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Is Monsanto the Next Tech Company?

November 21st, 2014 | by Jill Ettinger

Monsanto, the much hated poster-company for the biotech industry, may soon take on another industry: information technology. That’s what Robb Fraley, Monsanto’s chief technology officer says. “I could easily see us in the next five or 10 years being an information technology company,” he says in Grist


Dirty Dozen Fruits and Vegetables – A Winter Refresher

December 7th, 2013 | by Heather Carr

As we head into the holidays, many of us will be cooking large meals and using fresh fruits and vegetables. I figure now is a good time for a quick refresher on the “Dirty Dozen” - those fruits and vegetables in the U.S. food supply that show the most pesticide residues


Endless Shrimp? How sustainable are those little crustaceans?

September 10th, 2013 | by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA)

You've seen the ads on TV for all-you-can-eat shrimp buffets. Shrimp, once a special treat that you'd get once in a while on a summer seaside vacation, has turned into cheap fast-food like McDonald's hamburgers. And like fast-food burgers, cheap shrimp is an ecological disaster



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