A Broad Traveling Abroad

Heading out of the country, folks, so my posts may be few and far between for the rest of the year. I imagine I will lose some followers – so sorry to see you go – and others may hang in for the heck of it. Either way, thanks for visiting.

WHO Declares Monsanto’s Round Up Causes Cancer

It’s about damn time…. Now that the World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared Monsanto’s Roundup a carcinogen, it’s more critical than ever to convince state and federal lawmakers that we need mandatory, not voluntary labeling of GMOs. What we really need is to ban glyphosate. But until that happens, shouldn’t consumers have a right…

Organic Ag Full of Crap

Organic agriculture has a dirty little secret. Waste from factory farms, or Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs) as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) callsthem, is being used and marketed as an “organic” fertilizer. That’s a problem, because factory farm waste is contaminated with hormones, antibiotics, pesticides, disease organisms, heavy metals and other undesirable substances, including…