An American of Greek heritage documents the decline of healthful agricultural practices that have spread from the U.S. to Greece. Use of pesticides have compromised and tainted crops to the extent that farmers refuse to eat their own produce.
Meat’s impact on health, superbug resistance, carbon emissions, and climate change are well documented. Yet the EU has pledged 15 million euros ($15.9 million) to the meat market in order to raise consumption. Why?
The Cosmetics Wars By Mark Bittman, New York Times If all goes according to schedule, next month the European Union will become “cruelty-free,” banning without exception the sale of cosmetics ingredients that were tested on animals. Don’t celebrate yet. Because although there may be less animal testing of personal care products than there once was — even …