|New Partnership Helps Farming Veterans|
WABI-TV - 7/23/2015. By Brenna Kelly - A new partnership to help veterans in the farming community took off Thursday in Swanville. The Memorandum of Agreement was signed at Ireland Hill Farms. [The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry will promote ag products grown or processed by military veterans in the state.]
|U.S. House passes anti-GMO labeling law|
CNBC - 7/23/2015. By Carey Gillam, Reuters - The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a hotly debated measure that blocks any mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically engineered crops, including pre-empting a state law set to take effect next year in Vermont.
|BREAKING: You Don’t Matter. House Votes for Monsanto’s Right to Deceive Consumers|
Organic Consumers - 7/23/2015. By Katherine Paul - Today, 275 members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of H.R. 1599, the DARK (Deny Americans the Right to Know) Act. By voting for the DARK Act, these politicians voted against truth and transparency, against science, against the more than century-old right of states to legislate on matters relating to food safety and labeling.
|Obituary: William F. Noon – 1949-2015|
Portland Press Herald - 7/23/2015. William F. Noon (Bill) passed away on July 15, 2015, at his home with his family, after a year and a half battle with a very rare and aggressive Lymphoma. He endured cancer care at Dana Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, where the committed doctors did everything they could to try to cure him. He had the incredible grit to stay on his feet to the day before his death.