|What does the ruling in Vermont mean for GMO labeling?|
Food Navigator News - 4/30/2015. By Elaine Watson - While opponents of Vermont’s GMO labeling Act 120 suffered a major setback this week after a federal judge rejected many of their arguments, some attorneys predict the case could ultimately end up in the Supreme Court to settle a long-running debate over compelled speech on product labels.
|Pesticides alter bees' brains, making them unable to live and reproduce adequately|
Science Daily - 4/30/2015. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology - In research report published in the May 2015 issue of The FASEB Journal, scientists report that a particular class of pesticides called "neonicotinoids" wreaks havoc on the bee populations, ultimately putting some crops that rely on pollination in jeopardy.
|Vermont law on GMO food to stand, for now|
Burlington Free Press - 4/29/2015. A Vermont law that could make the state the first in the country to require labeling of genetically modified food has been allowed by a federal judge to stand for now despite opposition by food industry groups.