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Medical marijuana is now a $1.7-billion market in the U.S.
Genetically modified foods… Are they safe?
By James Chapman UPDATED: 09:43 GMT, 31 January 2011 Up the spout: It is expected that 80 per cent of households in England will pay for water using a meter by 2020
Pharmaburger is episode one of “Food Investigations,” the new mini documentary series that reveals shocking truths about foods.
With four months to go before the EU-wide ban is implemented, thousands of patients face the loss of herbal remedies that have been used in the UK for decades. From 1 May 2011, traditional herbal medicinal products must be licensed or prescribed by a registered herbal practitioner to comply with an EU directive passed in 2004.
This is a call to action. Your freedom to eat real food—and even to hear the truth about it—are under attack. by Heidi Stevenson
By Sean Poulter UPDATED: 23:03 GMT, 3 December 2010 Backing for unrestricted sale of meat and milk from 'Frankenfarms' Most consumers oppose the move on ethical grounds Campaigners condemn the Coalition and warn of dangers The spectre of a clone food free-for-all came a step closer yesterday.
The United States Government has been financing research on a genetic engineering technology which, when commercialized, will give its owners the power to control the food seed of entire nations or regions. The Government has been working quietly on this technology since 1983.
Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) to expand the food safety activities of the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), including to authorize the Secretary to inspect records related to food. Exempts certain establishments that sell food directly to consumers, such as roadside stands, farmers markets or participants in a community supported agriculture program, from specified requirements of this Act.
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Perhaps the wheels of government are too heavy to stop once they are set in motion, or maybe they are just a little too well greased by their friends in industry.
By Cassandra Anderson February 21, 2011 Farmers like genetically modified (GM) crops because they can plant them, spray them with herbicide and then there is very little maintenance until harvest. Farmers who plant Monsanto's GM crops probably don't realize what they bargain for when they sign the Monsanto Technology Stewardship Agreement contract.