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Is the Food and Safety Modernization Act of 2009 necessary?

As a result of recent foodborne illnesses from crops such as spinach, peppers, and peanuts the Food Safety Administration has proposed the Food and Safety Modernization Act of 2009 to protect the health of consumers. Though this act may be beneficial to the general public the organic farming ind...

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Tags: Fda, Food, Organic food, Policy
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The New White House Garden

ABC's The Note reported yesterday that there will be an organic garden on the grounds of the White House. The garden will be overseen by Mrs. Obama. This is an important step towards closing the gap between the production (and producers) of food and political power. Kudos to the White House Orga...

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Tags: Food, Gardne, Local food, Obama, Organic food, White house
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GMO Pros and Cons: Europe vs the US

Okay, we all kind of suspect that the oil business is a dirty business, and that lobbyists and wealthy corporations probably have their fingers in a lot of pies, holding up the progress in finding alternatives to conventional cars and fuels as a result. But could you imagine the same kind of tact...

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Tags: Eu, Europe, Farming, Gmo, Monsanto, Organic food
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