March 31st, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
In an effort to raise awareness on the benefits of growing and eating organic foods, or perhaps just for his love of the absurd, Stonyfield Yogurt founder and CE-Yo Gary Hirschberg created and stars in a mock rap music video, “Just Eat Organic.”
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March 24th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
Attorneys for the Center for Food Safety and the non-profit environmental law firm, Earthjustice, filed a lawsuit against the USDA last week challenging their January 27 decision to deregulate genetically modified alfalfa.
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January 24th, 2011 - Jill Ettinger
The first Agriculture Committee meeting of the 112th Congress held a public forum on January 21, 2011 to unofficially review and discuss the regulatory approval process on biotechnology, specifically Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) Roundup Ready Alfalfa, which has been at the center of recent debates.
Read More:Congressional Agriculture Committee Meets on GM Alfalfa