Pesticides help farmers defend their crops against insect infections and attacks. Since over 90 percent of the world’s comes from customary agriculture, pesticides are an invaluable tool that also helps contribute to feeding the human population. That is why environmentalists oppose conventional pesticides, like glysophate (i.e. Round Up), while promoting nonsensical solutions like organic farming.… Read More Study: Fungus in Organic Pesticides Could Cause “Severe Rot” in Corn
In light of allegations that Germany’s insect population is on the decline, environmentalists are pushing for a new law to protect them. In reality, it is an underhanded attempt to outlaw pesticides which will make food crops more vulnerable to insect consumption of them which will, in turn, make more people vulnerable to starvation. Another… Read More German Environmentalists Push for Insect Protection
This is from April of last year but is definitely of note. PETA pitched banana peel as an alternative to pulled pork as per a recipe from Melissa Copeland (aka The Skinny Vegan). Some food lovers online decided to have a little fund at PETA’s expense, and the results were hilarious! Foodies mercilessly troll PETA… Read More Online Foodies Troll PETA For Promoting … BANANA SKIN
By Mike Wright, 12, January 2020, The Telegraph Shopping ethically and sustainably can add almost £500 to your annual shopping bill, analysis has revealed as eco-campaigners warn cheaper products often come at a greater environmental cost. Research looking at the ‘shopping basket’ of goods used to work out inflation found that it costs on average… Read More Shopping ethically adds almost £500 to annual shopping bill, research finds
Bayer’s subsidiary Monsanto is expanding production of genetically modified seeds in Chile, prompting an outcry from environmental groups. The Latin American country is a leading exporter of seeds worldwide. Sophia Boddenberg | Deutsche Welle | May 30, 2019 “Fuera Bayer-Monsanto de Chile” (Bayer-Monsanto out of Chile) is written on the colorfully painted posters held by… Read More Environmentalists Outraged Over Bayer Seed Factory Expansion in Chile
By Deb Gangwish Special for CommonGround May 12, 2019 Omaha World-Herald If you’re involved purchasing food for yourself, your family or your business, you’re likely aware of genetically modified crops – also known as genetically modified organisms (GMOs), GE crops or biotech crops. GMOs have been widely misunderstood. People are concerned about their health and… Read More Nebraska Farmer: Nothing to Fear About GMO’s
Greenpeace founder and scientist Patrick Moore joined Steven Crowder a few days ago for a discussion about climate change.
Mankind has been manipulates nature to work better for us. It started 8,000 years ago.
A thought-provoking, well made documentary tells the story of two Dutch film makers who examine the many criticisms well-fed Westerners have about genetically modified foods (aka GMO’s). The movie also reveals some of the scientific ideas surrounding the alteration of foods people tend to think are natural. The film also takes to task the many… Read More “Well Fed”: A Documentary About GMO’s
The people behind the comedy website Funny or Die produced a video in conjunction with the group Peel Back the Label showing how ridiculous and deceptive food labels like All Natural and Non-GMO are. You can watch it here (H/T AGWEB)