Tag Archives: New York Times

New York Times Marc Bittman on Investor Interest in Organic Farms

Interesting New York Times blog post from Mark Bittman on hard nosed investor interest on organic farming. Advertisements

Pfizer Pushes Lipitor Against Generic With Half Truths Or Maybe Just Lies

As noted in the New York Times, Lipitor, Pfizer Pharmaceutical’s blockbuster drug will soon be pummeled by an increasing number of doctor’s shifting towards the new generic version. http://www.nytimes.com/2007/11/03/business/03generic.html Wonder if there is a prescription drug to treat indigestion caused by lies from PHIC (Pharamceutical Industrial Complex).

Wal-Mart’s New Campaign Makes Us Queasy

New ‘Humanitarian’ Strategy Revealed  As noted in the March 2nd New York Times, Wal-Mart’s new marketing strategy, that includes selling premium items across all segments isn’t about capturing more and more retail sales it’s a humanitarian effort. The low price message is now history. In its stead Wal-Mart’s new campaign is to convince America that […]

Echinacea Schmechinacea: NY Times Report Ignores Existing Literature

A study by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine to be published in the New England Journal of Medicine concludes that there is no scientific evidence that Echinacea is helpful in combating colds. As noted in a press release by the American Botanical Council, “This is not a definitive trial on the efficacy […]

Honest Tea Splashes Big In Sunday New York Times

In case you don’t read the New York Times the allure of the Times Sunday Magazine is akin to the magic of St. Peter’s to a nun. People save it for months; refer to it at cocktail parties, dinner dates and board meetings. They are stacked by the pool house in the Hamptons, and revered […]

Sioux City Iowa To Go Organic

Interesting story on on city’s mission to get healthy. http://www.nytimes.com/gwire/2009/11/25/25greenwire-evangelist-for-organics-going-against-the-grain-4927.html