|These Emails Show Monsanto Leaning on Professors to Fight the GMO PR War|
Mother Jones - 10/2/2015. By Tom Philpott - For a blockbuster recent piece, the New York Times' Eric Lipton got a first look a massive cache of private emails between prominent public university scientists and GMO industry executives and flacks. The emails came to light through a barrage of controversial Freedom of Information Act requests by U.S. Right to Know, which is funded by the scrappy, anti-corporate Organic Consumers Association.
|Distrust over EU GM Crop Approvals Grows as at Least 15 Countries Move towards National Bans|
Organic Consumers - 10/2/2015. Brussels – In the latest blow to the European Commission’s laissez-faire approach to GM crops, at least 16 EU countries and four regions (in two other countries) are in the process of banning the cultivation of GM crops on their territories, with more expected to follow by a 3 October deadline for notifications to the EU, said Greenpeace.
|Are Your Children Roundup-Ready?|
The Cornucopia Institute - 10/1/2015. For thousands of years, children ate the same food their parents ate when they were children. In the United States today, this is no longer the case. Most dramatically, the proliferation of the use of the herbicide glyphosate, made possible by genetically engineered (GE) foods, is subjecting our children to a large-scale science experiment.
Boothbay Register - 10/1/2015. By Ben Bulkeley - At Fuzzy Udder Creamery in Whitefield, there is a special focus on being local.