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August 2, 2010

Factory Farming 

righteous porkchop book cover and nicolette hahn niman

Nicolette Hahn Niman: Pigs Living Naturally, Meat In The City

The first part of a three part series, Nicolette Hahn Niman talks about growing up in the midwest and the treatment of pigs in industrial farming operations.

June 23, 2010

Genetically Modified Crops 

alfalfa in a field

Supreme Court Rules In Monsanto Alfalfa Case, Both Sides Claim Victory

Ruling in favor of whom? In Monsanto v Geerston Farms, the US Supreme Court issues the first ever ruling in a genetically modified crop case.

June 8, 2010

Superweeds 

Farm equipment spraying pesticides on crops.

Minor Pests, Major Problem: GMO Crops, Superweeds And Pest Control

Weeds are not the only things becoming resistant to popular chemical pesticides, insect populations are affected as well.

May 6, 2010

Genetically Modified Crops 

cotton field

Some Weeds Are Now “Roundup Ready” Too

A New York Times article reports at least 10 species of weeds in 22 states have built up resistance to the Monsanto's popular pesticide, Roundup.

April 1, 2010

Food Videos 

TED homepage screen capture

8 Must-See TED Talks About Sustainable Food

TED bills their rich archive of talks as "Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world", here are 8 of our favorites all about food and sustainability

December 10, 2009

Food Stamp Programs 

Close up of an old food stamp

In Tough Economic Times, Food Stamps Becoming The Norm

With millions of Americans out of a job, more than 36 million people are currently on food stamps.

November 17, 2009

Food Safety 

Large cans of food in a grocery isle.

Canned Foods, BPA and Sexual Health

Recent studies link bisphenol-A, a chemical commonly found in canned foods and plastic bottles, to erectile dysfunction and other health problems

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