What Europeans should have read about pathogenic E. coli in 2007 to have helped avoid the current food safety crisis

E. coli can survive for a long time on composted soilsGermany is fatally sick. There is a lethal elephant in the room.  This is that elephant:"Use of animal wastes in fertilization of fresh fruits and vegetable plots significantly increased the…

The lethal elephant in the room: Real risks in our food

Even as speculation about imaginary risks of GM foods continues, particularly among some organic sector enthusiasts, real food risks in the food chain remain unmanaged. Exposure of fresh vegetable produce to manure is a case in point. Pathogenic Escherichia coli…

Organic food company steps forward with $25k to “protect the sacred natural order for future generations” (and their business)

Nutiva® Pledges $25,000 to CFS for Challenging USDA’s Approval of Monsanto's Genetically Engineered AlfalfaOrganic food brand Nutiva® is pledging $25,000 in support of the Center for Food Safety's effort to halt Monsanto's spring planting of GMO alfalfa crops.“Nutiva is concerned…

Strong support for organic farming at TV forum. The difficulty is, organic means many different things.

Organic or NotTuesday, 12 Oct 10 SBS TV, Insight current affairsTranscriptOrganic food is one of the fastest growing industries in Australia, and it is raking in the dollars for some enterprising businesses. Some people are prepared to pay up to…

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