Both the public and state government are largely in the dark about what toxic chemicals are used in Vermont industry, says a report from a working group convened last year at the request of the Legislature.
While the controversy over whether organically grown food is healthier lingers, scientific research continues to demonstrate the health benefits to both humans and the environment of growing and consuming organic foods.
Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center (GUMC) published a laboratory study using cells in petri dishes, showing that exposure to blue and ultraviolet (UV) light increases T cell activity — white blood cells involved in immune function and fighting infections
Since the election, many scientists have been frantically copying data off of government sites, and from government databases, to prevent much of our public taxpayer-funded research from being lost or destroyed.
The practice of feeding candy to cows is not unusual. It's a common practice for many cattle farmers and became even more common after corn prices rose in 2009, according to CNN. Farmers tapped "into the obscure market for cast-off food ingredients" to feed their cows less expensively.