|Moms turn in BPA petition|
Kennebec Journal - 6/22/2012. By Susan M. Cover – Augusta: More than a dozen mothers turned in signatures Thursday to try to compel the state Board of Environmental Protection to ban the chemical bisphenol-A from baby and toddler food packaging.
|Monsanto’s corn-soy solution for feeding the world is all wrong|
Kennebec Journal - 6/22/2012. Op-Ed by Denis Thoet – How are we going to feed a world population of 9 billion by the year 2050? Monsanto thinks it knows the answer: more corn and soy production through "improved" bioengineered seed and "no till" cropping. "No till" is a euphemism for using Monsanto-produced Roundup to kill the weeds in your corn and soy fields so you can then plant your Roundup-resistant seeds, also made by Monsanto.
|Maine strawberry crop bountiful thanks to hot spring|
Bangor Daily News - 6/22/2012. By Andrew Bulfinch – Berwick: Isabella Costello came to Riverside Farm with her mother and big brother Thursday morning taking advantage of the strong season for the juicy red berries. According to owner Dave Tuttle, this season is particularly ideal for strawberries due in large part to the warm weather this region has experienced since spring.