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Entries by Andrew Gunther from 06/2011

Can Monsanto Police Itself?

| Posted 06.15.2011 | Huffington Post

Rather than encourage the sustainable use of pesticides, too often agrochemical companies seek only to maximize short-term sales and profits.

Still No Regulation to Keep Poisons Off Our Plate

| Posted 06.16.2011 | Huffington Post

Most of the rest of the world recognizes that adding a known poison to something you are going to eat is not a great idea. For example arsenic is prohibited from being added to any animal feed in Europe.

E. Coli and the Misuse of Antibiotics

| Posted 06.26.2011 | Healthy Living

E. coli is resistant to several classes of important antibiotics. And the consensus is that one of the most likely reasons for the development of this multiple-resistant strain is the misuse of antibiotics in intensive livestock farming systems.