Re: "These foods are cause for alarm," letter to the editor, Wednesday, April 10.
As we celebrated National Volunteer Week (April 21-27), Canadian Blood Services wanted to thank the 17,000 volunteers who dedicated 215,000 hours of their time in the last year to help support Canada's blood system.
On the streets of Burnaby, the cherry trees have bloomed, boasting the end of winter and the promise of a warmer season.
More than a dozen Langley residents rallied outside MP Mark Warawa's office April 9 to oppose the planting of genetically modified alfalfa in Canada.
Awareness of GMOs (genetically modified organisms, also known as GE, genetically engineered foods) is increasingly making me a concerned mother and grandmother.
If the NDP wins the election, it could be facing off against these two groups. . . .8 Our entire food system is at risk from genetically modified foods. . . . . . . . . . 9
If Mr. Brenan [GM assertions out of place, Mar. 12 Letters, Langley Advance] does not like Wally Martin's comparison of GMO thalidomide [Stop genetic modifications, Feb. 12 Letters, Advance], that is fine.
Living at home wasn't easy for Burnaby resident Poh Tan, but one thing she knew for certain - she would never be like her parents.
People interested in what foods they put in their mouths may want to attend a documentary screening this Thursday on food awareness.
Mr. Martin makes rather random assertions regarding thalidomide and genetically modified foods [Stop genetic modifications, Feb. 12 Letters, Langley Advance].
Did you know that the federal government of Canada approved the use of the drug Thalidomide, and that Canada was the last country on earth to ban its use? A full year after it was banned elsewhere?
The Ladner Community Garden's second Seedy Saturday event is set for next Saturday at Ladner Baptist Church.
THE end of the year and the end of another good season in the garden gives us reason to be hopeful about the coming spring.
THE Annals of Internal Medicine recently published a Stanford University study that examined 40 years of crop growing research to determine if organically grown fruits and vegetables were more nutritious than the conventionally grown food crops of the modern industrial farming system.
OVER the last decade, the desire to grow food at home and in community gardens has grown rapidly, pushed along by people of all ages who feel that our food supply is in jeopardy.
Editor: -- Re: No worries about GM crops, letter to the
Editor: -- Re: Not all breakfasts created equal, Well on Your
ALMOST everyone loves to bite into a juicy, crunchy red apple with lots of taste, and this year there's a new apple for us all to enjoy which was bred and raised right here in B.C.
I hate being a killjoy, but the other night - when asked whether Cheerios were a healthy breakfast option - I killed one man's breakfast dreams for life. My response to his innocent question? "They are about as nutritionally sound as cardboard."