Steve Ellis Talks About The EPA’s Decision To Reject The Legal Petition On “The Neonicotinoid View, ” a special summertime series on Fridays, produced by The Organic View Radio Show and hosted by June Stoyer and beekeeper, Tom Theobald. The show aims to focus on neonicotinoids and the dilemma beekeepers are facing.
Over the last decade, there have been numerous pet food recalls. When it comes to feeding your animal companion and depending upon a manufacturer, trusting a company once again after a recall can be difficult. Everyone is capable of making mistakes. However, how can a manufacturer reassure its loyal customers that their products are safe? Can a pet food business rebuild consumer trust? What steps should be taken? Does a major tragedy have to occur in order for the safety mechanisms and/or checks and balances to be put into place? What changes would you like to see?
In lieu of the recent events in the state of Connecticut regarding HB 5117 which would have required the labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) was downgraded, removing a key provision requiring the labeling of all foods containing GMOs, it is clear that the battle for consumers to rightfully know whether or not food contains genetically modified ingredients is going to be intense.