Essays by Honor Schauland
Monsanto has never really publicly acknowledged OCA's Millions Against Monsanto Campaign before. From their perspective, it probably makes more sense to ignore our criticisms and hope we'll go away while they publicly position genetic engineering...Read more
A recent article from US News and World Report begins with the subtitle "Shopping for organic or local farm stand eggs may not help you avoid salmonella poisoning." The article goes on to ask the question "Are organic eggs less likely to carry...Read more
Sustainable Food News published a bizarre article last week concerning a letter sent to USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack from 75 members of Congress asking for farmers to be allowed to plant genetically engineered alfalfa this fall.Read more
We need to listen to ourselves. We know that our communities and our kids are being poisoned, and we are the ones that should be able to do something about it. If we all could convince our municipal and county governments to take action to protect...Read more
Pharmaceutical companies have their fingers in everything.Read more
Here are a couple of articles that I read today and can't help but compare and comment on: "Helping Crops Shed Pesticides" and "Gulf dead zone fix falls flat."Read more
For those of you just tuning in, what's going on is that Sigg, the maker of a hip and supposedly bisphenol A -free aluminum water bottle, recently confessed that the liners of their bottles made before August of 2008 actually do contain bisphenol...Read more
The New York Times published an article on May 12th titled When 'Local' Makes It Big, that outlines the latest attempt by Big Food to cash in on the growing sustainable food and farming movement. This time, they've gone after "local."
Frito-Lay North America (owned by PepsiCo) is trying to portray Lay's potato chips as a local food in the regions where the potatoes are grown.
ConAgra is trying to say that because Hunt's canned tomatoes are mostly grown Read more