|MOFGA lauds bill requiring GMO labeling|
Portland Daily Sun - 7/10/2013. By David Carkhuff - When Gov. Paul LePage signs a bill in January that identifies foods containing genetically modified organisms, Maine will become the second state in the country to adopt labeling requirements for foods derived from genetically modified crops and animals, according to Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, or MOFGA.
|Governor LePage Pledges Support For GMO Labeling|
MOFGA Announcements - 7/10/2013. The Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA) applauds Governor Paul LePage’s announcement that he supports LD 718 – An Act To Protect Maine Food Consumers’ Right to Know about Genetically Engineered Food. The bill was recently enacted in the Maine Legislature, with overwhelming support in both the House and Senate. Although the Legislature officially adjourns today, Governor LePage has promised to sign the bill in January, when the Legislature convenes for the second session.
|Monsanto Is Losing the Press|
Mother Jones - 7/10/2013. By Tom Philpott - Ah, high summer. Time to read stories about the declining effectiveness of GMO-seed giant Monsanto's flagship products: crops engineered to resist insects and withstand herbicides.