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  1. lawsuits
    Did Monsanto Hire Online Trolls to Attack Critics?A pending lawsuit makes the allegation.
  2. gmos
    New Report Suggests GMOs Have Had Zero Effect on Lowering Pesticide UseOr, for that matter, increased crop yields.
  3. Mergers
    German Drug Company Offers $62 Billion for Monsanto to MergeThis would create the world’s largest agricultural supplier.
  4. Bad Decisions
    A Farming Cartoonist Was Fired for Joking About Big AgricultureHighly paid CEOs don’t have a sense of humor.
  5. Health Concerns
    The FDA Will Finally Test Food for Traces of the Weed Killer RoundupIt’s considered “probably carcinogenic to humans” by the WHO.
  6. Drama
    10 Takeaways About the Secret World of Corn EspionageThe head of a Chinese spy ring is facing trial next month for stealing agricultural technology.
  7. Video Feed
    Here’s the Trailer for Farmland, a Down-Home Food Doc Brought toA consortium of industry forces tries to explore their cinematic side.
  8. Food Politics
    Surprise! Monsanto Executive Wins World Food PrizeThe award favors industrialized farming.
  9. Food Politics
    6 Things to Know About the World Food Prize’s PoliticsMonsanto and the Gates Foundation are big donors.
  10. Food Politics
    Maine Lawmakers Push Hard for GMO Food LabelsThe bill has bipartisan support.
  11. Food Politics
    Connecticut Approves First Broad GMO Labeling Bill; New York Rejects AnotherSeedy business.
  12. Health
    The Latest Opponents of GMOs: Chuck Norris and Ben & Jerry’sTwo tough adversaries.
  13. Wheat From Chaff
    Japan Refuses U.S. Wheat After Discovery of Unapproved GMO Strain in OregonThe GMO strain of wheat was never approved.
  14. Wheat From Chaff
    Dietician Dismissed From Policy Group Pointed Out Other Members’ GMO FoodTrouble at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  15. Food Politics
    Pollan on 37: ‘It Will Continue and Get Very Expensive’Monsanto et al better watch out.
  16. Frankenfood
    Proposition 37 Defeated By 53% of California VotersThe opposition raised over $43 million to convince voters their grocery costs would sky-rocket.
  17. Frankenfood
    The L.A. Times Recommends Voting ‘No’ on Prop. 37The paper stands in direct opposition to Alice Waters, Michael Pollan, and Mario Batali.
  18. Frankenfoods
    California to Vote on Whether GMOs Need Their Own LabelNearly one million signatures were collected for a ballot measure that supports labeling.
  19. Mediavore
    McDonald’s Pressures Pork Supplier; Qdoba Offers Free Food to Kissing CustomersAfter Chipotle airs a Super Bowl ad, The Golden Arches addresses the confinement of pigs.
  20. Mediavore
    Former Genuardi’s Markets to Become Weis; Mickey D’s Shuns HogPlus: Bon Appetit hits the iPad; and a smooch gets you a buy-one-get-one-free dealy at Qdoba today, all in our morning news roundup.
  21. Mediavore
    S.M. Farmers Market Donates Food to Occupy L.A.; Authorities Went Overboard inSurveillance and raids on Rawsome and a Ventura farmer went “too far” the involved agencies admit.
  22. Mediavore
    Even Sunset Wants In on the Street Food Thing; Monsanto Wants to Donate
  23. Mediavore
    Choke-Proof Hot Dog Revealed; Monsanto Draws Criticism for Haiti PlansSeeds destined for Haiti come under fire while the inventor of popcorn shrimp has a new food-adjustment.
  24. Mediavore
    Benno Needs a Restaurant Name; Cook-off at Rikers IslandPlus: food activists unimpressed with Monsanto, and pretzels: so hot right now, all in our morning news roundup.
  25. Mediavore
    Ka-Carlos Shutters; Food Activists Unimpressed with MonsantoPlus: Americans prefer bolder flavors, and NBA logos get edible, all in our morning news roundup.
  26. Mediavore
    Blame 76ers Guard for Promoter Bill; Food Activists Unimpressed with MonsantoPlus: American palates shift, and the NBA goes edible.
  27. Mediavore
    Gordon Ramsay Plans T.V. Show on the Subcontinent; San Diego Garden UnitesA television chef looks to a new year and a new plan, while city farming provides relief for the displaced.
  28. Mediavore
    Andersonville Resto Accused of Wage Theft; Oscar Mayer Expands FocusPlus: ironic disaster at a Weight Watchers meeting, and Monsanto accused of antitrust violations, all in our morning news roundup.
  29. Mediavore
    Boston’s Cocktails Getting Better; Kevin Garnett Graces Wheaties BoxPlus: Seattle’s Best Coffee in stores, and Oscar Mayer’s new campaign looks beyond wieners, all in our morning news roundup.