|Is the Organic Label Worth Saving?|
The Cornucopia Institute - 9/29/2015. By Mark Kastel - We are getting more correspondence from our farmer-members, and consumers, asking whether it’s time to give up the fight to save the integrity of the organic label from corporate plunderers and their all-too-accommodating federal regulators. Many suggest that it's time to create an alternative label and/or an alternative certification system.
|U.S. workers sue Monsanto claiming herbicide caused cancer|
Reuters - 9/29/2015. By Carey Gillam - A U.S. farm worker and a horticultural assistant have filed lawsuits claiming Monsanto Co.'s Roundup herbicide caused their cancers and Monsanto intentionally misled the public and regulators about the dangers of the herbicide.