|Fighting West Nile Virus Shouldn’t Mean Poisoning People|
Newsweek - 10/5/2015. By Kristen Wartman - On September 21, at around 9 p.m., Keegan Stephan was biking home through the Sunnyside neighborhood of Queens, New York, when he decided to stop at a Mexican food truck to grab a quick dinner. As he waited in line with about five other customers, a police car crept by, warning pedestrians through a loudspeaker to get indoors immediately because pesticides for West Nile virus control were being administered. A truck trailed behind the police, spraying a fine mist into the air.
|Think Europe's halting GMOs? It could be heading for more|
Reuters - 10/5/2015. By Sybille de la Hamaide and Barbara Lewis - The large number of European countries opposing GMO cultivation may have given the impression the bloc is putting a brake on GMOs but with new crops queuing for approval and key countries leaving the door open, output is more likely to grow than wane.
|Majority of EU nations seek opt-out from growing GM crops|
Reuters - 10/4/2015. By Barbara Lewis - Nineteen EU member states have requested opt-outs for all or part of their territory from cultivation of a Monsanto genetically-modified crop, which is authorized to be grown in the European Union, the European Commission said on Sunday.