|Argentines Link Health Problems to Agrochemicals|
Aurora Advocate (Kent, Ohio) - 10/18/2013. By Michael Warren, AP - Argentine farmworker Fabian Tomasi was never trained to handle pesticides. His job was to keep the crop-dusters flying by filling their tanks as quickly as possible, although it often meant getting drenched in poison.
|Foster Farms apologizes for salmonella outbreak|
Los Angeles Times - 10/18/2013. By David Pierson and Tiffany Hsu - Poultry producer Foster Farms says it has already reaped rewards from new safety measures after a salmonella outbreak this month.
|GM agriculture is not the answer to seed diversity – it's part of the problem|
The Guardian [UK] - 10/17/2013. By Teresa Anderson, Poverty Matters - For thousands of years, farmers across the globe have skilfully observed, saved and bred a wealth of seed diversity, cultivating ever more crop varieties to deal with the challenges of farming. The need to save, exchange and pass seed on is so important to farming that it is embedded into cultural practices around the world to ensure future generations can have the seed diversity and complex farming knowledge they need to continue to grow food and develop crops.