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Simplot's GMO Potato Plan Advances
Business  (tags: Simplot, Agribusiness, Potatoes, Innate, GMO, Agriculture, Farming, Farmers, Consumers, Food, Concerns, Biotech )

Brian
- 181 days ago - idahostatesman.com
"The Boise agribusiness says that its Innate spuds reduce waste. But farmers might struggle to sell them."
Moified Corn a Step Closer to Approval in Europe
Business  (tags: corporate, consumers, ethics, farming, genetically modified, DuPont, Dow Chemical, EU, farmers, farming )

Carol
- 315 days ago - nytimes.com
LONDON -- After 13 years, six scientific opinions and two legal challenges, an insect-resistant type of corn is on the verge of being approved by the European Union
*Take Action* Support Small Independent Farmers
Business  (tags: americans, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, environment, Farmers, Farmers markets, GMO, monsanto, politics, SustainableDevelopment )

Kit
- 405 days ago - regulations.gov
Right now, the former Monsanto super lobbyist Michael Taylor - and now Obama's Food Safety Czar - is busy crafting new FDA food safety rules that could wipe out half of America's small, local and organic family farmers.
Stop Land Grabs PLEASE SIGN
Business  (tags: business, environment, ethics, food, business, money, farmers )

Jeanne
- 448 days ago - behindthebrands.org
Companies like Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Associated British Foods (ABF) buy and produce huge amounts of sugar around the world. And as demand for sugar increases, so does the rush for land to grow it on.
USDA Refuses to Investigate Illegal GMO Contamination
Business  (tags: USDA, CFS, Washington state, GMO's, farmers, investigationhumans, environment, ethics, government, society )

Carrie
- 453 days ago - centerforfoodsafety.org
Center for Food Safety (CFS) today filed a formal legal petition demanding action from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on behalf of Washington State farmers and CFS members, Joseph and Michelle Peila, whose conventional alfalfa crop was...
Monsanto and Seed Patents. As Only Jon Stewart Can Explain It.
Business  (tags: Farmers, Seeds, Crops, Patent laws, attorneys, lawsuits, Monsanto, Daily show with Jon Stewart )

Diane
- 459 days ago - thedailyshow.com
The world according to Monsanto: "Sometimes farmers act in a manner that is not in the best interest of the biotechnology seed companies." Golden.
Tomato Growers Want Compensation for Losses in 2008 Outbreak
Business  (tags: farmers, tomato growers, government, FDA, economy, money, farming )

Carrie
- 510 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
Five years after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) legally, but mistakenly, warned people in Texas and New Mexico that tomatoes were likely responsible for a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Saintpaul, the tomato growers who suffered losses...
US Farmers Keep Eye on Immigration Reform
Business  (tags: Americans, farmers, immigration reform, economy, government, law, labor, farming )

Carrie
- 514 days ago - voanews.com
American farmers are experiencing a shortage of people to work their fields. The workers they do have are largely from Latin America and in the United States with false documents. Farmers say without immigration reform, both problems will continue.
Idaho Farmers Sue Monsanto Over GMO Wheat
Business  (tags: Idaho, Eastern Oregon, farmers, federal lawsuit, class action, Monsanto, GM Roundup Ready wheat, infiltration with non-GM, other state lawsuits )

Judy
- 559 days ago - news.yahoo.com
Farmers in Idaho have filed a potentially class action lawsuit against seed giant Monsanto after genetically engineered wheat was found in an eastern Oregon field.
US Farmers May Stop Planting GMOs After Poor Yields.
Business  (tags: Farmers, GMOs, poor yields, frankenfood, biotech )

Roseann
- 679 days ago - responsibletechnology.org
Some US farmers are considering returning to conventional seed after increased pest resistance and crop failures meant GM crops saw smaller yields globally than their non-GM counterparts. Farmers in the USA pay about an extra $100 per acre for GM seed, an
Kern County Farmers Take on Oil Industry, California
Business  (tags: California, farmers, "unrestricted drilling ordinance", oil companies, environmental waivers, Venoco Inc., California Environmental Quality Act, CEQA exemptions, full review of environmental harm, Gov. Brown favors exemptions )

Judy
- 752 days ago - latimes.com
California's largest oil-producing county long ago passed an 'unrestricted drilling' ordinance. But now Kern farmers are fighting environmental waivers granted by the state.
H&M: End Cotton Crimes ACTION
Business  (tags: business, corporate, world, Uzbekistan, farmers, consumers, money, children, family, humanrights )

Nancy
- 759 days ago - action.laborrights.org
Every year the government of Uzbekistan forcibly mobilizes over a million children, teachers, public servants and private sector employees for the manual planting and harvesting of cotton.
Keep UFW Heat Bill Advancing ACTION
Business  (tags: farmers, California, work conditions, UFW, business, corruption, ethics )

Nancy
- 953 days ago - action.ufw.org
Farm workers are dying from heat. In fact, since California issued its landmark 2005 regulations to keep farm workers from dying of extreme heat, preventable farm worker deaths are still occurring at a similar pace as before.
How Your College Is Selling Out to Big Ag
Business  (tags: education, college, food, health, Monsanto, environment, gmo, farmers, legal action, ethics, world, corruption, health )

Nancy
- 958 days ago - motherjones.com
Now there's this eye-opening new report from Food & Water Watch (FWW) that documents in painstaking detail how the food and agrichemical industries have transformed our national public agricultural research infrastructure into essentially an R&D and...
Tell the EPA to Reject the Pesticide That's Killing Bees ACTION By Tuesday
Business  (tags: Bayer, pesticides, Clothianidin, bees, farmers, honey, pollination )

Nancy
- 1040 days ago - act.credoaction.com
It is outrageous that the E.P.A. is putting a vital species, the livelihoods of farmers and beekeepers, and our very food supply at risk just so Bayer can peddle its pesticide.
 

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