|Track record mixed for GE crops|
The Seattle Times - 10/19/2013. By Sandi Doughton - Some have reduced insecticide use, but others have spawned herbicide-resistant weeds and led to overuse of Roundup.
|Huge GMO News|
Huffington Post - 10/19/2013. By Ocean Robbins - It hasn't been a good week for Monsanto and the rest of the biotech industry. Just three days ago, Mexico banned genetically engineered corn. Citing the risk of imminent harm to the environment, a Mexican judge ruled that, effective immediately, no genetically engineered corn can be planted in the country. This means that companies like Monsanto will no longer be allowed to plant or sell their corn within the country's borders.
|Pepsi, Coke, Nestle top multi-million-dollar campaign against I-522|
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 10/18/2013. By Joel Connelly - Pepsico, Coca-Cola and NestleUSA have each put up more than $1 million to defeat Washington’s Initiative 522, money the food industry giants channeled through a “Defense of Brands Strategic Account,” set up by the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) so companies would leave no footprints.