|Maine staple’s exclusion from program no small potatoes|
Kennebec Journal - 1/26/2014. By Kevin Miller - The potato industry and its supporters in Congress – including members of Maine’s delegation – are pushing hard to scrap a five-year-old policy that prevents low-income women from buying fresh potatoes with vouchers they receive through a federal nutrition program.
|Maine EBT users deserve access to fresh food|
Waterville Morning Sentinel - 1/26/2014. Our Opinion - It’s important that Maine residents from a wide cross-section of the community – whatever their income level – have the means to buy their fresh fruits and vegetables directly from the farmers.
The Garden Island [Hawaii] - 1/26/2014. A pair of bills introduced Friday in the Hawaii House and Senate seek to prevent counties from restricting farming beyond state and federal laws.
|FCT editor refuses to retract inconclusive GMO paper|
GM Watch - 1/26/2014. The editor of Food and Chemical Toxicology, A. Wallace Hayes, has confirmed he will not retract a Chinese study that found GMO safe, even though it's inconclusive, showing that he must have retracted the Séralini study for other undisclosed reasons.