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August 31, 2015
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Taxpayer-funded research should benefit the public, right? Sadly, that often isn’t the case when it comes to seeds. With a majority of the world’s seeds now owned by very few companies, it’s even more disturbing that publicly funded research on non-genetically engineered hybrids is resulting not in new varieties that are available to everyone, but in patented seeds controlled by big seed companies.
September 1, 2015
We are about to enter a new and critical phase in the implementation of the New Poultry Inspection System (NPIS). NPIS will reduce the number of USDA inspectors in poultry slaughter facilities by removing most of them from the slaughter lines, turning their responsibilities over to company employees to perform.
August 28, 2015
The controversial genetically engineered ‘golden rice’ fortified with Vitamin A was in the news again after the most recent feeding trial led by professor Guangwen Tang was retracted by the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition