|Leigh Hallett nurtures Maine farmers markets|
Portland Press Herald - 1/17/2016. By Mary Pols - The executive director of the Maine Federation of Farmers' Markets advocates for vendors and educates consumers, especially those who receive SNAP benefits.
|Interactive: The most polluted states in America|
Journal Star (Lincoln, Neb.) - 1/17/2016. By Christina Lavignia - Nebraska is on the list of most polluted states in America. See how it stacks up with those even more polluted and what the statistics show about pollution here.
|Monsanto’s MON863 maize is withdrawn from the European market|
GM Watch - 1/17/2016. The GMO “event” known as MON863, which is found in several GM plants, including maize, is no longer authorised for commercialisation in the EU. All varieties containing this event, alone or in “stacked” crops with other traits, as well as crossed varieties bred from these plants, will no longer be sold.
|Demand for Non-GMO Products Hits the Seed Industry|
EcoWatch - 1/17/2016. By Ken Roseboro - The Non-GMO Project label is increasingly appearing on food products in the U.S. and now seed companies are starting to display the butterfly label. A few seed companies, seeing the growing demand for non-GMO products, are getting seed varieties Non-GMO Project verified though the numbers remain small compared with the number of non-GMO verified food companies.