|GM foods neither safe nor needed, say genetic engineers|
GM Watch - 5/19/2014. Genetically modified crops and foods are neither safe nor necessary to feed the world, a new report by genetic engineers shows. The second edition of GMO Myths and Truths, co-authored by genetic engineers Dr John Fagan and Dr Michael Antoniou and researcher Claire Robinson, was released today as a free online download by the sustainability and science policy platform Earth Open Source.
|U.S. Initiative on Hunger Aids Millions, Report Finds|
The New York Times - 5/19/2014. By Ron Nixon - Washington: An Obama administration program set up to reduce chronic hunger and poverty has contributed to rising incomes for farmers around the world and has helped save millions of people from starvation, according to a report released Monday by the United States Agency for International Development.
|MOFGA Saddened By MOOMilk Announcement - Hopeful For Future Of Organic Dairy|
MOFGA Announcements - 5/16/2014.
While MOOMilk's announcement causes great concern for its dairy farmers in the short-term, MOFGA remains hopeful about the future of organic dairy in Maine, and is appreciative of the tireless efforts of all stakeholders to keep the company running for the past five years. MOFGA is encouraged by ongoing offers of support from other dairies such as Stonyfield, Organic Valley and Oakhurst.