|USDA's Meat ID Labels Spark International Food Fight|
Investor's Business Daily - 11/25/2013. By Claran McEvoy - Most Americans don't know where their chicken, beef and pork were born, raised and slaughtered, but a new rule now requires that labeling. Supporters say it educates consumers. But critics, including major meat companies, say it's a costly and unnecessary protectionist measure.
|Iowans worry about ethanol's lost political clout|
The Morning Sun (Michigan) - 11/25/2013. By Thomas Beaumont, AP - For decades, presidential candidates' chances in Iowa were wounded if not doomed unless they backed federal support for ethanol, a boon to the state's corn-growing economy. That’s changing.
|The Pesticide Connection|
Chemical & Engineering News - 11/25/2013. By Lauren K. Wolf - Interesting story about investigating links between pesticides (including rotenone and paraquat) and other substances (illegal drugs) and Parkinson’s disease.