Menu labeling may be coming soon, but unfortunately GMO labeling in Oregon isn’t happening right now thanks to big money from big food. Monsanto, Dow, DuPont and other big food corporations spent $20 million to defeat Measure 92, Oregon’s GMO labeling intiative, and it looks like their misinformation campaigns were effective.
Final election results are still coming in, but as of right now, it doesn’t look like GMO labeling is going to pass in Oregon or in Colorado.
Voters in two Oregon counties this week overwhelmingly approved ballot initiatives prohibiting cultivation of genetically modified crops, despite a million-dollar agribusiness PR campaign against the proposed ban.
A 2010 study from researchers at the Southern Oregon University and Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife showed definitively that the climate in wine grape growing regions of the Western United States has been getting warmer.
Prasad — a delicious organic and raw food restaurant in Portland… and my visit there.
One Oregon county has banned the purchase of bottled water using county funds. Multnomah County, which includes Portland, passed the ban after a unanimous vote. So, why ban the bottle?
Portland, Oregon is a beautiful city, known for its roses, organic food, environmentally conscious citizens, and its beer. It has truly become a destination for Oregonians and travelers alike searching [ … ]
With the ever increasing number of craft brews hitting shelves in recent years, choosing an ale can be a difficult decision. Each crafty label seems coded somehow to project the [ … ]
The Portland Tribune reports that the city of Portland, Oregon plans to declare an “official city doughnut” this week. Mayor Tom Potter will introduce his official doughnut resolution, declaring Voodoo [ … ]
All Champagne is sparkling wine made through the “Methode Champenoise.” But not all sparkling wine is Champagne. Wine writer Alan Richman in the December 2005 issue of Bon Appetit magazine [ … ]
I am a commissioner on the Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission, an industry-funded agency and part of the Oregon Department of Agriculture’s Commodity Commission Program. Among our other responsibilities to the [ … ]
And you think you’re busy? Zoë Bradbury has three thousand strawberry transplants to plant, two acres of row crops to sow including a diversified mix of everything from carrots to [ … ]