|California pushes rule banning toxic flame retardants|
Chicago Tribune - 3/27/2013. By Michael Hawthrone - California officials vowed Tuesday to move forward on a new fire safety rule that could eliminate the use of toxic flame retardants in household furniture and baby products sold nationwide.
|Seeds of suicide|
The Asian Age - 3/27/2013. By Vanadana Shiva - Monsanto and its PR machinery seek to delink the epidemic of farmers’ suicides in India from the company’s growing control over cotton seed supply - 95 per cent of India’s cotton seed is now controlled by Monsanto.
|BioDemocracy or Corporatocracy: The Food Fight of Our Lives|
Organic Consumers - 3/27/2013. By Ronnie Cummins - For two decades, starting with the controversial introduction of Monsanto’s recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH) and Calgene’s Flavr Savr tomato in 1994, polls have consistently shown that U.S. consumers are wary, indeed alarmed, about the new technology of genetic engineering (GE).