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Biofuels, Land Grabs, and the Right to Food: The Legacy of Colonialism and the Evolution of the Global Food System

The development of biofuels on a global basis has been a direct assault on the food supply of the most vulnerable populations of the world. These are, in reality, only the most recent chapters in a long history of manipulation … Continue reading

Scientists Spy On Bees, See Harmful Effects Of Common Insecticide : NPR

A bumblebee outfitted with a unique tracking tag forages outdoors. James Crall /Science November 9, 2018 12:04 PM ET Merrit Kennedy A team of researchers peered inside bumblebee colonies and spied on insects individually labelled with a tiny tag to … Continue reading

Is The Pentagon Modifying Viruses To Save Crops — Or To Wage Biological Warf are? : The Salt : NPR

Alba Nava uses an aspirator to gather virus-carrying whiteflies that have been feeding on tomato plants at the University of Florida. Dan Charles/NPR November 7, 20185:09 AM ET Heard on Morning Edition Jane Polston and I are walking over … Continue reading

The Globalization of Food Production: The Atlantic Plantation System and the Origins of Africa’s Food Crisis | EV & N 291 | CCTV YouTube Version The plantations established in the “New World” as a result of the slave trade required the prior organization of plantations for food production and export from Africa to feed the slaves kept in the forts prior … Continue reading

What Were The Results Of Your Studies Comparing Animal Based Diets Versus Plant-Based Diets?

The Real Truth About Health Published on Nov 6, 2018 For decades T. Colin Campbell, Ph.D. has been at the forefront of nutrition education and research. Dr. Campbell’s expertise and scientific interests encompass relationships between diet and disease, particularly the … Continue reading

Launching online research ~ Exploring Monsanto’s Activities in Agro-biotechnology

What has Monsanto — now merged with the international pharmaceutical firm Bayer — done to the world’s food supply? How can you learn more about how this affects your life? Food-matters Explore other topics through:  Food-Matters.TV

Paul Roberts – The End of Food

Food Farmer Earth Published on Oct 30, 2018 From the archives: Paul Roberts, journalist and author of the book, The End of Food, shares the story of the early years of industrial farming and how the accidental use of antibiotics … Continue reading

Monsanto set up fake farmers’ groups to promote its products – Greenpeace

RT Published on Oct 28, 2018 Agrochemical giant Monsanto is facing accusations it paid tens of thousands of euros to enlist the support of farmers across Europe – to lobby against a ban on one of its pesticides. Greenpeace also … Continue reading

Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science: Carey Gillam

It’s the herbicide on our dinner plates, a chemical so pervasive it’s in the air we breathe, our water, our soil, and even found increasingly in our own bodies. Known as Monsanto’s Roundup by consumers, and as glyphosate by scientists, … Continue reading

Who Will Feed the Future? – Food Tank

Photo courtesy of We Feed the World Exhibition, photographer Martin Westlake Anna Lappe Food dystopias make my stomach a little queasy. I remember a food industry conference that opened with one businessman dreaming of a day when cooking food would … Continue reading