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172 Articles by D. Snodgrass

Monsanto Submitted "Fake Scientific Data" Says Former Exec

Monsanto's former managing director of India operations is talking, and it's not pretty for the behemoth of genetic modification. Tiruvadi Jagadisan is accusing his former employer of faking scientific data with the intent of evading the government's regulatory requirements. The 84 year-old Jagadisan is quoted as saying ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in February 2010 (3 comments)

Wicked Cool World of Organics - Edition 49

This week's dose of organic headlines, updates, resources, goodies, and recipes courtesy of DSnodgrass...   Fantastic news here. This was actually announced a week ago, shortly after I published Wicked Cool...Edition 48, but I'm very happy to bring it to your attention now. New Pasture Rules Issued for ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in February 2010, about Agriculture & Food, Food, Genetic Modification, Organic

Wicked Cool World of Organics - Edition 48

This week's dose of organic headlines, updates, resources, goodies, and recipes courtesy of DSnodgrass...   This is a great story. School Produce Stand Feeds Families in Oakland  Care to sample a strawberry or scoop up salad greens for supper when you pick up your child from school? Since school went ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in February 2010, about Agriculture & Food, Education, Organic

Wicked Cool World of Organics - Edition 47

This week's dose of organic headlines, updates, resources, goodies, and recipes courtesy of DSnodgrass...   The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released the 2008 Organic Production Survey. Since this is the initial undertaking of its type at the federal level, there's no solid data for comparison from prior ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in February 2010, about Agriculture & Food, Deforestation, Genetic Modification, Organic

Wicked Cool World of Organics - Edition 46

This week's dose of organic headlines, updates, resources, goodies, and recipes courtesy of DSnodgrass... The following is a disconcerting reminder that despite an increasing availability of organics to consumers, industry regulation is still dicey. H&M's 'Organic Cotton Fraud'  If H&M’s quick promise to stop destroying ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in January 2010, about Agriculture & Food, Genetic Modification, Organic (3 comments)

Wicked Cool World of Organics - Edition 45

This week's dose of organic headlines, updates, resources, goodies, and recipes courtesy of DSnodgrass...    Comedy, thy name is crap. This is brilliant.   Time magazine asked Michael Pollan 10 questions. It's a decent read, but here are three topics worth bringing to this column. On Organics... I think organic ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in January 2010, about Agriculture & Food, Food, Genetic Modification, Organic

Wicked Cool World of Organics - Edition 44

This week's dose of organic headlines, updates, resources, goodies, and recipes courtesy of DSnodgrass...    California Wine Industry Establishes New Green Certification  Consumers trying to figure out if a winery lives up to its "green" claims now have a little extra help: The new statewide Certified California Sustainable Winegrowing (CCSW ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in January 2010, about Agriculture & Food, Economics, Industry & Business, Organic

Wicked Cool World of Organics - Edition 43

This week's dose of organic headlines, updates, resources, goodies, and recipes courtesy of DSnodgrass...   Kudos to an organic business that made the decision to do things the right way. Oregon Winery Goes Way Beyond Organic From solar energy to soy ink to salmon protection, the Sokol Blosser Winery in ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in January 2010, about Agriculture & Food, Organic, Solar, Weather

Wicked Cool World of Organics - Edition 42

This week's dose of organic headlines, updates, resources, goodies, and recipes courtesy of DSnodgrass...   Another twist in the John Mackey saga. Whole Foods CEO to Give up Title of Chairman The chief executive of organic supermarket chain Whole Foods Market Inc. is giving up his title of chairman, following ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in January 2010

Top Environmental Stories of the Decade: A Subjective List and Poll

Here's a list of environmental stories which had high impact during the last decade. This is is in no particular order, admittedly subjective and seen from an American perspective. Please tell me what I've missed and take a moment to vote in the poll. The environmental movement goes ... keep reading

Written by D. Snodgrass in December 2009, about Air Quality, Climate Change, Economics, Environmental Disasters, Green energy, Lifestyle & Behavior, Organic, Politics & Government, Pollution

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