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Abandoning the Public Interest
The neo-liberal drive to cut red tape is costing lives. Exposing the hidden costs of deregulation and privatization.
Altered Genes, Twisted Truth: How the Venture to Genetically Engineer Our Food Has Subverted Science, Corrupted Government, and Systematically Deceived the Public
Drucker, Steven M.
Drucker elucidates the scientific facts about genetically engineered foods that the PR myths have been obscuring.
Connexions Library: Food Focus
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on food.
Contaminated Meat, Contaminated Water: From Walkerton to Listeria
The current listeria outbreak has the feel of deja vu all over again. Once again, we are hearing about companies and industry associations lobbying for fewer inspections and less 'interference', and a...
The Drug Store in American Meat: We're Eating What?
Food consumers seldom hear about the drugs oestradiol-17, zeranol, trenbolone acetate and melengestrol acetate and the names are certainly not on meat labels. But those synthetic growth hormones are c...
The FDA and Frankenfoods: Will the Agency Protect Consumers or the Profits of a Few Corporations
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent enforcement letters warning food makers that they cannot label their products as free of genetically modified or genetically engineered ingredients...
GMO Propaganda and the Sociology of Science
In August of 2014, the website Gawker revealed documents that demonstrated the lengths to which the global chemical giant Monsanto would go in order to control the narrative about their products – in ...
Industrial Production of Poultry Gives Rise to Deadly Strains of Bird Flu H5Nx
Wallace, Robert G.
Debunking the claims of industrial poultry producers that multiple outbreaks of bird flu are due to wild waterfowl, instead providing evidence that industrial farming practices are responsible for the...
Meat inspections slashed: Connexions Digest News Brief, 1989
1989 article on greatly reduced inspections of meat products.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter June 26, 2017: Public Safety
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
The June 26, 2017 issue of Other Voices, the Connexions newsletter is about public safety.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 21, 2018: What are we eating?
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
What are we eating? A simple question which opens up a labyrinth of devilishly complex issues about production and distribution, access to land, control of water, prices, health and safety, migrant la...
Pesticides, Neoliberalism and the Politics of Acceptable Death
St. Clair, Jeffrey
In 1900, cancer killed three people in America out of every hundred. Today, it's 33 out of every 100 -- more than one-in-four Americans die from cancer. These figures come from Dr. Joseph Weissman, a ...
Radical Digressions 5
Safe Food: Bacteria, Biotechnology and Bioterrorism
A critique of "science-based" approaches to food - simply asking "how big is the risk?" leaves out the question of who is imposing that risk and who is taking it.
So Shall We Reap: What's Gone Wrong with the World's Food System -- And How to Fix It
How everyone who is liable to be born in the next ten thousand years could eat very well indeed; and why, in practice, our immediate descendants are likely to be in serious trouble. An expose on the ...
When Food Kills
Pennington, T. Hugh
The World Trade Organization: A Citizen's Guide
Shrybman argues that the WTO not only aggravates envrionmental and social problems, but takes away the tools that governments need to address them.
Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites
Center for Science in the Public Interest
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is a consumer advocacy organization whose twin missions are to conduct innovative research and advocacy programs in health and nutrition, and to pr...
Focussed on banning genetically engineered food in Canada. Actions generally include music, street theatre, workshops etc.
History & Policy
History & Policy: * Demonstrates the relevance of history to contemporary policymaking * Puts historians in touch with those discussing and deciding public policy today * Increases the influence of...
Ontario Public Health Association
To enhance the health of all the people of Ontario and to eliminate all preventable health problems.
Sources Experts & Spokespersons
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Food safety is a scientific discipline describing handling, preparation, and storage of food in ways that prevent foodborne illness.
Monsanto's Worst Fear May Be Coming True
The Chipotle restaurant chain decides to make its product lines GMO-free -- a trend that may be a threat to Monsanto's goal of controlling the food industry.