A column published at the Genetic Literacy Project by two Italian scientists outlines a serious problem their country faces regarding crop cultivation and farming. Presently, European Union and Italian rules restrict growing and cultivating genetically modified crops. But importers are enjoying a boom in business since the only alternate for Europe is to import produce… Read More Scientists: Italy’s GMO Rules Minimize Competition
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
You’ve probably heard for years that bees are in dire straights. Which is true…but it’s probably not the bees you’re thinking of. A few years ago, Verge Media interviewed a bee researcher about what’s really at stake for bees, global agriculture, and all the almonds you’ve ever eaten.
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
A Virginia attorney, Timothy Litzeburg, who worked for the Virginia-based Miller Firm who represented plaintiffs in the first lawsuit against Bayer AG. Bayer acquired Monsanto, Inc. that developed glysophate, the herbicide known in stores as Roundup was recently charged with extortion by federal prosecutors. Litzenburg was part of the team of attorneys who successfully convinced… Read More “Roundup” Litigation Attorney Charged With Extortion
The irony is that if passed, the Saving America’s Pollinators Act would actually be detrimental to bees and other pollinating species, while harming America’s farmers. By Henry I. Miller, The Federalist Some old ideas for bad laws are endlessly recycled. Take the case of the Saving America’s Pollinators Act, a nearly six-year-old initiative now cosponsored… Read More We Don’t Need To Ban Pesticides To Save Bees
By Jeff Stier, The Federalist Unjustified and outsized verdicts harm society by discouraging investment in innovative products, yet they’re becoming startlingly common. Only 51 percent of Americans think socialism would be a bad thing for the country, according to a Gallup poll released in May. Although the 2020 election will be a big test for… Read More Frivolous Lawsuits Against Scientific Innovation Are Just Another Form Of Socialism
By Paul Driessen | July 1, 2019 | CNS News Will activists finally admit their sins and break out of their pesticide-blaming time loop? Did you think Groundhog Day only comes in February? For anti-insecticide zealots and others in the environmentalist movement who’ve been preoccupied for years with bees and “colony collapse disorder,” it actually… Read More Hit the Panic Button: Bee Alarmists Caught in Pesticide-Blaming Time Loop
Last year, the Environmental Working Group released a report that concluded there are unsafe levels of the herbicide Glyphosate (Roundup) in various products, including Cheerios. This video aims to get to the bottom of these findings, and to explain why chemical residue in our food happens.
This will fail and more pressing problems will be neglected RONALD BAILEY | 6.14.2019 Reason Trial lawyers have managed to bamboozle three American juries so far into showering billions of dollars onto their suffering clients based on the scientifically bogus claim that exposure to Bayer’s glyphosate (sold as Roundup here) weedkiller gave them cancer. These… Read More Bayer to Waste $5.6 Billion Trying to Appease Anti-Pesticide Activists