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Pat Thomas

A Grim Experiment in ‘Scientific’ Eating  

20/11/17 Articles

When I was a child the science fiction vision of the future was of a world without food. In the future, we were told, we could do away with the drudgery of farming, cooking and even eating and just take a pill that would deliver all our daily nutritional requirements. Even at a young age […]

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Glyphosate in The EU – What’s the Plan?

14/11/17 Articles

The EU has failed – once again – to agree on how to proceed with the relicensing of glyphosate, the active ingredient which underpins Roundup, the world’s most widely used herbicide. Yesterday representatives of Member States in the European Council voted on a proposal, put forward by the European Commission, to relicense glyphosate for a […]

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Infant formula, social listening and the art of persuasion

01/11/17 Articles

A new international report, to which I made a small research contribution, has revealed a shocking lack of science behind the infant formula ranges sold by baby milk companies – and some pretty shady marketing tactics.

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Peace, Love and (Glyphosate in Your) Ice Cream

14/10/17 Articles

In a series of tests on Ben & Jerry’s ice cream sold in the UK and EU, worrying levels of glyphosate were found. Here’s what that means – and how Ben & Jerry’s responded and why you shouldn’t be too hopeful.

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