Fruits and vegetables in season by month: October

Fruits and vegetables in season by month: October

To us, October means mushrooms. We suggest an original and elegant recipe: boletus salad with dill. Serve it as a starter with rye bread. Preparation is simple: just sliced fresh mushrooms with fresh dill, chives, extra virgin olive oil and salt, garnished with a few pomegranate grains. Another food that ripens in October is the winter

China signs a 300 million dollar deal to import lab meat from Israel

China signs a 300 million dollar deal to import lab meat from Israel

Lab meat, also known as cultured or bio meat, is grown in a laboratory using animal cells entirely outside of an animal’s body. China has signed a 300 million dollar deal to partner with Israeli high-tech companies like SuperMeat, Future Meat Technologies and Meat the Future, which are three of only eight companies in the world growing

How agricultural chemicals are poisoning our world. And all the (false) myths about them

How agricultural chemicals are poisoning our world. And all the (false) myths about them

Corporations are putting our lives and our environment at risk through a growing and improper influence over institutions, whose responsibility should be, instead, protecting people and the planet. The visible consequences have made it imperative to expose their devious tactics and their steadfast and corrupt lobbying, recently revealed in the Poison Papers (a compilation of over

10 unmissable foods in season in September

10 unmissable foods in season in September

Eating seasonal fruits and vegetables is crucial for our health and that of the environment. Following their natural life cycle, fruits and vegetables have more nutrients and active substances, along with more intense taste and aroma. Here’s a list of the best foods in season in September. Figs Now it’s time for “forniti” figs that

The fight against GM mustard in India is crucial for the global war on GMOs

The fight against GM mustard in India is crucial for the global war on GMOs

Amidst the determined push by biotech lobbies to impose genetically modified (GM) mustard in India, civil society movements and farmers’ organisations are once again doing battle to oppose this new product of genetic engineering. If approved, this would become India’s first GM food crop, which poses grave health and environmental risks. The release of GM mustard would threaten farmers’