Europe’s failure to renew a safe, beneficial herbicide is a clarion call to reassess the illegitimate, hazard-based precautionary principle.
In 17th century London, precaution led to the Great Plague. Today, a new religion of zealots are still using the same techniques similarly unaware of the consequences.
IARC is a sinking battleship. Should its captain go down with it, or resign and let others try to save it?
Portier was paid $160K to attack glyphosate by lawyers suing Monsanto.
How did we ever get to the madness of a hazard-based precautionary policy approach? Through those relentless possibilists.
The organic food industry lobby has no qualms about lying about food risks. Here are the 12 most common.
Policy-makers today need to choose between the risk-based or hazard-based route to policy management.
The Risk-Monger’s list of six marketing tricks that have built the organic industry business empire.
See the French translation As many of us prepare to escape the summer heat by taking a holiday at the beach or at higher altitudes, spare a thought for the farmers working through the summer in full sun and against the elements. Before you toss that steak on the BBQ, spread those perfect strawberries on…
By getting in bed with the organic food lobby, Cargill is hoping to take over a rich niche sector. This will end badly for smallholders.
American NGOs have discovered that Brussels is the ideal place to launch a US lobby campaign. Hippie Go Home!
Cargill’s cheap marketing move into the organic market will hurt farmers, reduce global food security and wipe out the small organic food distribution chain.