|Distrust over EU GM Crop Approvals Grows as at Least 15 Countries Move towards National Bans|
Organic Consumers - 10/2/2015. Brussels – In the latest blow to the European Commission’s laissez-faire approach to GM crops, at least 16 EU countries and four regions (in two other countries) are in the process of banning the cultivation of GM crops on their territories, with more expected to follow by a 3 October deadline for notifications to the EU, said Greenpeace.
|Are Your Children Roundup-Ready?|
The Cornucopia Institute - 10/1/2015. For thousands of years, children ate the same food their parents ate when they were children. In the United States today, this is no longer the case. Most dramatically, the proliferation of the use of the herbicide glyphosate, made possible by genetically engineered (GE) foods, is subjecting our children to a large-scale science experiment.
Boothbay Register - 10/1/2015. By Ben Bulkeley - At Fuzzy Udder Creamery in Whitefield, there is a special focus on being local.
|Organic Diet Reduced Children’s Exposure to Pesticides|
Environmental Working Group - 10/1/2015. By Victoria Chang - New research in the peer-reviewed journal Environmental Health Perspectives found that an organic diet significantly lowered concentrations of certain pesticides in two groups of California children.