"This week Adam Guerrero, a math teacher at Raleigh-Egypt High School in Memphis, TN., along with three students became lawbreakers after they continued to tend to a garden after it was deemed a neighborhood nuisance. Guerrero was citied for violating city ordinances 48-38 and 48-97. His crime, as reported by the Memphis Flyer, consists of failure to maintain "a clean and sanitary condition free from any accumulation of rubbish or garbage" at his Nutbush home.
A new organization, the Recirculating Farms Coalition, is officially launching a national campaign to promote growing local, fresh food and create green jobs. Its focus is on eco-friendly farms that use clean, recycled water in place of soil to grow plants (hydroponics), fish (aquaculture), or a combination of both plants and fish (aquaponics). The new collaborative brings together educators, farmers, fishermen, chefs, non-profit organizations and many others who are working to create an accessible, sustainable and healthy food system in the United States.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A study out Monday finds no clear evidence that people's exposure to bisphenol A, a controversial chemical in plastics, is related to their risk of diabetes.In a study of...
There hasn't been any country that's successfully been able to turn around the obesity epidemic, which indicates existing public health approaches have obviously not been working. Our research shows the key drivers of obesity are predominantly around food supply - the increasing supply of cheap, tasty, high-calorie food and the very effective marketing the food industry does around those foods. In order to counteract those big driving forces from the food industry, it really does require government leadership and regulation.
"In putting together this infographic (I have a larger version of the image if anyone wants it) it struck me that nearly all of the Monsanto endeavors I chose to highlight here, rode the same wave of public opinion. In regards to nuclear weapons, DDT, PCBs, Agent Orange and aspartame the talking point was that each was beneficial to America/Americans. It wasn’t until time (life’s best teacher) taught us that these were all highly toxic and deadly endeavors with the same two outcomes. People got sick/died and Monsanto got rich. I am confident that GMOs will (eventually) follow suit."
At the first United Nations General Assembly session on chronic diseases this week, public health advocates questioned whether food companies should be treated as partners when making policy on chronic disease.
Canadians needn't worry about genetically modified bread winding up on their kitchen table any time soon despite the global push to start experimenting with genetically altered wheat to feed the world's growing population.
Sept 20 (Reuters) - * More than 10 permitssought again for pilot projects * Pro-GMO group sees commercial corn planting by next year MEXICO CITY, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Permits to plant largeextensions...
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