What still to eat?

According to the latest EcoWatch news, Monsanto and Cargill Aggressively Pursue GE Soy Feed for Factory Fish-Farming Industry. So first we stopped eating meat, be it due to environmental impact (land use, water use, pharmaceuticals, ethical aspects, …) and we thought we could eat fish. Then came the overfishing and the tuna issues, particularly with…

Carbon Footprint of beef

Via Ecofriendly Company, 27-04-2010 According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, animal husbandry contributes more to global warming than the whole of the transport sector. This news is also significant to many canteens and restaurants. The employees favourite: steak as a climate killer? 51% (study by Worldwatch Institute) of all CO2…

The Proven Dangers of Microwaves

From Mercola, extracted from NEXUS Magazine, Volume 2, #25 (April-May ’95). Originally printed from the April 1994 edition of Acres, USA. Back in May of 1989, after Tom Valentine first moved to St Paul, Minnesota, he heard on the car radio a short announcement that bolted him upright in the driver’s seat. The announcement was…

Microwaved food: is it healthy?

PCC Sound Consumer, by Trudy Bialic, editor, January 2006 (January 2006) — For convenience, few kitchen tools can compare to the microwave oven. An estimated 90 percent of American households have one and most of us have used a microwave to reheat leftovers. From time to time, we at PCC get calls from individuals asking…