Barbara H. Peterson on February 26th, 2014

Simple, graphic explanation of Big Ag.

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Barbara H. Peterson on January 28th, 2014

How can you trust an agency that promotes GMOs to be in charge of a program that supposedly is against GMOs? YOU CAN’T.

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Barbara H. Peterson on August 13th, 2013

Feed brokers exempt from organic certification. Therefore, there is no guarantee that organic feed is not commingled with non-organic feed or contaminated.

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Barbara H. Peterson on April 21st, 2013

It seems that “organic” does not mean “safe from tampering.” What sorts of “business interruptions” justify using non-organically produced annual seeds? I’m willing to bet that the dramatic effects on crops due to drought from climate change easily warrant such activity, under this clause; however, I just as easily would bet that it could mean anything in a court of law, from a lack of staff or machinery issues to financial losses in a particular quarter. As vague as it is, a “business interruption,” could be any problem a corporation faces in making duplicated or better profits from year to year. This is apparently a fully exploitable loophole. Let’s look at it all in a bit more detail…

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