– Minor uses, a major issue… in the USA
– EU: “Transparency – Stop the Good Lobby / Bad Lobby Nonsense”–
– “Is Monsanto evil?”
– “Does An Apple A Day REALLY Keep The Doctor Away?” (Video)
Minor uses, a major issue… in the USA
IR-4 is an USA program dedicated to the minor uses issue in the USA: Since 1963, it has been “the major resource for supplying pest management tools for specialty crop growers by developing research data to support new EPA tolerances and labeled product uses.” Read the 2014 IR-4 Year End Summary to understand what is the IR-4 program….
EU: “Transparency – Stop the Good Lobby / Bad Lobby Nonsense”
On this title, David Zaruk, on his blog The risk monger, describes how, in a EU meeting, there is a heavy process to give the talk to the NGOs lobbyists and to ostracise the industries lobbyists and their data. There is a huge difference between Washington DC and Brussels : In the USA, there are lobbyists. In Brussels,…
“Is Monsanto evil?”
On the 23rd of may 2015, thousands of people, at a global level, marched “against Monsanto” (read here). What are the arguments leading to this increasing hostility against this company ? Are they valid? Are they the manifestation of a mmore general issue? The litany The main charges against Monsanto are about : its origins, the invention of the…
“Does An Apple A Day REALLY Keep The Doctor Away?” (Video)
In this video, TestTube, Internet site of science popularization, tell a motivating story : short history of apples and of the famous proverb. But also list of the science based health benefits of apple eating: vitamins, fibers, micro-nutrients… The video ends with a praise for food diversity. Not to be missed.