administration.
Tim Healea, renowned for the quality of the breads that he makes at his Little t American Baker shop in Portland, Oregon, said he never dreamed he’d have a career in the food business, much less own his own bakery.
In this newsletter issue: starting a recreational marijuana business, container gardening, social media and more…
The giant cable corporations have lobbied the FCC to allow for a 2-tier system of internet traffic, critics refer to this as a fast lane and a slow lane. The current chairman of the FCC will decide over the course of the next 120 days whether to allow this new 2-tier system.
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In Claire Hope Cummings book, Uncertain Peril, she writes about the importance of preserving biodiversity, and native plant species.
The week of February 22, 2009 on CUPS: chili cook-off video; artisan wages; Heather Jones personal sustainability journey and Organicology conference.
“Rather than outlawing cages, this insidious bill would outlaw the banning of cages. “ —Humane Farming Association
In this edition of our bi-weekly newsletter, an interview with Gianaclis Caldwell about running a small scale dairy farm, collecting a honeybee swarm, a miracle goat tree, social media and more…
In this issue of the bi-weekly newsletter, we feature the Culinary Breeding Network Showcase event, provide links to some of our favorite posts, along with a listing of what you may have missed on social media.
Flowers are rarely local—with the exception of California and Florida, the US imports nearly 90% of its cut flowers from central and South America.
Bill Webber, a Cordova, Alaska commercial fisherman has launched a new site allowing customers to buy fresh locally harvested fish directly from him.
We visit with one entrepreneur’s emerging marijuana business, CannaMan Farms, to glimpse first-hand a new frontier unfolding before our eyes.