via Ericka Dana, Catnip Farm
--The Mighty Oak was once a little nut that held its ground.
>From: "Sylvia Demarest" <email@example.com>
>To: "Ericka & Rich Dana by way of Debbie Ortman <firstname.lastname@example.org>"
>Subject: Re: 20/20 - unbelievable!
>Date: Wed, Feb 9, 2000, 1:35 AM
> Dear Friends
> I did a Lexis/Nexis search on Avery. This guy is very active. He was also
> associated with the Dept of Agriculture. Stossel's been had. If any one
> needs this printout let me know it's several hundred pages long. We need our
> own version of Avery.
> Sylvia Demarest
>> From: Ericka & Rich Danaby way of Debbie Ortman
> <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> To: Recipient list suppressed
>> Subject: 20/20 - unbelievable!
>> Date: Sunday, February 06, 2000 7:29 AM
>> Hello friends,
>> I've cut and pasted the following info. from a lot of letters that have
>> in to my mailbox today regarding last night's 20/20 show featuring the
>> extremely talented spin artists & hype masters Dennis Avery and John
>> Stossel, so that the truth can be spread and the lies can be challenged -
>> please pass on...
>> >From Holly -
>> Go to the Organic Trade Association's website for their response
>> to 20/20 at: http://www.ota.com/
>> Check out the News section - there's an article there listing Avery's
>> lies, when and where they were printed. For instance, he has claimed
>> the CDC had done comparative studies between organic and "regular"
>> produce that showed high contamination levels for the organic stuff.
>> The CDC had to issue a statement saying that no such studies had ever
>> been done after Avery's lies were published in the Wall Street Journal.
>> (Not a rag highly noted for its agricultural slant)
>> >From Del -
>> Go to http://www.abcnews.com and read the report on organic foods (Dennis
>> Avery is
>> getting the press again) and then go to the Stossel's message board and
>> in your $10 worth. This is just incredible.
>> >From Cecilia -
>> To talk back to Stossel you can leave your comments at:
>> >From Leigh -
>> Here's a bio of Mr. Avery
>> >From Marcie -
>> I suggest an archive search on the following words - Avery, Hudson
>> Institute, organic safety, nutrition in organic, manure (the critter
>> not the Avery kind) You will find answers to virtually all your
>> and support for your positions.
>> Sanet archives are to be found at:
>> >From Grandad -
>> http://abcnews.go.com/onair/2020/2020Index.html is the site
>> where you can follow some links to leave them a piece of your
>> If you'd like I will forward to you the complete text of last year's
>> N.Y. Times expose' on Avery, just ask.
>> Thanks for your help.
>> Your friend the organic farmer,
>> Ericka, Catnip Farm <email@example.com>
>> --The Mighty Oak was once a little nut that held its ground.
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