The world could use more studies of GMO crops and health. But if they're going to make any headway, they'll need to be a lot more open.
Irish scientists have found that a little bit of fungus growing inside barley can protect the plants from pests, disease, and even climate change.
Sure, government swindlers and food stamp fraudsters are alarming. But we're catching a lot of them -- and, often, getting the money back.
Since a GOP-controlled Congress is unlikely to embrace the mandatory labeling some Democrats support, don't hold your breath on this one.
Nathanael Johnson spent six months asking if we could support small farmers, protect the planet, and end hunger. This is what he learned.
Asia Pulp and Paper said it would stop cutting down Indonesian forests. Now, green groups say, it has delivered on much of its promises.
Dumping data and derision on vaccination-doubters isn't going to get us anywhere. To change minds, we need to build trust.
Forget about the trade-offs between free commerce and regulation. Poor farmers need government both to help build markets and to trim red tape.
Urban foraging won't fill you up or provide miraculous cures, and you'll end up with lots of very bitter greens, but it could be the perfect solution for food deserts.
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