Supreme Court Questions Ban of Biotech alfalfa

By MARY CLARE JALONICK (AP) WASHINGTON — Supreme Court justices on Tuesday sharply questioned a lower court’s decision that has prohibited biotech giant Monsanto Co. from selling genetically engineered alfalfa seeds,...

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The 50-year Farm Bill

As our attention turns toward the 2012 Farm Bill, it’s appropriate to look at a farm bill that has an eye toward the future – 50 years into the future, to be exact. Wes Jackson, founder of The Land Institute in...

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Senate Gears Up for Action on Food Safety

Originally posted on Food Safety News By Helena Bottemiller on April 13, 2010 After months of uncertainty, the Senate is expected to bring pending food safety legislation to the floor within the next week. The FDA Food Safety...

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