Silence on Two Neonicotinoid Reports

May 18, 2018 Marc Brazeau 0

The EU and member states are moving to ban neonicotinoid insecticides. But two recently released reports on the issue conclude that a ban would push farmers back to using pest control options that are worse for the environment and possibly for bees as well.

More at Stake in the Battle to Define Meat Than Meets the Eye

March 13, 2018 Marc Brazeau 0

The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association is making a pre-emptive strike against potentially misleading marketing for the next wave of plant meat and other meat alternatives, but the definition is changing fast. Trying to define meat by production process doesn’t play well with where the industry would like to see biotech regulation reformed.

What Constitutes Good Nutrition Advice?

March 12, 2018 Marc Brazeau 0

While affirming the conventional wisdom on What to Eat, two skilled health reporters diverge on What Not to Eat. The divergence underscores two different approaches to giving nutrition advice – outlining an optimal diet or emphasizing a few improvements that people will likely follow?