|Japan cancels some US wheat exports after discovery of GM wheat in Oregon|
KGW-8 - Portland, Oregon - 5/30/2013. Japan, the second-biggest importer of U.S. wheat behind Mexico, canceled some orders while the U.S. tries to figure how the illegal Monsanto wheat got to the Eastern Oregon farm. Other top Asian importers, like South Korea, China and the Philippines are closely monitoring the situation. Many countries won't accept imports of genetically-modified foods. The European Union announced it's preparing to test incoming wheat shipments after the discovery.
|Mexico protests Monsanto with a Carnival of Corn|
Waging Nonviolence - 5/30/2013. By Alex Mensing - On Saturday, about 2,000 participants gathered in Mexico City for the Carnaval del Maíz, a “Carnival of Corn” to celebrate Mexico’s rich diversity of native corn, threatened by Monsanto’s plans to introduce a genetically modified variety of the crop.
|Genetically modified wheat mysteriously found in farm|
MSNBC - 5/30/2013. Federal authorities are scrambling to find out how genetically modified wheat created by bio-tech giant Monsanto ended up in an Oregon wheat farm. Dave Murphy, the founder of “Food Democracy, Now!” discusses.