I’m moderating an online webinar on the new Slow Food book, Ark of Taste, with authors David S. Shields and Giselle Kennedy Lord. For information and registration click here. It’s at 4:00 p.m. EST.
GM crops: up, up, and away
The USDA has just released the latest figures on planting of genetically modified soybeans, corn, and cotton in the United States. GM varieties comprise 60-70% of all corn and cotton, and 90% of soybeans. On this basis, if a food containing corn or soybeans is not labeled Certified Organic or GM-free, you should assume it is GM.
(posted from Scagway, en route to fairbanks)