Reporter Susan Freinkel talks about what happens to brains of children who have been exposed at a young age to pesticides. She’s joined by Lee Fang, who reports on how the pesticide companies have influenced regulations in Washington and at the local level. Both Freinkel and Fang are contributors to The Nation magazine. Freinkel is the author of the book Plastic: A Toxic Love Story and her article Warning Signs: How Pesticides Harm the Young Brain and Fang’s article The Pesticide Industry vs. Consumers: Not a Fair Fight appear in the March 31, 2014, issue of The Nation magazine. Read Full Article »
FDA Requirements on Salmonella Could Force Organic Free-Range Egg Producers To Restrict Hens Or Go Out of Business – KPFK Radio interviews Cornucopia’s Mark KastelTuesday, August 6th, 2013
GMO Non-Food Fight Song posted with permission of Theresa Griffith.
Theresa performed her song before the National Organic Standards Board meeting in Portland, OR in April.
Melinda Hemmelgam conducts two terrific interviews on Food Sleuth Radio. Greg Judy, a Missouri farmer and internationally know rotational grazing expert, describes the benefits of feeding livestock grass both for the environment and human nutrition. Click here to listen.
Melinda Hemmelgam also interviews Iowa farmer George Naylor. The former President of the national Family Farm Coalition and featured in the film “Fresh”, Naylor describes the joys and struggles of family farming. Click here to listen. Read Full Article »