|Food fight: Why the debate over ‘food sovereignty’ continues|
Bangor Daily News - 3/28/2016. By Abigail Curtis - Even though the Maine Senate voted last week against a proposed amendment to the Maine Constitution that states every individual has a “natural and unalienable right to food,” supporters of the change are not giving up the fight.
|GMO labels spread as U.S. congressional effort to halt them fades|
Reuters - 3/28/2016.By Lisa Baertlein - Even as General Mills Inc and other companies vow to keep fighting mandatory labeling of genetically modified food ingredients, they have begun rolling out these disclosures across the United States to comply with a new Vermont law.
|EPA Watchdog to Investigate Monsanto GMOs and Superweeds|
Environmental Working Group - 3/28/2016. By Emily Cassidy - Genetically modified corn and soybeans were supposed to reduce chemical use on farms, but instead they’ve done the exact opposite by creating herbicide-resistant "superweeds" and increasing the use of Monsanto’s toxic weed killer Roundup. Now the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's internal watchdog wants to know how this chemical war on weeds is affecting human health and the environment.