Food Security Network
Food Security Network claims to be, "an independent, non-profit coalition of people throughout the world dedicated to participating in an open, informed and impactful dialogue addressing solutions to global food security concerns through sustainable agricultural practices." .
A simple examination of the organizations web site, www.foodsecurity.net, reveals a definite pro-biotechnology bias, including criticisms of organic farming and organizations critical of biotechnology.
A basic whois search on the domain foodsecurity.net provides the following (search executed on December, 2004):
Registrant: OSBOURNE, VIN (FOODSECURITY3-DOM) 511 6th Ave., No. 19 NEW YORK, NY 10011 US Domain Name: FOODSECURITY.NET Administrative Contact: Forrer, Graydon (GFU95) grady@FOODSECURITY.NET Foodsecurity.net, Inc 750 17TH ST NW STE 1100 WASHINGTON, DC 20006-4607 US 202 778 2340 Technical Contact: Speakeasy Network (HS1672-ORG) hostmast@SPEAKEASY.NET Speakeasy Network 2222 - 2nd Ave Suite 222 Seattle, WA 98121 US +1 206 728 9770 fax: - +1 206 728 1500
The Administrative Contact provides a clue at the true agenda of Food Security Network. The site GMWatch.org provides a brief bio of Graydon Forrer: Forrer is former director of executive communications at Monsanto.
750 17th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006