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Sustainable Sourcing: Bringing About Positive Change

From The Organic Report, Summer 2010
By Jennifer Rose

Nature’s Path: Small changes lead to big differences

From The Organic Report, Fall 2010
By Jennifer Rose

Wegmans invests in research that helps local organic farmers

From The Organic Report, Winter 2011
By Jennifer Rose

Genetically engineered alfalfa isn't necessary

Washington Post

Alfalfa's roots go deep in the soil and deep in history. Prized by the ancient Persians, this high-protein "Queen of Forages" is still treasured.

Chicken, antibiotic-resistant bacteria, and regulatory independence

After my post Monday on aspartame's wild and wacky path from pharmaceutical-company lab to beverage sweetener for millions of people, I got into a back-and-forth on Twitte

New tests show 30 out of 37 pesticides block male hormones


Many agricultural pesticides – including some previously untested and commonly found in food  – disrupt male hormones, according to new tests conducted by British sci

U.S. Approves Corn Modified for Ethanol

New York Times

A type of corn that is genetically engineered to make it easier to convert into ethanol was approved for commercial growing by the Department of Agriculture.

Exposure to pesticides in womb linked to learning disabilities

USA Today

Babies exposed to high levels of pesticides while in the womb may suffer from learning problems, a new study suggests.

Scientists Reveal Effects of Glyphosate

Health Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Apr 15 , 2009 (IPS) - Glyphosate, the herbicide used on soybeans in Argentina, causes malformations in amphibian embryos, say scientists here who revealed the findings of a study that