Stories by Jeff Deasy

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Posted on: Jan 18, 2011, Source: AlterNet

He brought 20 years of experience in organic farming to his government service and he had played a key role in the development of the USDA's organic standards.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2010, Source: AlterNet

After two years, a federal court has ruled that Ohio's ban on the labeling of dairy products as hormone-free is unconstitutional.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2010, Source: AlterNet

From Colorado to New York, natural gas drilling is putting drinking water at risk.

Posted on: Jul 2, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Only the hopelessly optimistic can believe the livelihoods of Gulf Coast fishing communities will return any time soon.

Posted on: May 20, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Thanks to Monsanto's Roundup herbicide we've got 'superweeds' and that is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the problems resulting from genetically modified foods.

Posted on: May 11, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Still working to overcome the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, Mississippi Delta communities are again bracing for an unthinkable environmental disaster.

Posted on: Apr 9, 2010, Source: AlterNet

One way to support the farmers we need for good health and a clean environment is to make sure they are allowed to sell raw milk to consumers who want to purchase it.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2010, Source: AlterNet

From chemicals in plastic bottles to contaminants found in popular brands, it's a wonder people consider bottled water a healthier option.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Right now 70 percent of the world's fisheries are being harvested at capacity or are in decline, but there are some reasons to be hopeful.