Monsanto

October 1, 2013
SNAP

Sound Bites: SNAP And Monsanto

October 1, 2013 - Segment 2 - It's a new episode of Sound Bites. We'll hear about cuts to SNAP benefits and a legislative provision that had been protecting Monsanto by allowing biotechnology companies to continue selling genetically-modified seeds even after a court had blocked their sale over safety concerns.
June 4, 2013
monsanto-wheat

Sound Bites: Does Report On Arsenic & Chicken Matter?; Monsanto Watch; And Langston Hughes’ “Freedom’s Plow”

June 4, 2013 - Segment 4 - We kick-off another live episode of Sound Bites with a debate over the Johns Hopkins University study on arsenicals in chicken, and we look at Monsanto in the news with Tom Laskawy and Tom Philpott. Then, Blain Snipstal reads a Langston Hughes poem that highlights the importance of African Americans in agriculture and farming.
May 22, 2013
Michael Moss' Salt Sugar Fat

Sound Bites: Arsenic In Our Chicken; Supreme Court’s Monsanto Ruling; Bay Oysters; and Salt Sugar Fat

May 22, 2013 - Hour 1 - This week on Sound Bites, we learn about a study measuring arsenic in the chicken we eat, seed giant Monsanto's victory in the Supreme Court, and oyster restoration projects in the Chesapeake Bay. Then, we talk to Michael Moss about his book on processed food and America's obesity crisis: Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us.
March 6, 2013
Monsanto in the Supreme Court, Roundup Ready seeds

Sound Bites: Monsanto In The Supreme Court; Plastic In Our Food; Visions For Transforming The Food System

March 6, 2013 - Hour 2 - It's a new episode of Sound Bites. We'll look at the Bowman vs. Monsanto case, recently heard in the Supreme Court, which addresses the question of who owns the rights to Monsanto's genetically engineered RoundUp Ready seeds, plastics in our food, and visions for transforming the food system.