By Rady Ananda
After over half a billion eggs were recalled from two factory hen layer operations in Iowa, New York lawmakers proposed mandating vaccines against salmonella.  Mainstream media then blasted this message across the globe. Home to the biggest pharmaceutical and chemical companies in the world, the US is fond of throwing drugs and chemicals at the problem instead of addressing the filth of factory farms.
Posted in Big Pharma, Biotechnology, CAFOs, Environment, Factory Farms, FDA, Genetically Engineered Food, Health Foods, organic, Peasants, Farmers, Ranchers, pollution, Scientific Studies, Sustainable Practices, USDA
Tagged animal vaccine, antibiotic overuse, Backyard hens, cafo, centralized v decentralized food system, china US trade dispute, chlorinated chicken, confined poultry houses, egg recall, FDA egg rules, food contamination, food freedom, food safety, global poultry trade, hallandale farms, Health Care Without Harm, HR 1549, PAMTA, poultry trade, Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act, rady ananda, S 619, salmonella, US egg supply, US hen layers, US Russia chicken trade, vaccine dangers, world trade organization, wright county egg, wto
GMO grapevines destroyed (AFP)
By Rady Ananda
Early Sunday morning, French police stood helpless as sixty people, locked inside an open-air field of genetically modified grapevines, uprooted all the plants. In Spain last month, dozens of people destroyed two GMO fields. On the millennial cusp, Indian farmers burned Bt cotton in their Cremate Monsanto campaign. Ignored by multinational corporations and corrupt public policy makers, citizens act to protect the food supply and the planet.
Posted in Biotechnology, Environment, Genetically Engineered Food, Land Rights, Peasants, Farmers, Ranchers, pollution
Tagged biotech, cremate monsanto, genetically engineered crops, genetically modified crops, gmo vineyard destroyed, no GMO, rady ananda, spain gmo crops destroyed