When are food marketing techniques considered predatory and recognized for their intent to mislead their target audience?
It is known that moderate consumption of red wine has a blood pressure lowering effect and, therefore, can decrease cardiovascular risk. But, is it the alcohol or the polyphenols that are the cause? [ … ]
It is suspected that planting fields containing a variety of crops is more efficient at warding off pests and disease compared to monoculture, which is a big argument for shifting [ … ]
The meat industry has refused to accept that excessive antibiotic use in agriculture is to blame for the dramatic increase in antibiotic resistance. But recent research is working to combat that argument.
Experts warn that climate change has already decreased the safety of the world’s food supply, and that things are only going to get worse.
A report released last week by the International Livestock Research Institute shows that livestock are fueling disease epidemics worldwide.
As lawmakers continue to tackle approval of genetically modified salmon, scientists have developed yet another genetically modified animal that might one day be approved for human consumption: chickens.
This post is part of our participation in Blog Action Day 2010. If you hadn’t heard, water is sort of important for our health… some even say we need it [ … ]
How do you save dying species of agriculturally valuable plants and animals? The answer may be as simple as what’s on your dinner plate. A recent article outlined the “eat [ … ]
Most people are aware of at least a few of the problems associated with factory farming. Anyone who has ever had the unfortunate experience of even being near one will [ … ]