Food Inflation

While pundits and economists everywhere welcome in the “recovery”, a different story is brewing in the US produce sector, from the Producer Price Index (PPI) report for March 2010, it seems that the price of food rose 2.4% in March alone – the largest monthly jump in over 26 years. Some of the startling food price […]

BSC2009 – Seeds, Science and Sustainability – Claire Hope Cummings

Image via Wikipedia The author of “Uncertain Peril – Genetic Engineering and the Future of Seeds”, and former USDA lawyer, Claire Hope Cummings discusses the necessity of farm security. Claire uses the prop of a box of Kellogg’s frosted flakes to point out that the box of cereal has mostly genetically modified, chemical laden, nutritionally […]