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Expanding Human Activities Are Threatening Biodiversity
Press Release
February 26, 1999

Scientists Recommend Biodiversity Preservation Scientists offer 27 recommendations for preserving the full range of biological […]

CAST Identifies Actions Needed to Eradicate Johne’s Disease in Cattle
Press Release
January 1, 1999

A new scientific paper from the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) identifies the […]

Scientists Comment on Proposed EPA Plant Pesticide Rule
Press Release
October 19, 1998

Proposal to Designate Plants as Pesticides What are the possible consequences of the U.S. Environmental […]

Require Prescriptions for High-Risk Pesticides?
Press Release
August 28, 1998

New Report Discusses Feasibility of Prescription Pesticides What is the feasibility of the U.S. Environmental […]

Naturally Occurring Substances Exhibit Antimicrobial Activity in Food
Press Release
April 22, 1998

Food Safety and Preservation According to the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST), an […]

Examination of Dietary Recommendations for Salt-Cured, Smoked, and Nitrite-Preserved Foods
Press Release
October 27, 1997

Dietary Restrictions Questioned The scientific evidence does not support restrictions in the consumption of salted, […]

Welfare of Farm Animals a Growing Concern
Press Release
September 17, 1997

Concern for the welfare of farm animals is mounting in the United States. And scientific […]

U.S. Meat Consumption Changing
Press Release
September 17, 1997

Influences on Consumption According to the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST), an international […]

As Forage Demand Increases, Debate over Grazing on Public Lands Heats Up
Press Release
December 6, 1996

Of the 307 million acres of federal land in the western United States, approximately 262 […]

Animal Wastes: A Growing Environmental Issue
Press Release
November 5, 1996

The estimated usable amount of manure produced by confined animals in the United States is […]