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Seeds of discontent: Stomach-turning GMO debate heats up

Seeds of discontent: Stomach-turning GMO debate heats up | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it

Ever since genetically modified organisms entered the mainstream in 1996, Alfalfa's has tried to keep them off of its shelves.

Seventeen years later, Whole Foods isn't going quite that far but it now plans to require GMO labeling in every one of its stores by 2018.

The Boulder Journal - Business-03/26/13

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Why Organic Food May Not Be Healthier For You : NPR

Why Organic Food May Not Be Healthier For You : NPR | AP Human Geography @ Hermitage High School - Ms. Anthony | Scoop.it
Even though organic food has less pesticide residue, a new review of several recent studies finds scant evidence that it has more nutrients or fewer risky bacteria than conventionally grown food.
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Bhutan's Agriculture Industry Goes 100% Organic

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Bhutan's Agriculture Industry Goes 100% Organic - Worldcrunch

 

You have to start somewhere, and a small country is a good place.  Bhutan has vowed to go 100% organic in its agriculture industry within the next 10 years.  In a struggle to compete with its large neighbor, India, it will promote its 3% arable land as the source of organic produce.  They will have to train its farmers in these practices and convince some that this is the right move for their country.

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Michael Crumpton's comment, November 1, 2012 8:49 AM
There was an interesting article i read about a controversy regarding the queen of England's Diamond Jubilee and the attendance of the King of Bhutan who of course is a repressive ruler who is accused of human rights violations.
Michael Crumpton's comment, November 1, 2012 8:49 AM
Oh sorry by the way if you wish to read it, it is on this link below
Michael Crumpton's comment, November 1, 2012 8:49 AM
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/theroyalfamily/9276049/Queens-Diamond-Jubilee-The-king-and-queen-of-all-photographs.html