Last week offered hope for science and strawberries, both. Three newsworthy events marked progress toward the slow crumbling of chemical industry influence on government. Each crack, however small, offers an opportunity toward food democracy, and the use of science in powerful service of the public good.
First, the national news: U.S. EPA opened its doors for public comment on our legal petition to stop all uses of methyl iodide nationwide!
This means that the U.S. EPA is considering pulling the use of one of the most toxic chemicals on earth. Administrator Lisa Jackson needs to hear from