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Food News: Monsanto, Ag-gag laws, and GMO labeling

There's some stuff going on that ethical foodies here might be interested in...

Boo!:
Court rules for Monsanto/ against organic farmers
http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/americas/united-states/120229/monsanto-lawsuit-brought-organic-farmers-dismissed

If you live in either of these states, contact your reps. Bullshit alert!
Ag-gag legislation signed into law in Iowa, likely in Utah
http://eatdrinkbetter.com/2012/03/02/see-no-evil-end-no-evil-utah-and-idaho-ag-gag-bills-foolishness-to-fruition/

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Yay!:
At least 18 states have GMO-labeling legislation pending, most recently Connecticut and Vermont
http://eatdrinkbetter.com/2012/03/06/new-connecticut-bill-seeks-gmo-labeling/
http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_24978.cfm

with a petition circulating to get the issue on the 2012 ballot in California
http://www.redwoodtimes.com/garbervillenews/ci_19962985

Knowledge is power! -- someone smart

Don't let the bastards win! -- Yabbit (tho she's cooler than me, and typically says it in Latin)

:-)

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