Podcasts Archive

Bad News about Pesticides – The Leonard Lopate Show

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

The Leonard Lopate Show

Credit: NRCS

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 »

The Future of Organic Standards with Mark Kastel on Live to 110

Monday, January 6th, 2014

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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 Kastel

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

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GMO Fight Song

Thursday, May 30th, 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.

Food Sleuth Radio

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

KOPN 89.5 FM

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 »