In the first of many pending trials in the US, a California jury has ruled that the herbicide glyphosate (Roundup) can cause cancer, that Monsanto knew this and failed to provide adequate warnings.
An experiment in feeding farmed salmon GM feed is underway in the highlands of Scotland – and you should be worried about where it is taking us.
Crops obtained by new ‘induced’ or ‘targeted’ mutagenesis should fall under existing laws restricting the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), says top European court.
When it comes to sustainability in food and farming we need leaders and we need followers; what we can’t afford is freeloaders and easy riders who peddle nothing but buzzwords.
After a lengthy assessment the US FDA has concluded that that Golden Rice – genetically engineered to improve child health – does not meet the nutritional requirements to make a health claim.
How bogus branding and marketing claims undermine notions of integrity of provenance and its hype and promotion suppresses real questions and more nuanced conversations about authenticity and sustainability.
Beyond GM hosts Dr Michelle Perro and Dr Vincanne Adams for the UK launch of their book What’s Making Our Children Sick? How Industrial Food Is Causing an Epidemic of Chronic Illness, and What Parents (and their Doctors) Can Do About It.
Sustainability is not just about carbon, energy, resources and pollution. It is also about health, wellbeing, tradition and culture. It also requires boundaries and restraint and therefore, trade-offs within those boundaries.
We’ll be responding and you also have the chance to have your say in the government’s consultation on the future of food, farming and the environment – but you only have until Tuesday 8th May to do it.
In a new book Drs Michelle Perro and Vincanne Adams provide a convincing argument for how industrial food production – including pesticides and GMOs – is combining with other environmental factors to create a ‘perfect storm’ of health problems in kids.