The Cornucopia Institute - 10/24/2014. By Western Organization of Resource Councils (WORC) - On October 20, the World Trade Organization (WTO) announced that the U.S. country-of-origin labeling of meat violated international trade rules. WTO found that the goal of the labeling program was not illegal, but its implementation presented a trade barrier by treating Canadian and Mexican livestock less favorably than U.S. livestock. The United States has 60 days to appeal.
|Portland infant formula has pesticide-resistant GMOs|
Statesman Journal (Salem, Oregon) - 10/24/2014. By Tracy Loew - Some infant formula sold in Portland contains soy that has been genetically engineered to withstand heavy pesticide spraying, laboratory testing has found.
|Five pesticides used in US are banned in other countries|
Center for Investigative Reporting - 10/23/2014. By Rachael Bale - As the European Union moves to phase out 22 toxic pesticides, a new study raises the question of what will happen to crops without them. In the United States, growers rely on many pesticides that other countries have banned.