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Hey, Starbucks! I’ll Take Mine De-Calf . . .

On Tuesday, Starbucks announced that most of its West Coast and New England coffeehouses will no longer be serving dairy products from cows given Recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH),…
Posted January 18, 2007 at 12:00 am

Food Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones

From the people who brought you "Food Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace (of Starving People)"…The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently ruled that meat and dairy…
Posted January 9, 2007 at 12:00 am

Infected Lettuce? Blowhard Activists? Zap’em Both

Food fascists coast to coast have been quick to place the blame for this year’s E.coli outbreaks on their usual public punching bags — the federal government, “big…
Posted December 21, 2006 at 12:00 am

WTO To EU: Enough Is Enough

Last week the World Trade Organization ruled against the European Union’s (EU) ban on genetically modified food (GM food, or GMOs). Friday’s editorial in The Wall Street Journal…
Posted February 13, 2006 at 12:00 am

Chinese Discover Biotech Rice

A big year for the future of food just got a lot bigger — maybe somebody ought to tell the protesters.
Posted May 3, 2005 at 12:00 am

‘PCRM Week’: The Dairy Attack

Unless you’re among the bean-sprout-sized minority of Americans who describe themselves as "vegans" (vegetarians who also won’t touch milk, cheese, yogurt, butter, or even a dollop…
Posted April 12, 2005 at 12:00 am

British MP Slams Anti-Technology Activists

“When I first became interested in the controversy about genetically modified crops, I had no bias for or against,” writes British House of Lords member Dick Taverne…
Posted March 25, 2005 at 12:00 am

NY Times’ Jane Brody: Benefits Of Biotech Crops

Today, The New York Times’ Jane Brody — whose three decades of work has made her among the nation’s most trusted health writers — used her weekly column to lambaste…
Posted January 11, 2005 at 12:00 am

Ignorance: An Anti-Biotech Crusader’s Best Friend

It's been a difficult month for science-phobic activists opposed to the widespread acceptance of genetically engineered (GE) food, but Americans have been fed enough misinformation by activists that…
Posted December 7, 2004 at 12:00 am

Biotech Bans Falter

While voters in Marin County went the way of the Luddite and approved a ballot initiative on Tuesday banning genetically engineered (GE) crops, three other California counties resoundingly…
Posted November 4, 2004 at 12:00 am