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Act Now to Stop a Racist Climate Denier From Becoming USDA's Top Scientist
Science & Tech  (tags: agriculture, Trump regime, nominees, USDA, petitions )

- 603 days ago -
Clovis is blatantly unqualified for the top scientist job at the USDA. He's a political operative, not a scientist. Clovis has said climate science is "junk science." And he lacks expertise in food and agriculture policy.
Tell the Senate: Reject Anti-Science Nominee Sam Clovis
Science & Tech  (tags: Trump regime, nominees, USDA, petitions )

- 639 days ago -
Donald Trump has nominated Sam Clovis, an anti-science, climate-change denying talk radio host who has a history of bigoted comments, to serve as the Department of Agriculture's chief scientist.
USDA Gives $3.8 Million in Grants to Develop and Promote Nanotech in Food
Science & Tech  (tags: nanotech, food, USDA, universities )

- 1470 days ago -
Few Americans know about nanotech being used in the food supply, but itâEUR(TM)s a growing reality that the USDA is funding.
Suppressing Science For Monsanto? Groups Demand Investigation of USDA
Science & Tech  (tags: Climate, Rights, U.S., USDA )

- 1481 days ago -
'It is imperative that the USDA maintains scientific integrity and does not allow for harassment, censorship or suppression of findings that counter the interests of industry,' say farmworker, environmental, and food safety groups
USDA: Genetically Modified Wheat Found in Montana
Science & Tech  (tags: USDA, Montana, GM, GM wheat, trade )

- 1702 days ago -
No genetically engineered wheat has been approved for U.S. farming, and the discovery of unapproved varieties can pose a potential threat to U.S. trade with countries that have concerns about genetically modified foods.
Stop the Field Testing of Genetically Engineered Crops - TAKE ACTION!
Science & Tech  (tags: Biotech, Genetically Engineered, (GE), GE wheat, Oregon farm, farming, field tests, USDA, petition )

- 2181 days ago -
A farmer in Oregon just got an unwelcome surprise: he found genetically engineered (GE) wheat growing in his field. Tell the USDA that GE crops can't be controlled, and that we need to end field tests of GE crops.
Occupy Monsanto GCU Field Agents Shutdown GMO Seed Distribution Facility
Science & Tech  (tags: California, Camino, FDA, Madrid, Monsanto, Monsanto Facility, GCU Field Agents, Shutdown GMO Seed Dist. Facility, Sol, USDA )

- 2443 days ago -
Today's protest is the beginning of a series of over 65 different autonomous actions that officially start on September 17, a year since Occupy Wall Street movement began.
What Is Organic? USDA Trying to Define It
Science & Tech  (tags: organic, organics, agriculture department, national organic standards board, usda, mark kastel, barack obama, organic valley, organic food, money and finance, agriculture, organic farming, organic foods )

- 3121 days ago -
If you've ever wondered exactly what that "USDA organic" seal actually means, you're in good company. The U.S. Department of Agriculture itself has been asking the same question ever since it established the National Organic Program in 2002.
USDA Issues Draft Environmental Assessment of GM Sugar Beets
Science & Tech  (tags: ecosystems, environment, healthconditions, pollution, GeneticEngineering, GE beets, USDA )

- 3123 days ago -
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has prepared a draft environmental assessment (EA) of genetically modified sugar beets, including an option to permit planting of the beets under certain conditions.
Evangelical Push for GM Foods: USDA's NIFA Chief Calls Opponents 'Ignorant'
Science & Tech  (tags: GeneticEngineering, health, science, GMO, USDA )

- 3147 days ago -
USDA chief of National Institute of Food and Agriculture calls GM food opponents ignorant
Write the Department of Agriculture Urging Them to Act Now to Save Bees
Science & Tech  (tags: protection, honey bees, USDA, study, scientists, science, research )

- 3471 days ago -
Although honey bees are crucial to producing about one-third of all the food we eat, the Department of Agriculture has failed to meet crucial research needs to determine the cause of colony collapse disorder, which is devastating hives across the country
USDA Fines Animal Lab After Monkey Death
Science & Tech  (tags: research, USDA, fines, animal, lab, after, monkey, death )

- 4253 days ago -
ATLANTA - An animal research center was fined $15,000 for animal care problems linked to the death of a monkey, federal authorities said Monday. A Yerkes spokeswoman noted the research center reported the monkey's death, and said the center is committ

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