Today and tomorrow, the FDA is meeting to decide whether to allow the first genetically engineered animal – a fast-growing salmon – into the U.S. food supply. And the science “proving” its safety ain’t so good.
|By: Jill Richardson Sunday September 19, 2010 9:14 pm|
|By: Jill Richardson Tuesday September 14, 2010 2:47 pm|
It may not be long before you start finding genetically engineered animals on your dinner plate. But let’s at least use solid science to prove their safety before allowing them into the food supply. And, alarmingly, that is NOT what the FDA is doing right now.
|By: Jill Richardson Sunday August 29, 2010 9:43 pm|
What should we REALLY learn from the egg recall. Well, I’ll tell ya…
|By: Jill Richardson Sunday August 22, 2010 5:26 pm|
What does it take to ban a toxic pesticide (like arsenic)? A lot, it turns out.
|By: Jill Richardson Sunday August 15, 2010 2:00 pm|
The Senate passed a child nutrition bill. What now?
|By: Jill Richardson Sunday August 1, 2010 4:45 pm|
I just got back from a trip to rural Mexico to see how subsistence farmers live and to learn what might be done to help promote food security. Here’s what I saw.
|By: Jill Richardson Monday July 12, 2010 7:00 am|
Those who want them brown people to go back to Mexico would have more luck achieving their goal by re-negotiating NAFTA than they ever will with border fences or deportations. Here’s why (and why it has to do with food)…
|By: Jill Richardson Sunday July 4, 2010 4:00 pm|
Some call on us to eat Gulf seafood to help the struggling fishing communities there. I say no. At a time when the ocean ecosystem is more stressed than ever, the last thing we should do is kill the fish.
|By: Jill Richardson Sunday June 20, 2010 11:00 am|
Hey kids, are you hungry now that school’s out and you can’t get any school lunches over the summer? Well, Rush Limbaugh has the solution: Dumpster diving!