ISSUES – FOOD: Are you suspicious because bread doesn’t taste the same and baking bread doesn’t even smell the same!..

Apart from the fact that breads have no real taste these days and certainly don’t have the same smell when baking, there is this: “Wheat harvest protocol in the United States is to drench the wheat fields with Roundup several … Continue reading ISSUES – FOOD: Are you suspicious because bread doesn’t taste the same and baking bread doesn’t even smell the same!..

OPINION – Short Sea Shipping! Did I Doze Off or What?

This article was first written in 2008. Today in 2022, the cost of fuel for the huge ships that bring our increasingly expensive essentials from far afield may indeed see us returning to local produce and coastal sail. What do … Continue reading OPINION – Short Sea Shipping! Did I Doze Off or What?

LOOKING BACK: THE REAL STORY behind the bankruptcy of Connors Brothers Ltd & Bumble Bee Foods LLC

I remember when Connors was acquired by George Weston Ltd. in 1967. At the time, it was mainly just another takeover by the big boys, with the usual  siphoning off of our resource dollars to folks far, far away. But … Continue reading LOOKING BACK: THE REAL STORY behind the bankruptcy of Connors Brothers Ltd & Bumble Bee Foods LLC

ISSUES: Aquaculture Could Be Conservation’s Secret Weapon – Before you lose it … read it!

By JUSTINE E. HAUSHEER JANUARY 21, 2019 Rappahannock Oyster Co in Topping, Virginia. Photo © Jason Houston Nets of diseased, lice-ridden salmon. Escapee fish polluting the gene pools of wild populations. Miles of mangroves bulldozed to build shrimp farms. Aquaculture … Continue reading ISSUES: Aquaculture Could Be Conservation’s Secret Weapon – Before you lose it … read it!

BUSINESS: Company builds clamming industry in Maine’s poorest county – Wait until you see what it is really worth!

  Tim and Amy Sheehan, co-owners of Gulf of Maine Inc. in Pembroke, are bringing innovation to the tradition-bound clamming industry in Washington County. Their efforts appear to be paying off: They anticipate gross sales of $2 million by year’s … Continue reading BUSINESS: Company builds clamming industry in Maine’s poorest county – Wait until you see what it is really worth!

RADIATION FOR DINNER? Tritium Bioaccumulates in Blue Mussels – But what about scallops, clams and quahogs?

Did you know Tritium is released daily into the water and air? And it’s safe they say. Others think not. Click to access nuclear-radiation-for-dinner-tritium-bioaccumulates-in-blue-mussels-but-what-about-scallops-clams-and-quahog.pdf GET MORE GREAT ARTICLES – SUBSCRIBE TO ATLANTICA LIVE RIGHT NOW! Continue reading RADIATION FOR DINNER? Tritium Bioaccumulates in Blue Mussels – But what about scallops, clams and quahogs?

ISSUES – CLIMATE: For the McCain empire, built on potatoes, climate change is serious business

World’s largest french fry maker to spend undisclosed amount of money on green, industrial-scale farms

McCain CEO Max Koeune: “If you put together the big news story and what happens every day with what we do, there’s a clear connection and clear sense of urgency in moving the needle forwards and moving the actions at a very different pace.” AFP GETTY FILE PHOTO

As a closely held company, McCain Foods Ltd. is under no obligation to be chatty. And it isn’t. The world’s biggest seller of frozen french fries has issued only eight press releases this year. When your name is on Continue reading “ISSUES – CLIMATE: For the McCain empire, built on potatoes, climate change is serious business”