|Public invited to attend meetings on farm bill|
Bangor Daily News - 10/28/2014. The Farm Service Agency and the University of Maine Cooperative Extension are planning a series of Farm Bill informational meetings to be held Nov. 4 through Dec. 1 at locations around Maine.
|Food Co-ops in Maine|
Maine Public Broadcasting - 10/27/2014. By Jennifer Rooks - A look at the rise of food co-ops in Maine. We'll find out how they differ from your local grocery store, and the benefits of joining a co-op. 51-minute broadcast.
|Who should define ‘natural’ food?|
Aljazeera - 10/27/2014. By Michele Simon - The natural products business is booming. By some industry estimates, retail sales topped an eye-popping $100 billion last year, with nearly 60 percent coming from food. No wonder more food marketers are labeling their products - from Pepsi to Cheetos - natural. But what does the term actually mean?
|Groups Call for Labeling of 300 Inerts Ingredients as EPA Delists 72 Already Discontinued|
Beyond Pesticides - 10/27/2014. Calling it a response to a petition filed by Beyond Pesticides and other groups back in 2006, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Thursday its proposal to remove 72 no longer used inert ingredients from its list of approved pesticide ingredients – as groups asked for public disclosure of all inerts ingredients in pesticide formulations on product labels.