1) Study of the Week: Cats Fed Irradiated Food During Gestation Develop Severe Neurologic Disease
According to Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, cats fed an irradiated diet during gestation developed a severe neurologic disease. Cats that were returned to a normal diet recovered slowly so that by 3-4 months they were neurologically normal…
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2) When Times Get Tough, the Tough Get Resilient
Discovery of a new movement that puts you psychologically, economically and environmentally in fighting shape for the coming storms…
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3) Scientist Warning of Health Hazards of Monsanto’s Herbicide Receives Threats
"There are reports coming our of Argentina of attempts to intimidate the lead researcher of the study showing that Roundup – the glyphosate herbicide developed by Monsanto, could cause brain, intestinal and heart defects in fetuses…"
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4) USDA Head Vilsack Promises to Push Harder for Genetically Engineered Frankenfoods & Crops
"If there was any question about how the Obama administration would get behind agricultural biotechnology, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is removing any doubt. In fact, he says he’s going to do a better job than the Bush administration. Just back from the G8 summit in Italy, Vilsack pledged today to bring a "more comprehensive and integrated" approach to promoting ag biotech overseas…"

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5) USDA’s Historic Actions to Assist Minority Farmers

"I have never seen a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) like this one. At the very beginning of the Obama administration, Tom Vilsack, the Secretary of Agriculture, has developed initiatives to address the extensive and infamous civil rights problems at USDA…"
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