Engineer Creates First Local Organic Bamboo Kiln 

… provided by former Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Jamaica, His Excellency Dong Xiaojun. The high efficiency bamboo charcoal kiln was assembled at the Institute of Nursing, Technology, and Household Management (INTHM), a vocational training institution situated on Swallowfield Road, Kingston, of which Mr. Wallace is a Director. He tells JIS News that the facility, which was assembled over eight weeks during the past summer, is capable of producing approximately 400 pounds of …

China promises boost to African bamboo expertise 

By Keya Archarya | December 11, 2015 [PARIS] China aims to increase Africa’s expertise in novel bamboo products through a new knowledge exchange network, it was announced at the COP 21 summit. The country plans to team up with African states to start a partnership that would see knowledge about bamboo growth and products, such as bamboo-based biofuels and charcoal briquettes, transferred to other bamboo-growing nations. The partnership, which was launched at an event on 9 December in Paris, …

Organic Food Finds Footing in Growing Chinese Market : News : Yibada

By Alvin Ybanez | June 6, 2015 Organic food is seeing increasingly high demand in China, as the country’s middle class gains stronger purchasing power and awareness of healthy living and dietary concerns increase. Chinese urbanites are seeking alternative options to purchase safe and healthy products, partly spurred by recent food scandal incidents, the China Daily newspaper said in a report on Friday. “Even though imported organic food can be expensive, it’s an investment …

Countries That Ban GMO Foods

… most GMO foods have allowed one or two GMO crops to be grown. Special: GMO Foods: Are We Unknowingly Poisoning Our Families? Here are a few of the rules and regulations regarding GMOs in other countries: 1. China. Beijing supports GMO technology because it sees GMO as crucial to food security, says Reuters. But although China may support the technology and allows for some genetically modified food crops to be imported, it doesn’t permit their domestic cultivation. The country plans to …

We have the right to know what we are putting in our bodies – Columbus healthy living | Examiner.com

… liver, kidneys and bladder. General Mills’ cereals have to be labeled in the UK as being GMO. China, Russia and Japan will not allow shipments of GMO corn and soybeans to be imported. Monsanto has bought off Congress through SuperPACs and lobbyists, gotten immensely favorable treatment by the Supreme Court of the US, and is now battling the European Union’s labeling of Roundup as “probably cancerous”. In the meantime, the USDA has increased the allowable limits of residual glyphosate …

Vietnam approves commercial crops of GMO corn to cut imports | Business | Thanh Nien Daily

… processing—namely, MON 89034 and NK603, produced by DeKalb Vietnam (a subsidiary of US mega-corporation Monsanto) and Bt 11 and MIR 162 from Near the end of the month, the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources issued a bio-safety certificate for Monsanto’s MON 89034 corn variety, enabling farmers to start commercially cultivating the crop, which is banned in Europe and China. To finish reading this article, click on this link: via Vietnam approves commercial crops of GMO …