|Fracking our Farms: A Tale of Five Farming Families|
Organic Consumers - 2/20/2013. By Alexis Baden-Mayer - Their names are Carol, Steve & Jackie, Susan, Marilyn & Robert, and Christine. They share a bond. Two bonds, actually: They all own, or owned, farms. And those farms, along with their own health and the health of their farm animals, have all been ruined by fracking.
|GMO Labeling Bill Introduced in U.S. Congress|
Food Safety News - 2/20/2013. By Dan Flynn - Today Colorado’s Jared Polis will announce, outside a reborn organic retail store in Boulder, that he is introducing a federal bill in Congress to mandate the labeling of food containing genetically modified organisms in all 50 states.
|U.S. Supreme Court Let’s Stand Minnesota Ruling Regarding Pesticide Drift on Organic Farmland|
Corporate Crime Reporter - 2/20/2013. The U.S. Supreme Court let stand a Minnesota Supreme Court decision that prohibits Minnesota organic farmers from recovering against pesticide applicators for financial harm stemming from loss of organic certification due to pesticide drift or overspray. The ruling catches Minnesota organic farmers and certifiers between conflicting state and federal laws.
|In Battling Monsanto's Greed, Tenacity Matters|
Creators.com - 2/20/2013. By Jim Hightower - Remember the 1950s horror movie "The Bad Seed"? Any remake should cast Monsanto in the title role, because whenever something scary is being done to our food, you can usually find Monsanto lurking in the shadows.