Food

October 26, 2013

Protecting NY's Food Shed from FRACing and GMO

Food, GMOs & FRACing don't mix. The organization Stop the Minisink Compression Station invites journalists to cover their rally, taking place at Union Square in Manhattan, noon-2pm.

"World Food Prize: Controversy Dogs Ceremony"

"This year’s World Food Prize laureates called on a hungry world to embrace the seeds they helped develop, despite controversy that threatens to limit the reach of biotech crops."

"Three researchers who played prominent roles in developing genetically modified crops — Mary-Dell Chilton of Syngenta, Robert T. Fraley of Monsanto and Marc Van Montagu of Belgium — were awarded the World Food Prize on Thursday at the Iowa Capitol. The music- and history-filled ceremony highlighted the prize’s biggest and most controversial week yet."

Source: Des Moines Register, 10/18/2013

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