The Vital Role Chemicals have for Current Agriculture

Since the World Health Organization’s International Agency of Research on Cancer (IARC) decision to classify five pesticides as carcinogenic (last week’s SAIFood blog believes this is an error) there has been a hubbub around pesticide use, particularly glyphosate (Roundup). One message that the environmental movement is strongly advancing is that …

Agri-vated over Bacon!

I enjoy grocery shopping, but I’m increasingly becoming agri-vated by labelling and how food companies misuse labels to market products to consumers. Don’t get me wrong, product labelling and marketing is important, companies know how to catch my eye and convince me to buy their products; nevertheless I’m becoming agri-vated …