Agriculture

“Bacteria die on cicada wings-new treatment?”

Researchers have found that cicada wing structure able to kill bacteria on contact. Researchers find cicada wing structure able to kill bacteria on contact Below is an enlarged Cicada (P. claripennis) wing surface. Credit: Biophysical Journal, doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2012.12.046 (Phys.org) A combined team of researchers from Spain and Australia believe their research shows the first known occurence […]

Congressional push Remove antibiotics from Food – Comp. Med Assoc.

From the Rep. Slaughter Antibiotics in Food Survey The information supplied by the food industry, Rep. Slaughter, the only microbiologist serving in Congress, is urging consumers and the Congress to act now. Editor’s comment: Beware of companies using antibiotics routinely in stock feed for “growth” of the stock when shopping. Congress must strengthen US laws […]

“Will organic farmers slew the Giant? Help needed!”

On March 31, 2012, a judge in the Southern District Court of New York will decide whether a class action lawsuit — Organic Seed Growers & Trade Association (OSGATA) et al.vs.Monsanto — representing some 300,000 organic farmers against biotech giant Monsanto can proceed to trial. Will you help set farming on a safer healthier soil? […]

“Effects of Japanese radiation blast now downplayed-poor choice”

Marine scientists say they are concerned about radiation spewing from the crippled Japanese nuclear plant. “Radiation from Japan’s damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant is accumulating in marine life off Japan’s coast above legal limits for food contamination, Greenpeace said Thursday. The environmental group said its findings run counter to Japanese government reports and the WoodsHole […]

“Mushrooms say oil spills be gone!”

Researcher Paul Stamets says mushrooms can eat oil spills and rid the world of toxins. For more than a decade, mycologist, inventor and researchers Paul Stamets has known that mushrooms eat oil. Now he has to learn how to do it on a larger scale and get the US government’s blessing. After the Deep Water […]

“Not so natural Boca burgers”

BOCA Burgers Admits It Uses Genetically Engineered Ingredients to Organic Consumers Association (OCA) “It’s a fact that much of the high-quality soy grown in the U.S. has been genetically engineered, so the traditional BOCA line of soy-based products may contain ingredients derived from these crops.” – BOCA’s Frequently Asked Questions BOCA Burgers is a popular […]

“Big organics sell out to Monsanto for $$$”

Pleading for coexistence with Monsanto and the rest of the biotech bullies big organics wants payola to drop 12 year lawsuit. If this happens labeling of products “certified organic” or “natural” will be meaningless. Help Keep Truth in labeling and organic farm crops pure.

“Scientists unlock chocolate genes”

Don’t mess with Mother Nature Researchers have found the genes that code for the production of the cocoa butter in Theobroma cacao, needed to make sweets, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Studying the genes of Mother Nature’s finest crop cacao, researchers are finding ways to make the best chocolate in the world “better”. Better means, increased disease […]

“So sweet -plastic without petrochemicals”

Scientists are developing green plastics to replace petrochemical plastics that take thousands of years to biodegrade.

"228 million eggs after being linked to an outbreak of salmonella poisoning"

Salmonella poisoning looms if you eat contaminated eggs.