|Grassless pens feed Britain’s taste for cheap beef|
The Sunday Times (UK) - 9/29/2013. By Richard Sadler and Jonathan Leake - British farmers are adopting industrialised, American-style beef farming, cramming thousands of cattle into grassless pens to be fattened up for market.
|Biotech Lobbyists Use Deception in Opposing GMO Labeling, Again|
Organic Connections - 9/29/2013. By Michele Simon - Lobbyists for leading pesticide and junk food companies aren’t very creative, at least when it comes to fighting labels on genetically-engineered foods. The current effort Washington State against labeling is looking strikingly similar to last year’s in California. The No on 522 campaign even recycled the colors in their logo. (See No on 522 v. No on 37.) In another illustration of déjà vu, the opposition in Washington State is trotting out the argument that voters should reject the measure because it contains a few exemptions.