|Republicans and Democrats Introduce New Bill To Aid Beginning Farmers|
The Cornucopia Institute - 4/29/2013. Tivoli, N.Y. - Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa and Representative Tim Walz of Minnesota announced the introduction of the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Opportunity Act of 2013 in both the Senate and the House of Representatives. The two identical bills expand opportunities and remove barriers for beginning farmers and those who wish to pursue a career in agriculture.
|Maine doctors, grocers battle over selling energy drinks to minors|
Bangor Daily News - 4/29/2013. By Matthew Stone - Augusta: Representatives from the grocery and beverage industries squared off against three medical groups Monday as the Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee heard testimony on a bill that would bar energy drink sales to minors.
|Your Body Is a Corporate Test Tube|
TomDispatch - 4/28/2013. By Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner - Just over three years ago, an explosion on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig leased by BP killed 11 people, injured 17, and polluted the Gulf of Mexico with 210 million gallons of Louisiana sweet crude. It turns out, however, that the casualty toll didn’t end with those 28 workers. The real number may reach into the thousands.