41 search results for “golden rice” (page 4)

Fight Brewing Over “GMO 2.0”

One of the stranger public policy battles over the last 20 years has been over genetically modified crops. It’s strange because activist groups have been able to demonize vital technology…
Posted April 16, 2018 at 2:41 pm

California Clucking Around With Egg Law

Unsatisfied with merely increasing the price of eggs in their own state, Californians want to raise egg prices in yours as well. But some states are fighting back against…
Posted March 11, 2014 at 1:41 pm

Whole Foods Marketing Off Unfounded Fear

Hippie-ish grocery chain (and $21.4 billion-dollar corporation) Whole Foods Market announced this week that it would no longer carry Chobani-brand yogurts, which are produced using milk produced…
Posted December 19, 2013 at 6:23 pm

Organic Agriculture Cannot Feed The World

We’ve written before that, despite organic activists’ claims to the contrary, conventional agriculture (a.k.a. non-organic) is the only way to feed the world’s burgeoning population, and there’s nothing…
Posted September 18, 2013 at 10:34 am

Unscientific Scare Labels Proposed in Several States

Since the voters of California wisely rejected the misguided biotech food labeling scheme Proposition 37, activists have redoubled their efforts to shove these unnecessary notes onto food packaging. Washington…
Posted March 15, 2013 at 1:16 pm

Activists On Repeat

At least Michael Pollan is honest in his attempts to conjure up phony outrage to support his life’s work. As he wrote in The New York Times over the weekend:…
Posted October 16, 2012 at 1:15 pm

White House and Obesity: Carrot or Stick?

Today the White House released a comprehensive report about recommended tactics to fight childhood obesity. Some of the report is certainly worthwhile, like its efforts to tackle “food…
Posted May 11, 2010 at 12:00 am

Taking the “Human” out of “Humane”

We took a look last week at some details of the 2008 tax return filed by the deceptive Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). The filing…
Posted January 5, 2010 at 12:00 am

Fish Lovers Rejoice: Former HHS Secretary Rides To The Rescue

Of the contentious political conflicts over the trace amounts of mercury in the fish we eat, none has a higher profile than the courtroom battle playing out in California.
Posted February 7, 2006 at 12:00 am

Trial Lawyers Still Looking For A Drive-Thru Payday

” … all these platitudes about, ‘people should eat less,’ ‘responsibility,’ all this crap!” — John Banzhaf, May 8, 2003 Courtroom shark John Banzhaf…
Posted May 12, 2003 at 12:00 am