|Every Last Leaf|
Down East - 11/16/2015.By Rebecca Martin Evarts - The harvest isn’t over in Hancock County until Hannah Semler gets gleaning.
|TPP Fine Print: Biotech Seed Companies Win Again|
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy - 11/16/2015. By Ben Lilliston - After six years of secret negotiations, the dozen countries that make up the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) have finally made the text public. The full implications of the broad-reaching, 30 chapter, 5000-plus page deal will be analyzed intensely in the coming months leading up to a U.S. Congressional up or down vote. A close look at the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) chapter shows how just a few lines in TPP can turn into a big win for an industry—in this case, the biotech seed industry.