|Buffeted by threats on all sides, Apalachicola fights to save its oyster industry|
The Working Waterfront - 5/21/2014. By Shey Conover and Nick Battista - Apalachicola, a city on a triangle-shaped point that juts out from Florida's panhandle into the Gulf of Mexico, is known for oysters and seafood. If it weren't the primary fishing community on the state's last true working bay, Apalachicola would be another small town, forgotten along the side of the highway.
|GM - Great Mystery|
The Daily Journal [San Mateo, Calif.] - 5/21/2014. OpEd by Dorothy Dimitre - Whenever we read an article about how safe GM (genetically modified) foods are, we can be sure that it was written by someone closely associated with the GM industry. They are out to convince us that their products are completely safe and there’s no reason for concern. This is a perfect example of how various facets of the food industry try to convince us that there is no harm - only good - to come from their experimenting with our food. But many well-qualified scientists who are not connected to the industry will tell us otherwise.
|Rural Oregon voters back ban on GMO crops amid U.S. labeling uproar|
Chicago Tribune - 5/21/2014. By Shelby Sebens - Voters in two small Oregon counties on Tuesday approved controversial ballot measures to ban cultivation of genetically engineered crops within their boundaries, though one measure is vulnerable to legal challenge under a new state law.
|Will We Still Have Fruit if Bees Die Off?|
Wired - 5/20/2014. By Gwen Pearson - A photo has been circulating for a while that suggests our grocery stores will look like this in a world without bees. Is that true? Will our food choices be radically limited, come the future Beepocalypse?