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Biting the Hand That Feeds You – Those Who Oppose The Green Revolution

July 28, 2018 // 4 Comments

I am lucky enough to live in a part of the world in a time where I would have to go out of my way to experience the physical sensation of hunger. It is a luxury that few in history have had, and one that I have never taken for granted, however, some do. There are people out there who view their high standard of living, where they have easy access to relatively cheap nutritional food, as the baseline. They have no appreciation, in fact I would go as so far as to say that some have a disdain, for [...]

#087 – Who’s afraid of BT Cotton with Fred Perlak from Monsanto

July 26, 2015 // 2 Comments

This week Myles and James are joined by Fred Perlak from Monsanto co. Fred was part of the original team that developed and later launched Bt cotton. Fred went on to be VP of Monsanto co in Hawaii and became a distinguished science fellow. We were lucky enough to get an hour of Fred’s time to ask him what ever we liked. A nice review written by Fred on the topic of BT Fred can be found here and he is on [...]

More Nonsense from March Against Monsanto Protestors

November 16, 2014 // 3 Comments

Edited by Peter I have previously written articles critical of Sue Mallender and Tracey Lloyd, who gave speeches at the March Against Monsanto protest in Nottingham earlier this year. As well as being factually incorrect and misleading, their speeches were about as interesting as a wet fart. There was no passion behind anything these women said; nor were they able to get the crowd worked up on that particularly wet day back in May. They also did not have the knowledge or the understanding to [...]